Everyday Actions to Become Better Ally at Work

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In this interview I spoke to Karen author, speaker and leadership coach about her book “Better Allies” and everyday actions people can take in the workplace towards being a better ally.

Musicians on an Inclusion Mission

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In this interview I speak to the founders of Digit Music and creators of Control One, a device that removes the restrictions to music creation for disabled artists.

Changing Cultures to Create Inclusion

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Emma Codd, the Global Inclusion Leader at Deloitte, talked to me about inclusion, changing organisational culture through everyday behaviours and the importance of leaders being accountable for change.

Inclusive Growth: No-one is Left Behind

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Kamran Mallick is the chief executive of Disability Rights UK. In this conversation we discuss inclusion in the context of the workplace and the pandemic and the importance of keeping intersectionality in mind for any diversity and inclusion initiatives.

Getting Data Savvy about Diversity

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Nicola Paul is a diversity and inclusion practitioner and founder of Good Work Life. In this interview we talked about good governance, looking at the same data through a different lens and personal actions around inclusion that everyone can commit to.

Inclusive travel by design

For this conversation, I caught up with Josh Wintersgill. Josh has the same condition as me, spinal muscular atrophy or SMA, and we know each other through those circles. The reason I wanted to talk to Josh is that, like me, he’s got a background in technology.  He’s also an entrepreneur and has set up […]

The inclusion initiative evidencing the bottom line

Freddie Herbert is a senior researcher for The Inclusion Initiative at the London School of Economics. This multi-disciplinary team was recently established to bridge the evidence gap between inclusive organisational culture and company performance. To open our conversation, Freddie told me about his professional background and his current work as a senior researcher at the […]

How to serve humanity with business

Iyas AlQasem is the Founder and Managing Partner of Beyond the Quarter. Iyas works with businesses to help them grow and to have values and purpose at the core of that growth.  I began by asking what led to Iyas setting up Beyond the Quarter consultancy.  I started my serious working life in technology consulting […]

Creating psychologically safe workplaces

Rikia Birindelli-Fayne works for an organisation called Catalyst, which is an NGO that works with some of the world’s leading companies. Catalyst’s mission is to create ‘workplaces that work for women’. The focus of my conversation with Rikia was the important topic of psychological safety and its impact in building more inclusive workplaces. To start […]

Harnessing the power of inclusive language

My guest Jenifer Clausell-Tormos has created some fantastic technology that can help increase the diversity of workforces and increase inclusivity within the workplace. I’m always interested in talking with technologists because I can see the role that technology can play in helping organisations scale up all that they do around diversity and inclusion.  We began […]

The inclusive entrepreneur

For this interview, I talked with my good friend, Srin Madipalli. We go back a long way. We both have the same disability, spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), a neuromuscular condition that we were born with. I met Srin through the SMA family. There are not many of us in the world. Srin has got a […]

Content builds community with di leaders

My interview for this week was with Mark Baker. I met Mark a couple of years ago when I was leaving a job in the city as a D&I leader to set up my diversity and inclusion consultancy. Mark and I connected on LinkedIn initially because I found out that he was organising a conference […]