According to Runnymede Trust research: 75% of women of colour have experienced racism at work, and 61% report changing themselves to ‘fit in’. Forced to mould to conform: 61% report changing themselves to ‘fit-in’ at work, from the language or words they use (37%), their hairstyle (26%) and even their name (22%). Its time for […]
Event Highlights: Proximity Bias – Being Visible when working Remotely
Covid Lockdown showed us that we can all work from home and be productive. But how does it play out when working remotely is not a necessity and some are doing so while others aren’t? The antiquated assumption that those who work from home are less productive than those who work from the office has […]
7 Resilience Strategies for DEI Professionals
Working as a new short-term staff in a team of about five people, after being employed to relieve a member of the team who had been given a three-month compassionate leave, I knew first-hand what it meant to be discriminated against, when you are the only black person of colour in a team. One month […]
Stylist Magazine: Relationship career comparison: “My partner has a better job than me and I can’t help but compare”
Comparison culture is everywhere: on social media and in offices and friendship groups. But how does career comparison affect our romantic relationships? I shared my thoughts with Amy Beecham of Stylist magazine on this topic – read the article.