Oct 18, Your Move

In A Woman’s World – Blogging As A Black Man

Seeing a black man blogging about a topic(s) that they are passionate about or sharing their everyday is such a rare sight in modern society. From the naked eye it’s clear to see that blogging is female-dominated, with certain social media accounts, pages and movements even being dedicated to supporting and empowering female bloggers. It […]

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Oct 18, Your Move

Melanin Medics and The Racial Disparities In UK Medicine

Melanin Medics is an organisation dedicated to supporting the UK community of African-Caribbean aspiring medics, medical students and medical professionals – while also tackling the underrepresentation of African-Caribbean’s in UK Medicine. Melanin Medics has been focused on implementing practical, effective and positive solutions to help overcome underrepresentation and the multiple socio-economic barriers in the medical […]

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Sept 18, Your Move

The Ethnicity Pay Gap

During my time working at the institute of equality and diversity professionals I would see new posts pop up on a daily basis about the Gender pay gap. Even outside of the Diversity and Inclusion bubble many of us are aware of the push for recruitment reforms, whether you look in the private or public […]

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Sept 18, Your Move

How to strategise and protect your mental health while pushing for diversity and inclusion at work

Diversity and inclusion have become buzzwords across many industries and have become common topics for panel discussions, especially within the professional services sector. Working in law, there are countless diversity events, initiatives and award ceremonies and it seems like everyone has gone a bit diversity mad. However, when actively working in an organisation where you […]

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Sept 18, Your Move

Interview: Connect4Better (Cee4Bee)

Tell us a bit about Cee4Bee Connect4Better (Cee4Bee) is a three year old charity which sets out to improve the life chances of the minority black Afro-Caribbean living in UK. We want to reduce the statistics surrounding poverty within the Black community and want to see more Black African-Caribbeans breaking the glass ceiling in the […]

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Sept 18, Your Move

Graduate blues

Graduation ceremonies are a celebratory occasion. A pivotal life event where your friends and family come together to celebrate your achievements over the past 3-4 years. It is a day which is often remembered for a lifetime. But what comes after that? It is the first time in many young people’s lives where there is […]

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Jun 18, Your Move

Redefining the West-African Cuisine Experience Through Service

“Courteous treatment will make a customer a walking advertisement.” James Cash Penney “Make a customer, not a sale.” Katherine Barchetti I am an advocate for supporting black businesses and passionate about seeing our people win. Nonetheless, too often we like to set ourselves different expectations from other businesses that are striving and doing good in […]

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May 18, Your Move

How to get into fitness

I actually was inspired to get back into fitness whilst on a study year abroad. I wanted to be as fit as I was during my time at school. I remembered the days I was competitive and used to be involved in rugby, skipping and good at cross country. I was not as active as […]

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May 18, Your Move

Interview: NARLOA

1. Tell us a bit about NARLOA. NARLOA is a green/ clean skincare brand. Our products are homemade with minimal but effective ingredients. Our ethos revolves mainly around creating uncomplicated skincare that is free from synthetics and harmful chemicals. 2. What inspired you to create a skincare line?  I love skincare and I believe in […]

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