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Black History Month Podcasts


As part of Black History Month, we are pleased to launch a series of podcasts examining themes relating to race, ethnicity and inclusion. Aimed at promoting discussion, we hope you find the series to be thought provoking and informative. Find and listen to all 4 episodes in the series below. You can read more about our wider work in tackling racial inequality here.


Episode 1 - Natalie Batra in conversation with Natalie Morris  

This session with Natalie Morris, Senior Lifestyle Writer at Metro, examines black inclusion in journalism, and the role of the media in helping facilitate effective conversations about race.


Episode 2 - Raphaella Gabrasadig and Asma Rashid in conversation with Jacqueline Taiwo

This session with Jacqueline Taiwo, Principal at TowerBrook, will examine leadership and role modelling through the lens of race and gender, and the role of professional networks in supporting black women in reaching their career potential.


Episode 3 - Sarah Owadally in conversation with Kwaku Dapaah-Danquah

In this session, Kwaku, entrepreneur and Programme Manager at YSYS, will be sharing his personal and professional career path, as well as exploring ideas of black excellence, role modelling, and leadership.


Episode 4 - Michelle Anderson in conversation with Devinya Thomas

This feature will explore some of the themes raised in Devinya Thomas's photographic work "Good Hair", including black female identity, black hair, and how white-centric notions of "appropriateness" can exacerbate exclusion.


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