Being Black

Inclusion and diversity in awards – and businesses – can only be a good thing

I was fortunate enough to win the Inclusion and Diversity category in The East Midlands Business Desk ‘s Leadership awards earlier this month, and as a black and disabled entrepreneur, I often think about the idea behind inclusion and diversity categories when it comes to award ceremonies. For the most part, I believe them to …

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Introducing my new YouTube channel – I Can. I Will. Empowering people to be their best

I am absolutely thrilled to announce to launch of my new YouTube channel – I Can. I Will. Empowering people to be their best. I’ve toyed with the idea of starting a YouTube channel for a good couple of months now but it’s was a frightening prospect – would I come across badly? What would …

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“The Double Whammy of being Black and Disabled”

The Equality Act’s aim is to protect individuals who fall into the following categories: age, disability, gender reassignment, race, religion or belief, sexual orientation, marriage and civil partnership and pregnancy and maternity. I’ve often joked that because I fall into two of the above categories, life should be a breeze. Positive discrimination ought to work …

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