Race and Equality: A Catalyst for Change

As a Black British person of Nigerian heritage, I’m deeply proud of my heritage and the tapestry of cultures that informs my identity. Married to a Canadian and raising a biracial child here in Canada, I understand the power of diversity firsthand.

The events of 2020 ignited in me a deeper commitment to speak out and drive change. I firmly believe that Black Lives Matter, and equally, that all lives carry inherent value.

This unwavering stance extends to my family, friends, and professional circles. I value open and honest conversations about race, diversity, and inclusion – even when they are uncomfortable.

As Chairperson of Listening and Learning Together (LLT) sessions, organized during my time at Capita PLC, I designed and facilitated monthly sessions covering topics such as:

  • Black Lives Matter
  • Diversity & Inclusion in the Workplace
  • Unconscious Bias
  • Women at Work
  • Mental Health & Wellbeing
  • LGBTQ+ Issues
  • New Ways of Working Post-COVID 19

Through these sessions, I fostered a safe space for dialogue, promoting a positive and inclusive work culture for a diverse workforce.