Written by Sandra Larson. Unconditional acceptance and love are seemed to be the simplest things we could give to others. But do we really accept people as they are? Society is divided into two types of people: those who accept you and those who don’t. Let’s see the main diversity problems of the modern world … Continue reading Do we really Accept Others as They Are?
In preparation for Diversity Matters Awareness Week (#DMAW18) at London College of Communication, we partnered with DoGoodFilms to produce this short film mapping opinions of students and staff on representation, inclusion and the Black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) attainment gap... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=51igCcyD5HI This film serves as a conversation starter on race and representation at LCC, … Continue reading Diversity Matters x DoGoodFilms at London College of Communication
We're excited to host the first DMAW18 for London College of Communication 23rd - 27th April 2018 - join us! Partners of DMAW18 at London College of Communication include HueTribe, Arts SU, Diversity Studio, Let’s do Lunch Network, DoGoodFilms and our press partner, national Newspaper The Voice. BOOK NOW FOR DMAW18 AT LCC 23RD – … Continue reading BOOK NOW for DMAW18 at LCC 23rd – 27th April 2018!
In celebration of LGBT History Month in the UK and Black History Month in the US, DueDil organised an event to bring together people from the LGBTQ (+Allies) community, showcase celebrate diverse voices, and address diversity in the UK FinTech industry. Yana Binaev is this month's guest blogger “Normality is to be different. Every person is a different person. … Continue reading Diversity and Inclusivity: LGBT in UK FinTech Industry
This month's guest blogger is Petra, a new media journalism graduate working in employee communications and engagement in the public sector. Petra also voluntarily works as the communications lead, as part of the leadership team, for her company's Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic Staff Network Group. Collectively the group acts as a driving force for … Continue reading Diversity – Is It The Poisoned Chalice of Hope?
We're fast approaching that time of year already! The beginning of the year symbolically marks the start of fresh opportunities, a new season... and back to school! We're therefore very excited to extended our support for Albinism Crisis Outreach (ACO) with "Diversity Matters Beyond Borders: Back to School" campaign! Thanks to your ongoing support, in … Continue reading Diversity Matters Beyond Borders: Back to School for ACO
"Tis the season to be jolly..." During the festive season, here's a gentle reminder that 'Diversity is for life, not just a season!' We've experienced that of all the various form of diversity, race is often the one left unaddressed - 'brushed under the carpet'. It's become a bit of a taboo word in many … Continue reading Diversity is for Life, not just a Season!
It comes as a shock to many of us that in 2017 slavery can be prevalent. According to Amnesty International, more than 20,000 migrants, refugees and asylum seekers unlawfully held in detention centres are facing brutal treatments of beatings, torture and rape. For the thousands trying to escape to Europe by sea, they face being intercepted … Continue reading African Lives Matter: End Slavery NOW!
Diversity Matters hosted a creative participatory workshop at Central Saint Martins in support of a MA student's research project using Anansi (the folkloric spider) to address colonial agendas. The workshop which used masking making as an aid to discuss un-masking colonial agendas was in aid of Vaidehi's research on legal agendas, their influence on the distribution of stories … Continue reading Unmasking Colonial agendas: Beyond the façade
With many bank firms across the US and Western Europe addressing diversity within their own company cultures and with their clients, this article opens the discussion as to how one Italian bank has been fostering collaborative spaces with immigrant communities.