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Movers and Shakers | Evelyn Forde | Headteacher | Copthall School

Evelyn Forde is the headteacher of Copthall School, a high-performing, multi-cultural girls school based in North London. Tell us about your current job responsibilities,  do you have a typical day, week, month, or quarter? I have a student body of nearly a 1000 students and 140 staff, no day is typical! However, my role is…

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PRECIOUS Nights Online | The July 2020 edition

PRECIOUS Nights is a monthly event that gives you the opportunity to hear from previous PRECIOUS Award winners . Join us as they share the highs, lows and lessons of their journey and give actionable tips and advice. The evening is about storytelling, connecting, honesty and community in a unique atmosphere of collaboration and motivation….

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Movers and Shakers | Adanna Onuekwusi | Invicta Writers

Adanna Onuekwusi is the founder of Invicta Writers Shes run 1:1 and group writing courses that guide women in using creativity to access deeper self-connection, fulfilment and all round wellness. Adanna also teaches a range of tools to dismantle common feelings of being overwhelmed, uninspired and disconnected, and instead, literally rewrite our stories to be…

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Is Neurodiversity the new black?

Many hundreds of thousands of black and other minority men, women and children happen to have a neurodiversity – defined as a variation in how the human brain processes information, thinks, learns, socialises, feels and behaves.  Examples of neurodiversity are autism (Autistic Spectrum Condition), ADHD, Dyslexia and Tourette Syndrome. Neurodiversity, like any diversity, is about…

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Movers and Shakers | Pareece Rose Sandiford | New Ground Creations

Seven years ago, Pareece Rose Sandiford founded New Ground Creations (NGC) a social enterprise helping young people and those that support them, to overcome inner-city challenges through leadership and business skills.    What drove you to start your own business? The passing of my four friends at 15 years of age, drove me to start…

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Movers and Shakers | Grace Francis | DramEd

Grace Francis is the founder of DramEd, a company that creates creative educational experiences for families and children. DramEd celebrates performers and aims to play a significant role in making space for performing arts in childhood education. The company incorporates DramEd Educators, which deliver classes that teach core subjects through performing arts. Since launch they…

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On Leadership | Donna Herdsman

Here’s the latest in our leadership series. We ask a range of entrepreneurs, business owners, experts, women and men from a range of sectors and industries: ‘What Does Leadership Mean to You?’ Donna Herdsman, replies.   My overriding view is that we are all leaders. Family members, work colleagues, friends,  someone within your extended circle of acquaintances,…

Movers and Shakers | Dr Nicola Rollock Deputy Director, Centre for Research in Race & Education

Continuing our series of profiles of women of colour making their mark in leadership, business and work… Nicola is Deputy Director, Centre for Research in Race & Education at the University of Birmingham. The university is part of the Russell Group, one of 24 leading higher education institutions in the UK to excel in research, teaching and links with…