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Precious Nights at the Library | The Manchester edition

PRECIOUS Nights is on tour and our first stop is Manchester! Join us as this ground-breaking series of monthly PRECIOUS networking events for women of colour in business travels the UK. PRECIOUS Nights is a monthly event that provides an opportunity to hear from previous PRECIOUS Awards finalists and winners about their business journey, get actionable tips,…

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…

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What does leadership mean to you? | Funke Abimbola

Leadership is a matter of influence. I first realised this in a profound way when I was growing up in Nigeria. I am the eldest child in our family (as was my father) and come from a high-achieving Nigerian background. Anyone from a similar background will fully appreciate the weight of responsibility that goes with…

Movers and Shakers |Hasina Zaman | Compassionate Funerals

Hasina Zaman is the co-founder of Compassionate Funerals, which provides a full funeral service for diverse communities. The company  offers transitional compassionate care, spending the majority of time listening to their client’s wishes and then creating the service that reflects their needs. The company launched three and half years ago. What drove you to start your own…

Movers and Shakers | Whitney Iles | CEO | Project 507

Whitney Iles is CEO of Project 507, a social enterprise that aims to change the systemic conditions generating violence by providing innovative solutions to create positive peace. The organisation, which was launched four years ago, works across three strategic change areas; The Criminal Justice System, The Community and Policy & Research. www.project507.co.uk What drove you to start your…