I was recently invited to speak at TechUP Women. TechUP Women is an initiative that sets out to retrain 100 women from under represented groups from the North of England and the Midlands with tech skills, and here’s what I spoke about.
We’re taught to follow the footsteps of others rather than to define our own. Here’s how we can start an open conversation about success.
It’s time for an open conversation about race and being colour-blind.
On Thursday 19th April, myself and Minnie, ran SheSaysMCR’s second instalment of the year. Finding our voice at KPMG, we ran a session to unpick “Great British Diversity” and had a truly incredible lineup of speakers. The timing of the event couldn’t have been more apt. With the prevailing news about the Wind Rush Generation, we […]
As many of you may know, I recently came back from an amazing holiday to Mauritius – the motherland, the country where both my parents, their parents and grandparents were born. But, what you may not know, is that I have now become a fully fledged Mauritian citizen! So, I thought I’d give you an […]
So, this weekend, a group of teenage boys (they couldn’t have been older than 20) decided it would be cool to shout some really vulgar things at me from across the road. I’m not usually one to complain, but in the wise words of a close friend, this year is “No bullsh*t 2016”. Therefore, I’m […]
Back at the end of September (it’s taken me a while to write this up) I did a talk at BarCamp Manchester (one of the best un-conferences around). I plucked up the courage to do a session on diversity, a topic that’s pretty close to my heart as a young, brown, female working in tech, […]