Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) work is tough. It requires resilience. I know if I don’t have it, I can’t do this important work. Simple Ways to Practice Resilience I have outlined very clear steps on how to be resilient as a person experiencing discrimination and as an ally in a… Continue reading How to Be Resilient on the Journey to DEI
I see you! I know that you and I and so many other people are working to create an anti-racist world – where we are all treated with dignity, respect, equity and equality. But I see a problem. I know you’ve noticed it too. Sometimes I see us working against each other instead of with each… Continue reading How to Work on Anti-Racism Together
What’s Missing The perfect storm has been created by the most unfortunate circumstances to get the world to a point where it is undeniable that Black Lives Matter and equity, diversity and inclusion (EDI) are not opt-ins, but mandatory conditions in work and in life. Period. Individuals, organizations and governments are demonstrating acknowledgement, hope and… Continue reading 1 Guaranteed Way to Make Equity, Inclusion & Diversity a Reality
When I learned of what happened to George Floyd I lost my words. I was infuriated and deeply, overwhelmingly sad. I still am. Like many of us are taught to do, my first reaction was to suck up my emotions and get to action but thankfully my process of unlearning the unhealthy actions that chip… Continue reading What Do We Do Now? A call to action for the lives of Black, Indigenous and People of Colour (BIPOC)
Emergencies, crises and self-isolation create the perfect storm to focus on everything that is going wrong in the world and in your life. And the thing is it’s legitimate. This is not you having a self-pity party. It is understandable for frustration and despair to creep in even when you have the best of intentions.… Continue reading Finding Resilience in The Eye of the Storm
I feel a mix of emotions every time International Women’s day comes up. Part of me is thankful. Thankful to the women who paved the way for me to enjoy the privileges and rights I have today. Thankful to those who continue to fight the fight now. It’s not perfect living where I… Continue reading How You Can Make Gender Equality a Reality!