I am proud to be a woman and I love the different facets of my identity. My relationships with other women make me the woman I am today. I consider myself very lucky to have so many strong, phenomenal women in my life looking out for me.
But how has my height shaped me as a leader?
We wanted to create a safe space to have courageous conversations about what matters.
It gives me superpowers to show up and overcome the challenges I face because there is no greater fuel and purpose than empowering a young person and giving them the permission to be themselves.
The Issue: It is complex. Who owns the voice? The Conversation: Chiltern using their platform and their network. Modelling how to take responsibility and bring positive change. The Value: Black lives matter. We need to focus on Black lives mattering. The Context: We need to be comfortable having uncomfortable conversations. Representation of the collective experience by theContinue reading “BLM: Anti-racism a whole school approach”
You will never know what it’s like to have the doors closed in your face over and over again because of who I am.
A black teacher.
For leaders, being an ally is a journey. Even the most inclusive leaders admit they have room to grow. The work never stops, yet it is your choice to start, to practice, and to be better every single day.
Today is our 4th #DiverseEd event. Who knew when we launched the handle in January with the year on it due to lack of available options, what a year 2020 would be for the world? The year the world stopped and reflected, the year we took a long, hard look at humanity. Who knew thatContinue reading “#MyDiverseEdPledge”
I may not have had ‘individual agency’ when I was 8 but I became an agent of change.
“It is not enough to be quietly non-racist, now is the time to be vocally anti-racist.” Unknown