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The most significant misconception about algorithms and AI is that it plays a central role in discriminating

The recent decision to use an algorithm to decide A-level results has put the use of advanced algorithms, underpinned by artificial intelligence (AI) technologies into the spotlight. What made this situation so unique is that it was also one of the first examples of an algorithm being relied on to make far-reaching decisions on a […]

Formula E Talent Call for young presenters

Formula E ‘Open Talent Call’ for young new diverse presenters to break into sports broadcasting

Formula E – the all-electric motorsport racing series – is looking for the next generation of European presenters, aged 18 to 24, interested in kickstarting their media career in sports broadcasting. The ABB FIA Formula E Championship wants to create a better future in sports through racing and nurturing a culture of inclusivity – starting […]

London Writers Awards

London Writers Awards 2021 developing diverse writers across the publishing industry

The London Writers Awards – an annual development programme for diverse writers from across London – is open for submissions.  Sponsored by Authors’ Licensing and Collecting Society (ALCS) and supported by Arts Council England and the Esmée Fairbairn Foundation, the London Writers Awards 2021 is organised by Spread the Word – a London’s literary development charity –  and it is focused […]

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How EcoSpot aims to simplify sustainability using a collective effort

We are often bombarded with messages about reducing our carbon footprint and leading more sustainable lives but it can be difficult to know where to start. Maya Lingam, founder of early-stage startup EcoSpot has used her personal experiences to design a solution. She explains: “The idea for EcoSpot came about a year ago when I […]

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Voices of ‘diverse women’ – Why the world is ready!

As women, we are constantly told what we should and shouldn’t be doing; how we should look, what we should eat, what exercise routines we should nail, who we should date and how we should feel about ourselves, our bodies, our jobs, our lives – the lot. ‘So many women have shared similar experiences but […]

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The women on a mission to redefine nude with their ‘skin-toned plasters’ – Skin Bandages

They are more than just ‘skin-toned plasters’ – Joanne Morales and Vivian Murad realised this when they decided to join forces a year ago and create ‘skin-toned plasters’ for people of colour, as demanded by their diverse customers. Both the owners of their own individual ventures, Morales is the founder of Nünude, a UK-based lingerie […]

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The 5 Networking events ‘led by young people’ to jumpstart your Media and Creative career

These networking events – created by young people – should be on your new-year-new-me list if you are looking to kickstart your career within the media and creative sector. With research figures showing the UK’s creative sector contributing more than £100 billion per year to the economy and employing around 2 million people, there is […]

UK Mainstream Media

Why The UK Mainstream Media Is Ready For Diversity

Diversity in the media matters more than ever – The industry cannot possibly claim to be fulfilling its mission to represent the communities it serves when the voices of Black people are sidelined. Worse still, a lack of racial diversity can also perpetuate stereotypes and lead to further marginalisation. Much has been discussed in recent […]

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Getting the right partnership for your social impact business

There is a magical space when you want to have a positive social impact and you come together with someone equally as passionate and you start working together. Through conversation, you realise what values you operate from, what assumptions you make about life and what principles influence your decision-making. For example, let’s say you both […]

My Startup Story Business Tips

WATCH: My Startup Story Business Tips

Money isn’t what makes something great. It’s what makes it scalable and accessible – My Startup Story Business Tips. My Startup Story event is the place for inspirational young entrepreneurs to share their entrepreneurial stories and inspire the next generation of business leaders. The second #mystartupstoryuk event took place on Thursday 15th November at WeWork South […]