As a society we need to stop putting the onus on women to change their behaviour – behaviours that we all exhibit and should be free to, without having to worry whether we may or may not get attacked. Instead we need to turn our attention to the crimes taking place on a daily basis and reject any notion of this being acceptable behaviour.
I have had lots of experience of public speaking. From media interviews to golf days to black tie galas, I have no fear of getting up in front of people and talking. But I’ve always had a bit of impostor syndrome about speaking somewhere as prestigious as the National Convention, thinking I didn’t have a big enough project to speak about or didn’t have that undefinable “guru” factor.
The third sector already knows transparency is important, particularly for building donor confidence. Organisations can use transparency to improve trust with staff. They can also use it to create more inclusive organisations. But this only works with a commitment to openness.
You’re strategic about your fundraising. You’re committed to your cause. But are you deeply invested in your career advancement? If you answered yes, we applaud your dedication. But if the… Read more
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On Monday 13th May, Day 1 of Mental Health Awareness Week, my friend Deb Broddle and I launched Nisa’s week-long programme of activities to mark the week and to fundraise for the local Children and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS) inpatient unit being built in Hull to support families in the wider Hull area.