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Priyanka Chopra: Why representation isn’t enough

Priyanka Chopra: Why representation isn’t enough

On August 10th at BeautyCon, Priyanka Chopra was confronted by a young woman named Ayesha Malik about a tweet she shared on 26th February praising Indian Armed Forces with “Jai Hind”, translating to “victory to India”. Priyanka’s tweet was shared after a series of airstrikes by India, that created a response from Pakistan which quickly escalated hostilities between the two nuclear-armed countries over the long-disputed Kashmir - a continued source of tension for both countries since partition in 1947.

Sorry Not Sorry: Why People of Colour Have Apology Fatigue

Sorry Not Sorry: Why People of Colour Have Apology Fatigue

On 17th July 2019, Campaign magazine, a global advertising industry publication, placed Nigel Farage and the Brexit Party as the cover feature. Yes. That’s right. On the cover.  Campaign’s immediate response to the overwhelmingly negative reaction was an apology that, at best, showed their genuine illiteracy on subjects such as allyship and inclusion, and at worst exposed the decision as sensationalist, opportunistic and dangerously sinister…

3 Tips For All Founders On The Changing Narrative

3 Tips For All Founders On The Changing Narrative

It’s always an honour to be invited to speak at events, and last Wednesday 17th July, Roshni and I were invited to speak at Good Girls Eat Dinner 4th birthday party. Founded by award-winning Creative Director Jo Wallace, Good Girls Eat Dinner’s sole mission is ‘to provide inspirational, kick ass, female role models across the creative industries’ and the room was filled with just that…

The Summer of Diversity and Inclusion

The Summer of Diversity and Inclusion

June and July have been a whirlwind of activity at The Other Box. Admittedly, like many startups where everyone is doing everything, we haven't been the best at keeping our community and clients up to date via our blog. But that was the past!