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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…

Here's what happened when we ran a copywriting workshop for women of colour

Here's what happened when we ran a copywriting workshop for women of colour

When my co-founder Leyya and I started The Other Box back in 2016, we came at it with our own experiences and perspectives. In my case, I had been a writer for some years by that point…