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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.

THE OTHER BOX MAKES FIRST OFFICIAL SENIOR HIRE

THE OTHER BOX MAKES FIRST OFFICIAL SENIOR HIRE

The Other Box, an award-winning platform championing creatives from under-represented backgrounds, makes its first strategic hire, signalling growth of “creative industries” sector to include the fashion industry…

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…

Roshni interviews NUBYA GARCIA

Roshni interviews NUBYA GARCIA

Roshni recently interviewed Jazz musician Nubya Garcia - A full-force sound, leading a new generation of Jazz players for Gal-dem. 

March Mayhem…and beyond

March Mayhem…and beyond

It’s been a mad couple of months! Between Leyya taking a break to Texas to visit her sister and Roshni turning 30, we’ve been busy getting sh*t done and making sh*t happen! As we look on to April and beyond, we just wanted to share a few pieces we’ve been involved in and have coming up.

We featured in the 26 Newsletter!

We featured in the 26 Newsletter!

Roshni had the opportunity to write an article for 26, a collective of writers who hope to raise the profile and value of words not only in business, but also in everyday life. 

On the other side of the door

On the other side of the door

This Christmas, some of the best loved brands have put people of colour centre-stage. But while our screens are filling with diversity, is the same happening behind closed doors at creative agencies?