Businesses have long used buzzwords like “equality” and “diversity” to entice talent to join them and to promote an image of themselves as a “modern” organisation. But the question remains: is this genuine?
The Black Lives Matter protests have been a turning point in cultural discourse over the past few weeks. They have been a real opportunity for us all to reconsider our society’s attitude towards those of African descent.
Only 22% of all startups are founded by at least one woman - so why is it so hard for females to replicate the success of J.K. Rowling, Indra Nooyi and Sara Blakely to make a name for themselves in business?
The continent of Africa is regularly heralded as perhaps the most magically unique place in the world, and with good reason. African languages are about as diverse as the people themselves, with about 2000 different languages in the whole 30.37 million square km!