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In the fifth episode of our leadership podcast series Andy Harris, Director of Income Generation at Shelter, speaks to us about his passion to fight social inequality and how to him leadership is making time to reflect, being honest and fostering a culture that means it’s okay to talk about failure.
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| Posted by: Alex Williams

If it doesn’t challenge you, it won’t change you

As a 40-year-old man who is mixed-race (White and Black African) I have a complex and challenging relationship with race. I am still learning daily about the impact and legacy of racial inequalities and social disadvantage Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic people like me are having to overcome to find our place in British society.
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| Posted by: Matt Till

Chelsea Physic Garden - reopening during COVID-19

With a lot of businesses, cultural institutions and visitor attractions gearing up to reopen following COVID-19 closures, we spoke to Frances Sampayo, Deputy Director (Visitor Experience) at the Chelsea Physic Garden who tells us what it’s been like to reopen the oldest botanic garden in London whilst making sure they protect both their employees and visitors.
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In the fourth episode of our leadership podcast series we are joined by Fozia Irfan, CEO of Beds & Luton Community Foundation. Fozia speaks to us about how she moved from being a lawyer to charity CEO, what role foundations have to play in affecting change in their communities, how philanthropy can become more accountable and how diversity, equity and inclusion is different from anti-racism.
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| Posted by: Borge Andreassen

Prospectus Podcast - Ep 3 with CEO of Ashden

In the third episode of our leadership podcast series Harriet Lamb, CEO of Ashden, joins us to explore how we can create a fairer and more sustainable world by looking at innovative solutions that tackle the climate crisis and social injustice at the same time. Our leadership series is an opportunity to hear directly from sector leaders on how to get to grips with key strategic challenges. How do you deliver influence and impact, what’s the secret to communicating inspiring stories, where do you focus your energy to drive an organisation mission forward? Every leader has their own style – there is no right or wrong way but learning to be gained from past experiences.
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