Welcome to 'Leading with Inclusion', a new series on the Life in digital podcast that provides tangible tools and insights for diversity, inclusion and equity in the digital sector.
In this series, we will be talking to industry leaders, experts and advocates who are driving change within their organizations and pushing for a more inclusive digital landscape.
Our podcast started in the midst of the Black Lives Matter movement and DEI is something we want to keep front of mind for our listeners.
We're kicking off with Naren Patel, trustee of NABS and Founder of Media For All [MEFA].
MEFA came about after Naren discovered that despite over 200,000 Londoners working in media, less than 10% of the workforce is non-white, and less than 4% hold positions in c-suite groups.
What started as a speed mentoring session where all the industry leaders were people of colour, quickly turned into the network MEFA, representing and supporting hundreds of Black, Asian and other Ethnic talent in the media industry.
Naren Patel: https://www.linkedin.com/in/naren-patel/
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