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EMpower Top 100 Ethnic Minority Future Leaders 2020

The killing of George Floyd, and police brutality against the black community more broadly, has forced the world to no longer be a bystander to racial injustice. In fact, it has galvanised the drive to confront racism and how it permeates in all parts of life.

Now, more than ever, giving a platform and space to voices from marginalised communities, and visibility to their leaders, are fundamentally important to driving change.

The EMpower 100 Ethnic Minority Future Leaders lists celebrates inspirational people of colour who are not senior in their organisations but are making a significant contribution to ethnic minority … Read more

Business leaders, MPs and sports stars back Telegraph letter urging Government to close lockdown gender gap

Prominent names have backed a letter published in The Telegraph urging action to halt the effect of the pandemic on women
Prominent names have backed a letter published in The Telegraph urging action to halt the effect of the pandemic on women
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Britain risks “sleepwalking” into another economic problem by “overlooking women in the recovery plan”, Dame Helena Morrissey warns today as she joins over 50 business leaders, MPs and senior figures in fashion and sport in calling on the Government to take concrete action to halt the long-term effect of the coronavirus pandemic on women. 

In a letter to the editor of the Telegraph, which you can read in full below, some of the

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Black corporate, nonprofit leaders say protests point to America’s racial wealth gap, offer solutions

Corporate and nonprofit leaders are echoing the anger, pain and frustration expressed by many Americans after the death of George Floyd, the 46-year-old black man who died in police custody in Minneapolis on May 25 after a white officer kneeled on his neck for more than eight minutes.

On Monday several black leaders in business and finance voiced their reaction to CNBC over the incident, agreeing the unrest that has transpired across America over the past several days is a result of both racial injustice and racial disparity in income and wealth between African Americans and whites in the U.S.

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