The intense discussion about Diane Abbott’s comments on Twitter yesterday raised a number of important issues about ‘race’ in Britain. At first sight – in just 140 characters – Abbott dismissed all of the White community in the UK as intentionally acting to fragment the power of non-White communities by dividing their loyalties. Here, it [...]
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Ignite was extremely proud to be part of the Diversity in PR Conference, which took place last week at Edelman in London. The main aim of the conference was to share the initial findings of Dr Lee Edwards’s research, which investigated the experience of 50 Black and Minority Ethnic practitioners working in PR. As well [...]
I was very pleased today to read the story on PR week’s website on the findings of fellow Ignite committee member Dr Lee Edwards research. The article is a welcome piece of promotional coverage on the issue of diversity in the PR industry. This however is only one step in addressing what we at Ignite [...]
The PRCA is ‘supporting’ an event on diversity and the Equality Act 2010, hosted by Edelman. This event is being organised by Dr Lee Edwards of Manchester Business School in association with Ignite. It will be taking place on 7 July and is one worth looking into. It is certainly good news to hear that [...]