Episode 2

Black Inclusion Week: In conversation with Alison Lowe

Published on: 10th May, 2021

Alison Lowe was the first black woman Leeds City Councillor, serving from 1990 to 2019, and has served as the Chief Executive of Touchstone, a mental health charity based in Leeds, since 2004. Lowe won the 2014 Forward Business Woman of the Year award and Stonewall Senior Champion of the Year in 2015.

This conversation was recorded as part of our celebration of the first Black Inclusion Week within the UK. The conversation centres around the experiences of and challenges for black people.

Music created by Jahzzar under CC BY-SA 4.0, remixed, duration shortened

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The Diversity Conversation
Leeds University Business School
Ever wondered about the lived experiences of individuals and groups of minoritized communities? This Leeds University Business School podcast series focuses on hearing from those in our community who have overcome adversity because of who they are, who advocate and support diversity and inclusion, and/or who can share their knowledge, expertise, and insight of what can be done to become more inclusive. A series of fascinating conversations worth a listen…