Episode 8: #ColourMeBRILLIANT with Alice Namu
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Alice Namu is an independent communications consultant with more than seven years of progressively senior experience in corporate, academic, not-for-profit and faith-based organizations. Alice is the Vice President of Programs at the International Association of Business Communicators in Toronto, as well as a board representative on their Inclusivity, Diversity, Equity and Accessibility committee, a secretary for the The North America Chapter of the World Association of Christian Communicators and a returning judge on the Canadian Online Publishing Awards.
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[0:00-1:10 ] - Introduction
[2:25 ] - How reading and writing launched Alice's love for communications
[4:35 ] - Switching from journalism to comms
[6:00 ] - Being a black woman in comms and choosing work that aligns with your values
[9:35 ] - Why we need visible minorities in leadership rooms
[15:00 ] - BOSS MOMENT: Teaching English to Chinese executives in Beijing
[19:33 ] - Alice's complicated relationship with Black History Month
[23:10 ] - True allyship is beyond crafting beautiful copy
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