Why is media diversity a front-page issue for Britons?
18 Jun 2020
Why is media diversity a front-page issue for Britons?

The representation of ethnic minorities in the media may have improved over the past half-century, but accusations of tokenism and biased coverage remain prevalent. With broadcasters and publishers often shaping cultural agendas, how can they meet their audiences’ expectations for diversity?

Cindy Williams

Cindy Williams is an expert in equality, diversity, and inclusion with over 20 years of experience in a variety of sectors. She is currently the director of her own management consultancy, REDI For Growth, and a trustee of Access to Business, a charity based in Wolverhampton.

Disha Daswaney

Disha Daswaney is a global fashion and luxury expert, freelance trend forecaster, and lecturer. After having worked in publishing and trends in Europe and Asia for 11 years, she launched creative agency Konkrete to help develop business strategies.

Vanessa Belleau

Vanessa Belleau is a future-focused creative business strategist, qualified executive coach, and mentor, keynote speaker, university visiting lecturer, and anti-bullying ambassador.

Lara Piras

Lara Piras is a copywriter, researcher, and brand strategist. Considered a youth culture expert, her vast industry knowledge comes from working with some of the industry’s best, including MTV, WGSN, Vogue UK, and Vogue US.