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Episode 8: #ColourMeBRILLIANT with Alice Namu

February 09, 2021 Mubashira Farooqi Season 1 Episode 8
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Episode 8: #ColourMeBRILLIANT with Alice Namu
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Episode 8: #ColourMeBRILLIANT with Alice Namu
Feb 09, 2021 Season 1 Episode 8
Mubashira Farooqi

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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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Timestamps:

[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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Show Notes

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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.

Want to stay connected with Alice? Follow her on:

Timestamps:

[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

Don't forget to subscribe to the podcast and stay tuned for the next episode! 

Tell me what you thought of this episode by connecting with Colour Me PR Podcast here:

Thank you for listening!