Iesha Small

Why I keep saying no when I’m repeatedly asked to write, speak and train about racism.

This year I have written 9 blog posts on my personal blog. They have covered a number of topics including: how charities can influence policy, how to keep healthy while working from home,  how visiting the sea helps me with griefhow lack of transparency can reinforce pay gapsrelationships  and why being connected to nature matters.

It’s a fairly random list. My interests are wide and varied. My writing is informed by my life. I’m currently a charity strategist who also dabbles in policy. On the side, I do interesting consultancy and speaking work which has a common theme of working towards a fairer and more humane society. It’s informed by my experience in education senior leadership, my previous work at an education and youth think tank, my time as a maths teacher and my other interests in mental health, documentary story telling and human relationships.

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