19 episodes

Welcome to Diversify! The podcast that celebrates diversity in all its forms and invites you to the conversation. A weekly injection of aspirational wokeness direct to your ear-holes. Plus, we can ask all the stupid questions so you don't have to...

Have your say on Twitter @DiversifyPod or embrace the long-winded and have a rant at ourteamq@gmail.com.

Oh, and don't forget to rate and subscribe! Subscribing means you get to say you made new friends. Honest...

Diversify The Q in association with Kate-Lois Elliott

    • Society & Culture

Welcome to Diversify! The podcast that celebrates diversity in all its forms and invites you to the conversation. A weekly injection of aspirational wokeness direct to your ear-holes. Plus, we can ask all the stupid questions so you don't have to...

Have your say on Twitter @DiversifyPod or embrace the long-winded and have a rant at ourteamq@gmail.com.

Oh, and don't forget to rate and subscribe! Subscribing means you get to say you made new friends. Honest...

    #2.08 - Embracing Your Accent & The Power of Sci-Fi with Doctor Who's Samuel Oatley (aka Tim Shaw / Tzim-Sha / Teeth Guy)

    #2.08 - Embracing Your Accent & The Power of Sci-Fi with Doctor Who's Samuel Oatley (aka Tim Shaw / Tzim-Sha / Teeth Guy)

    It's the Season 2 finale and it's a corker! Holly and Kate chatted to Samuel Oatley, known amongst other things as the guy with all the teeth from the latest season of Doctor Who!

    Sam talked to us about his role on the iconic show, why Sci-Fi continues to be at the forefront of modern storytelling and why we need to embrace diversity of sound in the modern creative industries, with an emphasis on Shakespeare (which he loves)!

    Don't forget to rate & subscribe - and Diversify your life!

    • 47 min
    #2.07 - Facilitating Awesomeness & Owning Your Faith with Afia Ahmed

    #2.07 - Facilitating Awesomeness & Owning Your Faith with Afia Ahmed

    This week, historian and educator educator Afia Ahmed dropped by to talk about her experience as a Muslim woman in the UK, living the best version of her faith and the double standards society imposes on men and women.

    She dropped some hard truths on the patriarchy and also told us how to satisfy a very specific craving for chicken and waffles...

    "It's Not About the Burqa" is in book shops an online now.

    We're on Twitter @DiversifyPod, Insta @DiversifyPodcast or email us at ourteamq@gmail.com

    • 41 min
    #2.06 - Finding Balance & Badass Grandma’s with Jasmine Pradhan

    #2.06 - Finding Balance & Badass Grandma’s with Jasmine Pradhan

    This week, we spoke to yoga teacher and creator of the website Balance Garden Jasmine Pradhan about finding balance in your life, not beating yourself up for not being perfect, and her experience moving to the UK having spent her younger years in Nepal. 
    We also hear about her awesome Nepalese grandma everybody should meet, and what having family abroad has meant for her feelings on feminism.
    We're on Twitter @DiversifyPod, Instagram @DiversifyPodcast and you can email us your thoughts on today's episode at ourteamq@gmail.com
     

    • 35 min
    #2.05 -Talking about Loss with Milly Simmonds

    #2.05 -Talking about Loss with Milly Simmonds

    Diversify Season 2 is back to delve into the stories and life experiences we don't hear enough.

    This week, Holly and Kate talked to model Milly Simmonds about her personal experience of losing both parents and the effect their deaths have had on all aspects of her life.

    Get ready to laugh, cry and remember why it's so important to talk about this stuff...

    Milly's Insta is @millysimmonds. We're on Twitter @DiversifyPod, Instagram @DiversifyPodcast and you can email us at ourteamq@gmail.com

    • 47 min
    BONUS EPISODE: Extinction Rebellion Part 2 - Edinburgh edition!

    BONUS EPISODE: Extinction Rebellion Part 2 - Edinburgh edition!

    Whilst Holly was off pretending summer is for working rather than holidays, Kate found herself in a basement at the Edinburgh Fringe, talking to two mighty creative people from Extinction Rebellion!

    Natalie Taylor and Monster Chetwynd chatted to Kate about the power of art to affect change and what's coming up in the world of XR.

    Join the Rebellion at https://rebellion.earth/

    • 14 min
    #2.04 - BONUS EPISODE - Introducing: Passion Fruut Dating App & How to Seize the Day with Aisha Weise-Forbes

    #2.04 - BONUS EPISODE - Introducing: Passion Fruut Dating App & How to Seize the Day with Aisha Weise-Forbes

    Welcome to our first ever Diversify Bonus Ep!

    Aisha Weise-Forbes is back this week as she takes us through Passion Fruut, a brand new dating app for lady-loving ladies & Non-Binary peeps! 

    Listen to Kate transform from straight girl to pansexual, brown-haired recruitment consultant Jo Button. Then, be inspired to follow your own path & follow Aisha's advice to seize the day...

    Passion Fruut will drop ANY DAY NOW so sign up at their website for all the info: https://www.passionfruut.co.uk/

    • 12 min

Customer Reviews

Syl245 ,

Favourite podcast

Really informative and bloody funny!! Listen to this on my walk to work every day!

marcusramtohul ,

More please!!

Great concept! Looking forward to many more!

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SHPops

Useful, relevant and digestible! Funny too.

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