This is a list of ideas, people and projects that I stand behind. Read why I'm publishing these lists here.
Do A Thing every day for less than five dollars or in less than five minutes to be more civically minded (via Lucy Stewart)
Helix Centre; design studio based inside an NHS hospital has a new shiny website.
The Circle is a new community hub and co-work space in Dundee and it's officially open!
Scotland is about to decide upon a radical basic income trial.
I co-hosted a Shero dinner at The Happy Canvas Cafe where we ate delicious food, talked about confidence and asked each other difficult questions.
Vala speaks out over here about her relationship with public speaking and her first experience of talking to an audience.
False hope leads to inaction. Next time you find yourself 'hoping' for something ask yourself if you are thinking positively as an alternative to taking positive action. Read more in this brilliant essay by Derrick Jensen
I had a conversation that made me realise there is a demand for #upfront underwear so I bought a few pairs of Empowerment Pants as part of my research.
Icon Magazine’s John Jervis has taken an alternative view on London’s new Design Museum – it’s a compelling counterpoint to the wildly positive press it is receiving.
On the 2nd of February 2016, #upfront is one-year-old so we're hosting an #upfront launch party, confidence and diversity celebration! Get your tickets here (we are on the hunt for a central London venue and sponsorship for some bubbles so if you and your team would like to make a statement about your commitment to diversity get in touch!)
I interviewed Hanna Naima McCloskey over here and she's asking important questions such as how do we ensure Tech4Good centres an understanding of sexism, racism and other inequalities as it goes about doing “good”?
It feels good to laugh...