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June Sarpong

Broadcaster, presenter and author

Broadcaster, presenter and author
Letter To The

Letter To The Other

<img alt="diversify" src="" width="300" height="35" /> The day we met, I had the opportunity to reach out and make a connection but I initially faltered. I found myself intimidated and began to make the usual stereotypical assumptions based on your appearance before we had even spoken. As a black woman growing up in a male-dominated and predominantly white society I know what it feels like to be judged on appearance and excluded because of people's beliefs. And yet I found myself momentarily falling victim to the same fear and ignorance for which I have berated others and suffered emotional wounds.
17/10/2017 08:00 BST
We Cannot Afford To Not Talk About

We Cannot Afford To Not Talk About Diversity

<img alt="diversify" src="" width="300" height="35" /> According to June Sarpong, the British television presenter and broadcaster, "the world is separate enough," and by actually embracing those different to ourselves we can create a richer life - both economically and socially.
16/10/2017 08:49 BST
LDNY - Levelling the Playing Field Through

LDNY - Levelling the Playing Field Through Fashion

There's old theory in the villages of Ghana, which is no self respecting village girl should marry a man who can not afford to buy her a Singer sewing machine. There are a lot of married village girls in Ghana, armed with this data I decided fashion and manufacturing was probably the route to take and thus the LDNY Foundation was born.
26/04/2015 19:03 BST