Why Is Regional Prejudice Still A Thing?

I’m delivering a presentation at work and 2 minutes in, a colleague randomly shouts, ‘why aye man!’ across the boardroom table.  Everyone laughs. As bizarre as this scenario sounds it wasn’t the first (or last) time it’s happened. As a person with a regional accent, I regularly come across a strange grey area of prejudice that creeps into my day-to-day London life […]

Am I Guilty of Not ‘Leaning In’, Just When Society Needed Me to Go the Extra Mile?

I have spent the past seven years in London working my way onto one of the most established women’s magazines in the country, Grazia magazine. But after less than a year, I quit my job and headed back to the North East… jobless. When the idea of leaving was just that, an idea, I began […]