Entering its 35th year of celebration, Black History Month 2022 UK runs throughout the month of October. The theme for this year’s Black History Month (BHM) is Time for Change: Actions not words. Richard Manso, Founder and Managing Director of Digital Republic Talent, talks about why it is important to celebrate BHM and the evolution he has experienced across his 25-year career in the digital and recruitment sector.
Why do you think it’s important to celebrate BHM?
Why is it important to take the time of BHM to reflect?
Richard draws on his own personal experiences and the changes he has witnessed across his 25-year career in the digital and recruitment sector.
What are the biggest actions you think can be made to improve diversity within the Digital Sector?
The theme for this year’s BHM Time for Change: Actions not words. Therefore, Richard suggests actions he thinks employees can create more inclusive work environments.
Richard Manso has spoken with a number of industry-leading digital practitioners to raise awareness of Black History Month. These include Natasha Corbin, who shares advice for aspiring individuals who are looking to get into the technology industry. Richard also interviewed Silika Shellie, who speaks about the advantages of having a representative workforce.