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Gemma Curtis

Gemma Curtis

To celebrate anti-bullying week 2016, and to help encourage children in primary schools to think about their own powers for good, we are running a competition to design a superhero who represents the POWER FOR GOOD.

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Phil Nicol

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Will you join the Class of 2016?

Wednesday September 14, 2016

Last week young people across the country headed back to school. Sadly, for many of them this means facing homophobic, biphobic and transphobic bullying day after day. Would you consider supporting Diversity Role Models to make this a thing of the past by becoming a regular donor?

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Vacancy: Education Manager

Friday September 9, 2016

We are seeking a highly skilled, motivated and inspirational individual to join as our full-time Education Manager and deliver our ground-breaking pupil workshops and teacher training.

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Will Fletcher

Last night Jack Laugher and Chris Mears became the UK’s first Olympic gold medallists in diving, when they won the men’s synchronized 3m springboard. I’m a big fan of Jack and Chris – because of their diving prowess, clearly – so like much of the country I was delighted for them. But this morning I’m angry. Not because of anything they’ve done, but because of one article on the Mail Online that criticises them for sharing a celebratory hug, instead of a ‘manly pat on the back’.

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Will Fletcher

Linda Riley, publisher of Diva magazine and Outnews Global, Founder of the European Diversity awards and diversity campaigner, is unveiled today as a new patron of the award-winning anti-bullying charity, Diversity Role Models. In her first act as patron, Linda is organising a gala dinner in support of DRM, to be held on 11 November 2016 at The Rosewood Hotel, London. The evening will be hosted by popular broadcaster and fellow DRM Patron, Clare Balding.

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Phil Nicol

Every year, Pride season is really busy for us here at Diversity Role Models, and this year is no exception. We’ve already been to Birmingham Pride last month, and we’ll be at various other Prides around the country. For the week running up to the culmination of the Pride in London festival this weekend, we thought it would be a good idea to pick out some of our highlights.

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Suran Dickson

Our Chief Executive, Suran Dickson, shares her thoughts following the attack in Orlando this weekend.

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Will Fletcher

Check out the lots for our Summer Party silent auction and find out how you can place a bid, whether you're able to join us on the night or not.

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Suran Dickson

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Vacancy: Finance Manager

Wednesday June 8, 2016

The aim of the post is to ensure the sound financial management of Diversity Role Models to support the organisation’s current work and future growth ambitions. The Finance Manager is responsible for financial strategy, timely and accurate financial administration, maintenance of financial and management accounts, as well as cash flow and overseeing the work of payroll and book keeping resource.

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Salil Mazumdar

Salil Mazumdar

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First day back at school

Thursday May 5, 2016

Primary school role model Salil writes a guest blog about his first day volunteering with DRM.

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