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Hanna Naima McCloskey: Hi, you’re listening to the Fearless Futures Podcast. I’m your host Hanna Naima McCloskey the CEO and Founder of Fearless Futures. And this is the show where we unpack and interrogate mainstream methods to equity and inclusion. I’ll be sharing new perspectives as well as alternative approaches we have developed and deployed working and daring companies across sectors around the world. Each week we will explore a new angle you won’t want to miss, so stick around.

Our episodes generally focused on packing and interrogating methods that are…


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Listen to this episode on Apple, Spotify and Spreaker.

Hanna Naima McCloskey: Hi you’re listening to the Fearless Futures Podcast. I’m your host Hanna Naima McCloskey the CEO and founder of Fearless Futures. And this is the show where we unpacked and interrogate mainstream methods for equity and inclusion. I’ll be sharing new perspectives as well as alternative approaches we have developed and deployed working in daring companies across sectors around the world. Each week we will explore a new angle you won’t want to miss, so stick around.

In this episode we explore fragility and its inverse accountability. Some…


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Listen to this episodes on Apple, Spotify or Spreaker.

Hanna Naima McCloskey: Hi, you’re listening to the Fearless Futures podcast. I’m your host, Hanna Naima McCloskey, the CEO and founder of Fearless Futures, and this is the show where we unpack and interrogate mainstream methods for equity and inclusion. I’ll be sharing new perspectives as well as alternative approaches we have developed and deployed working in daring companies across sectors around the world. Each week we will explore a new angle you won’t want to miss, so stick around.

This episode is about Representation. It’s power and possibilities as well…


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Listen to this episode on Apple, Spotify and Spreaker.

Hannah Naima McCloskey: Hi, you’re listening to the Fearless Futures podcast. I’m your host, Hannah Naima McCloskey, the CEO and founder of Fearless Futures. And this is the show where we unpack and interrogate mainstream methods for equity and inclusion. I’ll be sharing new perspectives as well as alternative approaches we have developed and deployed working in daring companies across sectors around the world. Each week, we will explore a new angle you won’t want to miss, so stick around.

If you’ve spent even a millisecond engaging within companies on diversity…


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Listen to the episode on Apple, Spotify and Spreaker.

Hanna Naima McCloskey: Hi, you’re listening to the Fearless Futures Podcast. I’m your host Hanna Naima McCloskey, the CEO and founder of Fearless Futures. And this is the show where we unpacked and interrogate mainstream methods for equity and inclusion. I’ll be sharing new perspectives as well as alternative approaches we have developed and deployed working in daring companies across sectors around the world. Each week, we will explore a new angle you won’t want to miss. So, stick around.

Unconscious bias training is all the rage. This episode, we’ll be…


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You can find this episode on on Apple, Spotify and Spreaker.

Hanna Naima McCloskey: Hi, you’re listening to the Fearless Futures podcast. I’m your host Hanna Naima McCloskey, the CEO and founder of Fearless Futures and this is the show where we unpacked and interrogate mainstream methods for equity and inclusion. I’ll be sharing new perspectives as well as alternative approaches we have developed and deployed working in daring companies across sectors around the world. Each week we will explore new angle you won’t want to miss, so stick around.

This episode will be exploring a range of words that…


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This episode can be found on Apple, Spotify and Spreaker.

Hanna Naima McCloskey: Hi, you’re listening to the Fearless Futures podcast. I’m your host Hanna Naima McCloskey, the CEO and founder of Fearless Futures. And this is the show where we unpack and interrogate mainstream methods for equity and inclusion. I’ll be sharing new perspectives as well as alternative approaches we have developed and deployed working in daring companies across sectors around the world. Each week, we will explore a new angle you won’t want to miss, so stick around.

What is a system of oppression? Across all of our…


Shea Couleé walks the runway of the Savage X Fenty virtual show amidst dancers in a multi-colored stage
Shea Couleé walks the runway of the Savage X Fenty virtual show amidst dancers in a multi-colored stage
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On October 9th, singer and business owner Rihanna launched her much anticipated virtual Savage X Fenty fashion show on Amazon Prime. The show stood out for its array of guest performances, such as Lizzo and Miguel, along with its size-inclusive, trans-inclusive, and racially diverse cast of dancers, performers and models. While this was a show that celebrated inclusivity unlike any other lingerie brand has done before, it also highlighted a glaring misstep in the appropriation of Muslim culture, in which one of the songs played during the performance incorporated sacred Islamic verses.

The 2017 song “Doom” by London-based producer Coucou…


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A photograph of Cleo, Fearless Futures’ US Corporate Programs Coordinator

“What does anti-oppression work look like to you?” Sara Shahvisi, Fearless Futures’ Chief Programs Officer, asked me towards the last round of questions during my interview.

It wasn’t a question I had anticipated, let alone practiced out loud for hours alongside other potential interview questions I had prepared to answer, such as “What can you bring to the company?” or “Why are you interested in this position?”

Yet, something sparked in my body and I answered without hesitation:

“To me, anti-oppression work looks like challenging my white father to talk about my life experience as a mixed-race woman in America.”

Cleo Bergman

US Corporate Programs Coordinator @ Fearless Futures

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