Diversity & Inclusion

Shining a Light on Black History Month

It’s not often that inventions become the subject of US election campaign speeches, but then 2020 has been anything but usual. Our curiosity was piqued by Joe Biden’s reference, in a recent speech, to Lewis Latimer (a black man) having invented the light bulb, rather than Thomas Edison (a white...

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The Race to Rebrand

This piece was co-authored by Bosé Animasaun and Natasha Fernando. Getting the branding right has never been more critical to a business’s success. To today’s socially-conscious consumers, a product name or logo tells them much more than which company the product is from – it can also give them insight...

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Proud and Patented: Recognising LGBTQ+ Inventors

Despite mass cancellations of parades and events owing to the COVID-19 pandemic, the activism and collective sense of celebration for Pride month this year is as strong as ever. With many tuning in online to express solidarity, or opting for socially-distanced campaigns of support, the worldwide recognition of the LGBTQ+...

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