Blog posts by Leanne Garvie
18 November 2022
Some thoughts on how to be a vocal and active ally in Trans Awareness Week which comes to an end on Sunday.
9 June 2021
My first Pride was a weekend I’ll never forget. I’d never seen such a diverse bunch of humans. I found it the most terrifying and brilliant experience of my life.
20 July 2018
Back in May 2017 I decided to write a blog post for Mental Health Awareness Week and ended up letting the whole of the interwebs and the office about my own struggle with mental health. I didn’t really go into much detail about it and hoped everyone would ignore it, as I had done for […]
6 July 2018
‘Diversity’ has become the buzzword in offices around the UK in recent years, including here at dxw, and it’s been a learning curve for many people and a source of frustration for others. Hiring and Inclusivity Hiring people from different backgrounds is not the main issue of contention here, it’s providing the path of least […]
4 August 2017
Retreat! (No, not that kind, come back….come baaaacccckkk!) As part of our Sisyphean task to continue to improve everything dxw, we headed off on our annual retreat at The Olde Bell in Hurley, Berks. Whilst the surroundings were familiar to those who attended the previous year, the format of the retreat was organised this year […]
4 July 2017
Unless you’ve been living under a rock for a while, you might have picked up on many companies and people talking about ‘Pride Month’, talking about LGBTQIA issues or seen many a Pride flag (in all its glorious rainbow colours).