Blog posts by Leanne Garvie

  • Trans Awareness Week 2022

    Some thoughts on how to be a vocal and active ally in Trans Awareness Week which comes to an end on Sunday.

  • What Pride month means to me

    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. 

  • Managing stress and other demons

    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 […]

  • Diversity at dxw

    ‘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 […]

  • 2017 dxw annual retreat!

    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 […]

  • London Pride Week

    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).