In our latest blog post, Get on Board participant, Khilna Shah, reflects on her career to date and her experiences of getting onto a sports board. You’ve heard the saying….‘it’s all about who you know’ Surrounding yourself with the right people can change everything. As I reflect upon my professional career and where I am … Continue reading Build Bridges Not Walls
“We know what to do to bring our economy back to life. What we do not know how to do is to bring people back to life.” So said the President of Ghana, Nana Akufo-Addo. He was bringing some much-needed perspective to the recovery from this Covid-19 pandemic that has brought the mighty to their … Continue reading Personal Leadership – Reflections from Lockdown
3rd December 2014: an evening which set the agenda to come and proved the need for Get on Board. A significant group of Black and Asian women from across various areas of the sports industry came together to share, learn and strategise. From concerns of racist and sexist language and cultural stereotyping to the distinct … Continue reading Get on Board – Reflections
As the world of sport comes to terms with the new reality posed by Covid-19, we’ve been discussing the impact of strong governance on sporting bodies when faced with adversity. Good governance, alongside solid leadership and representative stakeholder engagement, is increasingly seen as a valuable way to mitigate risk. So why is there such a … Continue reading Driving Good Governance for the Future – if not now, when?
We couldn’t be more proud to show you a overview of everything our #GetOnBoard candidates have achieved over the past 10 months. Nearly half the group are now sitting on Boards with another quarter in the pipeline. Although we weren’t able to celebrate the way we had hoped, please join us congratulating them on their … Continue reading Get on Board Highlights 2020
In the last in the series of our collaboration with the team at I Think She’s Offside, Lipa Nessa spoke to our Get On Board candidates Joy Aboim and Natasha Preville about their recent board appointments. Joy is a Trustee of the Dame Kelly Holmes Trust and it’s just been officially announced that Natasha is … Continue reading Podcast Three: Candidates’ Perspectives
We are delighted to announce the appointment of our Get on Board candidate Natasha Preville as a Trustee of Parkour UK. Natasha currently runs her own successful consultancy dedicated to increasing the experience, visibility and career pathways for young people to thrive within the culture, media and sports sectors. She has over 20 years cross-sector … Continue reading Get on Board Candidate Natasha Preville appointed Trustee of Parkour UK
As you may know, we recently partnered up with the team at the ‘I Think She’s Offside’ podcast to produce a series of interviews aimed exploring conversations around BAME women in sport. Co-presenters Fadumo Olow and Lipa Nesa describe their productions as “Two girls sharing our love for sport, general discussion and breaking or reinforcing … Continue reading Podcast Episode Two: The Future with Funke
On 9th April 2020, RimJhim Consulting held an online panel discussion about the future of sports governance. Our esteemed panellists and leaders within the sports industry were: Dana Abdulkarim – former England Rounders athlete Colin Bridgford – CEO, Manchester FA Lungi Macebo – COO, Birmingham City FC Watch the insightful panel back here and let … Continue reading Sports Governance for the Future – Are we Ready?
We are thrilled to announce the appointment of Get on Board candidate Anika Leslie-Walker as Director at Blackburn with Darwen Healthy Living. Anika has significant experience within sport in the community and has worked for over a decade in education. Anika previously worked for the Bedfordshire Football Association and has worked extensively within secondary schools … Continue reading Get on Board Candidate Anika Leslie-Walker appointed Director of Blackburn with Darwen Healthy Living