This relationship blog with its bite-size answers, to raise awareness and help personal interactions, is written by a British author, sociologist, former education manager, Cambridge postgraduate, successful business entrepreneur, and honoured Doctor of the Open University, who has enjoyed a rewarding career spanning some key pioneering innovations.
As well as a high profile Black professional and role model, the subject of various books, articles and interviews over the past 25 years, Elaine has presented a significant number of keynote speeches, seminars, and professional development workshops relating to staff management, empowering women and minorities, and effective diversity practice. As a professional development consultant adviser, these activities have imprinted her unique no-nonsense style on numerous private, public service, and voluntary organisations.
The creator of groundbreaking books like The New Theory of Confidence©, and Managing the Diversity Maze (the first European publication of its kind), she is particularly passionate about self-efficacy (Confidence), self-value and fulfilling relationships, and their power to affect mental wellbeing, through promoting a strong sense of competence, belonging and inclusion. Her preferred areas of diversity and equity expertise relate to Race, Gender and Ageing, to match her own personal and lived experience.
Elaine’s simple motto is: “Always Be Yourself. Those who like you will value and nurture you, while those who don’t will pass you by and save you the stress”.
CONSULT ELAINE here for personal, professional, or staff advice, or to book a speaking/facilitation engagement.