Nahida is the acting Chair of EmbRace network for BAME staff at DVSA. Overcoming significant personal challenges, she’s channelled her determination to empower others. Throughout her career, she has proactively championed equality to help make DVSA a diverse and inclusive organisation. She offers practical advice on how to remove barriers which prevent BAME representation in the workplace. She volunteers to develop others, mentoring colleagues including Senior Civil Servants, sharing her own experience to inspire a range of audiences supporting their professional development. She has helped to create great cultural change including implementing religious leave, improving dietary requirement offers and reviewing training available for roles with high BAME backgrounds applicants.
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