Brown Sugar: The Podcast

Episode 9: Black to Work

September 05, 2020 Brown Sugar Season 1 Episode 9
Brown Sugar: The Podcast
Episode 9: Black to Work
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Brown Sugar: The Podcast
Episode 9: Black to Work
Sep 05, 2020 Season 1 Episode 9
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In Episode 9, we are joined by tech start-up founder David Fisayo to explore the issues faced by young black professionals in the UK. We discuss code switching and how facets of black identity can be perceived as unprofessional. Finally, we also discuss the morality of “playing the game” to be seen in white-majority workplaces. To wrap up, David then provides some insight into his career-defining moments that led him from KPMG to starting his own company.

Show Notes

In Episode 9, we are joined by tech start-up founder David Fisayo to explore the issues faced by young black professionals in the UK. We discuss code switching and how facets of black identity can be perceived as unprofessional. Finally, we also discuss the morality of “playing the game” to be seen in white-majority workplaces. To wrap up, David then provides some insight into his career-defining moments that led him from KPMG to starting his own company.