MEET OUR VOLUNTEERS

Shreya Parekh
 Founder

Hi, I'm Shreya, I'm from London & I'm the founder of DiveIn.Network.

I created this community because I want to bring people together from all backgrounds to meet, learn and create opportunities, with the mission to help increase the number of underrepresented professionals in the workplace. I believe in the power of joining together like ONE big allyship.

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Hi, I'm Meeta, from Hampshire UK. I have 18+ years of corporate experience in the IT Technology industry encompassing: Stakeholder Management & Leadership, Compliance, Auditing, Project Management , Process improvement and Service Management. I joined DiveIn Network because I am passionate about promoting a culture of acceptance and inclusion without fear of judgement in a workplace. 

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Meeta Davis
Business Strategy & Development

Zak
Branding 

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Isabelle Nabanja
Digital Marketing 

Hi, I'm Izzy, from London & my background is in media and education where I have been teaching media studies & English to high school students. Being in this diverse setting gave me a chance to create a wholesome work environment. The DiveIn Network's mission encompasses this but goes further to focus on wanting to progressively change all types of workspaces, offering guidance and support on how to be accepting of people, from all walks of life. The team understands collaboration is key across all communities to achieve equality.

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Amber
Community Lead

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Antonnet Botha
Events Coordinator

Hi, I'm Antonnet Botha from South Africa, currently living in Scotland. I am a passionate event and marketing manager and I am very excited to join the DiveIn team as an Event Coordinator volunteer. As someone who has lived in 4 countries, I know the importance of diversity and inclusion. I hope to use my knowledge and passion to assist with DiveIn's growth and reach.

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Michelle Sargeant
Events Coordinator

Hi, I’m Michelle, I am from the U.S. and currently live near Reading, England. I have a background in analysis, management and have owned my own business. I joined DiveIn Network because I feel it is the perfect space to facilitate my passion to improve inclusion, equity and acceptance of all underrepresented individuals in work environments with an intersectional mindset.

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Anni Pecznyik
Events Coordinator

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Yogita Deogan
Strategy & Growth /
Blog Contributor

Hi I’m Yogita. I have a background in marketing and worked on international projects and am now a Freelance EDI Consultant. My projects span a variety of inclusion areas and include running workshops in Schools, charities and SMEs. I joined DiveIn to volunteer as I believe in the philosophy of communicating and learning from each other as a means to better understanding and true Allyship.

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Mabel Osejindu
Blog Contributor

Hi, I'm Mabel and I'm from London. I have a degree in English Language & Linguistics & a Master's degree in Primary Education, specialising in the Early Years. I joined DiveIn Network because I am passionate about equality, social justice, education, linguistics & community service. I believe that every individual has worth regardless of their background, social class or race and I would like to push for more diversity in the UK teacher workforce for greater representation of all communities and social groups.

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Mark Palmer
Blog Contributor

Hi, I’m Mark. I am an autistic writer and speaker from Manchester. I have lived with autism and mental health issues for over 50 years, and I am passionate about improving diversity and inclusion in the workplace.
I believe that neurodivergent people can play a huge role in making the world a better place if we are given the chance and the adjustments we need to thrive. DiveIn Network is an excellent way for people from many different backgrounds to work together for change.

 

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Cressida Stephenson
Blog Contributor/ Events

Hi, I'm Cressida Stephenson,  Director of EdenChase 

Associates, a D&I Search Specialist and am very proud to say a volunteer with DiveIn. I have been a headhunter, recruiter for 25 years and for the last 6 years have been running my own search consultancy. I wanted to join Shreya and her amazing team as we share the same mission, values and purpose to provide an inclusive platform for all groups. 

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Rebekah Holroyd
Blog Contributor

Hi, I’m Rebekah, from London, and I currently work in social media for a home interiors e-commerce brand. When joining DiveIn, the organisation's mission to be 'a community for the under-represented and represented' really resonated. It’s only by working together as a coalition that we can bring about and support real and meaningful change. Equity is the ultimate goal here, and it’s key to listen and understand the intersectionalities society faces in order to get there.

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Natasha
Paramasamy

Blog Contributor

Hi, I’m Tasha and I’m 23 from London. I currently work as a Wellbeing and Development coach in education. I organise workshops and events which spotlight individuals and topics that promote EDI. I have a Masters in English Literature, focusing on aspects of feminism and minorities in renaissance literature. I joined the DiveIn.Network because I am a passionate advocate for Equality and Diversity, and believe in providing an inclusive platform for all backgrounds. 

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Param Barodia
Blog Contributor

Hi, I’m Param. I studied French and Global Communications and I now work in London as a Sales Associate for a tech consultancy. I joined DiveIn because I am passionate about Diversity, Equality, and Inclusion. I believe that that a fairer and more inclusive world is possible, and that we should be working towards it in all parts of life.

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