Bridging the Gap to Leadership

What’s in a name? A guide


What’s in a name? A guide

Names are hugely personal to individuals. Mispronouncing, shortening or changing or assuming them can have a negative effect on someone, especially those from marginalised communities who may face discrimination in other parts of their lives. Learning how to avoid offending or discriminating based on someone’s name – even if unintentional – helps in bridging the gaps that currently exist.

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