Black history month: celebrating the diversity of cultures

Celebrating Black history month

Join the RCM for an uplifting and insightful fireside discussion with author, journalist, TV presenter, and founder of Make Motherhood Divers Candice Brathwaite. The RCM’s Head of Equality Diversity and Inclusion will be in conversation with Candice talking about her journey as a Black mother.

 This special event will give you the opportunity to:

  • Celebrate Black history month,
  • Explore how we can arrive at a place of greater equality, diversity inclusion that improves the experiences, narratives, and outcomes amongst Black communities .
  • Hear Candice Brathwaite's inspiring story about motherhood.
  • Ensure how many more people see themselves reflected in the work of the RCM.

Candice Brathwaite

Candice Brathwaite is an author, journalist, TV presenter, and founder of Make Motherhood Diverse – an online initiative that aims to ensure many more people see themselves reflected online.

Candice started blogging in 2016 to tell her own motherhood story keen to show that young black families weren’t just surviving but thriving and her straight-talking, original content really struck a chord with fans and brands alike.

A self-confessed beauty and fashion obsessive Candice now has a regular style segment on Lorraine on ITV where she has become known for gently encouraging people to be bolder about embracing colour in their wardrobes.

Candice is a Contributing Editor to Grazia and regularly appears on national radio and television news channels to talk about maternal mortality rates for black women in Britain.

Her debut book I Am Not Your Baby Mother - about being a black British mum – published in May 2020 by Quercus made the Sunday Times Bestseller list.