Sohail Ali is Partner at DLA Piper and is interviewed by Melting Scot Director, Junaid Ashraf. He graduated with a First from Oxford University and has been promoted to Partner at one of the largest international law firms in the world at the age of 37. His promotion makes him the first ever South Asian … Continue reading Who is Sohail Ali? | Melting Scot Interviews
Zahra Hedges is the Chief Executive of Winning Scotland and is interviewed by Melting Scot Director, Junaid Ashraf. They discuss her varied journey in the third sector, barriers to progression for working class Scots and the difficulties she has faced throughout her career as a woman of colour. Continue reading Who is Zahra Hedges? | Melting Scot Interviews
Melting Scot’s Director, Junaid Ashraf, discusses on the BBC Asian Network whether we should be paying rent to our parents and how to interact with the discussion if brought up in a minority ethnic household. (02 September 2021) Continue reading Do you pay rent to your parents?
Melting Scot contributors Junaid and Nimai discuss on the BBC Asian Network how to start conversations about stopping the use of offensive language (04 August 2021) Continue reading Would you challenge elders if they used outdated or offensive language?
TW: Rape and Sexual Assault Junaid discusses with Rebekah Cheung her article ‘Recognising my Privilege within Rape Recovery’ for the Melting Scot. Speaking points include: Rebekah’s story Misogynoir and #MeToo movementAccessing support Having to make excuses to not sleep with someone Position/abuse of power Original article can be found here: https://meltingscot.com/2020/12/22/recognising-my-privilege-within-rape-recovery/ Continue reading Recognising my Privilege within Rape Recovery
Junaid has a conversation with Nosheen Ahmed, Project Coordinator at the John Smith Centre based at the University of Glasgow. They discuss the launch of their latest project and the need for more programmes to support ethnic minority young people into politics. The John Smith Centre is launching their Minority Ethnic Emerging Leaders Programme. A … Continue reading Minority Ethnic Emerging Leaders Programme – John Smith Centre