Episode 97: Elijah Lawal

Mar 25th

Elijah Lawal is the PR manager at Google and author of the book ‘The Clapback – Your guide to calling out racist stereotypes’. Prior to this Elijah worked as a lawyer. He’s passionate about helping people from underrepresented groups get into creative careers. He’s on the board of Creative Access- a platform that helps young people get their start in the creative industries.

Key Takeaways

  • Racial stereotypes
  • What it means to be remarkable
  • Career changes
  • How to compromise

In episode 97 Imrie and Elijah talk about the racial stereotypes that exist and the ways we can banish them. Elijah shares his journey and mentions the process of transitioning careers. The two also discuss how to make compromises in regards to work and why it’s important to leave a good impression in the workplace.

There’s so much to take away from this episode so get ready.

Learn More

Follow Elijah on Twitter and find out more about his book here.