Companies have long paid lip service to diversity. But in a year that saw the world changed by Black Lives Matter and the inequality of the pandemic, we need less talk and more action if we’re to create a truly diverse post Covid-19 workplace, writes award-winning business strategist Melanie Eusebe. 

History books will certainly define 2020 as a turbulent one. Although there have been recent precedents for seismic years of great upheaval. There was 9/11 and its traumatic legacy back in 2001, then the global financial crisis in 2008; both of which had a disproportionate adverse impact on Black professionals. And Covid-19 has proven no different. But how do we plan and return to work in our new normal with diversity in the post Covid-19 workplace at the forefront of our minds