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Slay In Your Lane Is More Than A Book, It’s A Movement – & It’s Not Going Anywhere

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Slay In Your Lane Is More Than A Book, It’s A Movement – & It’s Not Going Anywhere

By JAZMIN KOPOTSHA via https://www.refinery29.com

The Black Girl Bible landed a year ago and, wow, what an impact it’s had. Best friends and co-authors Yomi Adegoke and Elizabeth Uviebinené started working on Slay In Your Lane in the hope that it would inspire and uplift black British women in the workplace, prompted by a period of time when Elizabeth was unhappy in her job. What transpired, though, was a landmark book with input from 39 women on getting through all aspects of life when so much of what we’re surrounded by isn’t geared towards our success.”I think it was that whole diversity within diversity thing,” Elizabeth tells me. “If we’re going to call something the Black Girl Bible, it needs to feel as rounded as possible. It would never be perfect for everybody, it won’t be the exact same experience, but with the stories and the amount of experiences and anecdotes, you can identify yourself in there.”

The book earned accolade after accolade – including the Groucho Club’s Maverick award for being “culturally progressive innovators, making the change” and support from London Mayor Sadiq Khan. Countless events, panels, interviews and news coverage followed as the book …

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I am a future butterfly at the stage of growth when I am turning into an adult. I am enclosed in a hard case shell formed by love, family, and friends. It is the hardest stage of becoming a black butterfly. You will encounter many hardships only to come out stronger and better than what you went in. At this stage, you are finding out who you truly are and how to love yourself.

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