Abigail Agyei
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Abigail Agyei

Senior Policy Advisor in the Community Engagement Team in MHCLG| Civil Service Award Winner – Rising Star Award | Founder of Melanated Majesty| SpeakerLondon, United Kingdom
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Abigail Agyei

Senior Policy Advisor in the Community Engagement Team in MHCLG| Civil Service Award Winner – Rising Star Award | Founder of Melanated Majesty| SpeakerLondon, United Kingdom
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I am an award winning dynamic and experienced policy and strategy advisor and change maker. With over seven years’ experience in policy development - building and maintaining strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders and community groups, leading community projects with vast experience supporting voluntary and marginalized groups. I have experience working with highly effective teams and delivering strategies to promote accountability and awareness around race, diversity, inclusion, equity and ethics. I am currently working at the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) to support under-represented groups in and out of the department working on the department’s engagement and strategy with black and ethnic minority communities following covid-19. I am also part of the leadership team for MHCLG’s award winning Black and Asian Minority Ethnic network (BAMEnet) leading on their events and communication. Helping to promote accountability and awareness around diversity and inclusion, diversifying the talent pipeline, providing pragmatic advice and supporting organisational cultural change. I am the winner of the Civil Service Award Rising Star Award for my dedication to public service making significant impact to communities and being instrumental in leading on race in the Civil Service and enabling uncomfortable conversations to happen, in order to create an inclusive, safe and accountable culture. I am also founder of Melanated Majesty a community platform for black womxn to share, be elevated, supported and empowered on their personal development to define what they want out of their career and life. I am open to speaking on the following topics: Leading and having impact at any level, early careers, diversity & inclusion, intrapreneurship, discovering your authentic self, connecting to your mission and fostering and developing staff networks.

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