Women coming after them into these various spaces of learning. It’s sometimes difficult getting mentorship from men, because it can feel as if you have to give to get. That can get in the way of accessing really good opportunities to learn.

EI: I don’t think this is entirely true, as there are many resources online these days. But if you’re referring to black women wanting advice from other black women who are successful and can offer advice, then perhaps yes. Everyone has to begin somewhere. Do what feels right and just start. In due course, all the answers and guidance you need will find their way to you. You may fumble and fall, but that will just be part of your special journey. My favourite saying is: “As you start to walk out on the way, the way appears.”

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