When Keela Shackell-Smith was rocked by her mum’s death, she founded The Grief Cafe to bring bereaved staff together, and her subsequent blog struck a chord with you. Now she’s back, determined to help staff who lost loved ones during …
Keela Shackell-Smith, Inclusion Manager at the Food Standards Agency
Keela Shackell-Smith is an Inclusion Manager, Food Standards Agency. Keela led the Civil Service celebrations of the Suffrage Centenary 2018 and co-founded the Cross Government Women's Network.
She was previously a Gender Policy Advisor in the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government.
Civil Servant Keela Shackell-Smith says she will never forget the thrill when she received her MBE from Prince Charles at Buckingham Palace When I received the letter from the Cabinet Office saying that I had received an MBE in the …
The death of a loved one is always tough, leaving a void for loved ones left behind. Keela Shackell-Smith channelled her pain to found the Grief Café and support bereaved civil servants to help them overcome isolation, connect and move …
Cabinet Office Diversity and Inclusion Manager, Keela Shackell-Smith offers tips on how to be a strong ally at work and support your LGBT+ colleagues. I’m a trans ally, ace ally, lesbian ally, gay ally, intersex ally, pan ally….I’m an LGBT+ …
With so many civil servants currently working from home, Keela Shackell-Smith lists the seven things that make flexible working work for her – and may do so for others, too.
Keela Shackell-Smith looks at the contribution of volunteers to the Civil Service's Suffrage Centenary celebrations and ahead to the year's concluding event and beyond.
The lead organiser of cross-Civil Service celebrations sets out what's in store.
Keela Shackell-Smith on what winning the Diversity and Inclusion category at the Civil Service Awards means for the Cross Government Women’s Network.
Keela Shackell-Smith of the Cross Government Women's Network previews Civil Service events celebrating International Women's Day.
Co-chairs of the Cross-Government Women's Network, Keela Shackell-Smith and Eleanor Binks look back on the successes in their first year, and forward to the challenges ahead.
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