In the driving seat
In the driving seat

Entrepreneur Joanna Abeyie on the importance of focusing on the now

Entrepreneur Joanna Abeyie on the importance of focusing on the now
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And how she could see a future way of working long before most of us

In partnership with Ford


Marie Claire’s editor Holly Rains hit the road in the Ford Puma to meet Joanna Abeyie MBE, social impact entrepreneur and champion of diversity, inclusion and equality.  

Joanna Abeyie is in a class of her own, a new breed of business leader, she is an award-winning, agenda-setting diversity and inclusion campaigner, entrepreneur, and broadcast journalist. 


Driven by her passion to see real and lasting change in the working world, she has made it her mission to help place more people from diverse backgrounds in permanent and freelance jobs in the creative industries. 


Proving there is no better time than now to push for positive change, the incredible work she is doing shines a spotlight on how urgently we need to change the workplace system.


From working on inclusion audits, which means looking at everything from the way businesses attract talent, recruit and the culture at work, Joanna reveals how she focuses on the things she can control to help shape the future of the creative world.

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