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How we started the 'Muslims at GDS' community

portraits of Dilwoar Hussain and Arfah Farooq

Arfah Farooq, a community development manager, and Dilwoar Hussain, a senior frontend developer, explain their personal motivations behind starting the 'Muslims at GDS' community, and share their top tips for setting up a community.

How we organise monthly mental wellbeing Q&As for GDS staff

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Stuff we'd like to see post-it

The GDS mental health network exists to provide our colleagues with the mental health support and information they need. We do this in a variety of ways. One of them are regular, anonymous, peer-led mental wellbeing Q&As. In this post, you will read about how we organise them and how to ensure they’re a success.

Pitch it, vote it, host it: GDS unconference 2019

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3 members of the unconference team planning in front of a wall covered with post-it notes

At GDS we regularly invite all of our staff to celebrate what we have achieved and what is coming up for us next. In this post, Louisa Mallon, Head of Internal Comms at GDS, talks about how we ran the 2019 GDS unconference, what we talked about and what we learned.