I’m not in the business of communication. I’m in the business of building trust and driving change because that’s what good communication does.
I believe that good communication is intentional, thoughtful, timely, and culturally sensitive. It has the power to bring people together, to make them feel valued, heard, and understood. It is not just what we say, it is also how we listen. My mission is to help our clients understand the role of effective communication in creating more diverse, equitable, and inclusive workplaces and communities.
Sarah Black serves as a Global Communications Consultant at The Kaleidoscope Group.
She has 30 years of experience in communications having worked in consultancy for major brands, small businesses, and international non-profits across the UK, Ireland the United States, and in-house for non-profit organizations in Northern Ireland, Norway, and Texas. She is a former director of a multi-award-winning global PR & content agency where her achievements included leading campaigns addressing racism and sectarianism and promoting reconciliation and community building. She is an expert in crossing and adapting to cultures – ask her about learning enough Norwegian to write a press release for a local non-profit!
Sarah is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Public Relations and a former member of its Board and Executive Committee. She is also a Member of the Public Relations & Communications Association. She is currently a director of the global non-profit, Families in Global Transition.
Originally from Belfast, Northern Ireland, she has lived in Norway and Texas though she currently calls The Lake District in England home.