Opinion: Racism in social investment is institutionalised – white allies must step up

As a woman of colour in social investment, Mathu Jeyaloganathan regularly finds her credibility questioned and her expertise ignored. Following last month's Adebowale Commission report – which highlighted the shocking lack of support for black and minority ethnic social entrepreneurs in the UK – she urges allies to help end institutional racism in the sector, as she fights to build a new fund to invest in diverse communities.