Kai Lutterodt set up Diversity Matters is an awareness platform with a focus on race matters and BAME (Black, Asian and minority ethnic) representation in the Arts and Media, Education and Work Environments. A graduate of University of the Arts London, she was inspired to advocate on behalf of marginalised students using her platforms as former Students’ Union LCC Officer, University of the Arts London (UAL) Culture & Travel Society co-founder and winner of SUARTS’ “Creative Contribution to the Student Community” award 2016.
Formally the President of UAL African Caribbean Society, since 2014 Kai has passionately engaged African, Caribbean and non-BAME students, as well as industry creatives, in termly events. She has organised an award-winning Film & Literature Festival, and successfully won a campaign to ensure guest lecturers speaking at ACS/Diversity Matters events at UAL are paid AL (associate lecturer) rates.
Kai Lutterodt is an avid blogger, cultural explorer and diversity activist. It’s through her travels around the world that she gained first hand experience “on the field”, exercising her attainments in photography and journalism to advance into documenting stories through the medium of video.