An innovative approach to improving Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

In the last of our interviews with key speakers who are presenting at SEC 11th -12th October 2018, Professor Belinda Colston, University of Lincoln, discusses how the ‘ASPIRE project’ is offering an innovative approach to improving Equality, Diversity and Inclusion.   Professor Belinda Colston is a chemist and has been in academia for 30 years. … Continued

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Gender balance: The role institutions play in fostering change

  In the eleventh of our interviews with key speakers who are presenting at SEC 11th -12th October 2018, Dr. Lesley Thompson talks about the role institutions play to foster change in gender balance.   Lesley Thompson joined Elsevier in 2015 and has the role of strengthening Elsevier’s relationship with senior leaders in the research world in … Continued

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Key initiatives at Amherst College that are elevating diversity and inclusion

  In the tenth of our interviews with key speakers who are presenting at SEC 11th -12th October 2018, Norm Jones talks about the initiatives at Amherst College which are elevating diversity and inclusion. Prior to taking up his current position as Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer at Amherst College, Norm Jones served as Associate … Continued

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The role of technology in driving forward diversity and inclusion

  In the ninth of our interviews with key speakers who are presenting at SEC 11th -12th October 2018, Professor Fatma Mili explains the role technology plays in driving forward diversity and inclusion. Professor Fatma Mili is Dean of the College of Computing and Informatics at the University of North Carolina, US. She began her … Continued

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How complementary global and local initiatives are at the heart of AstraZeneca’s approach to inclusion and diversity

In the eighth of our interviews with key speakers who are presenting at SEC 11th -12th October 2018, Rebekah Martin and Liz Moran discuss how complementary global and local initiatives are at the heart of AstraZeneca’s approach to inclusion and diversity. Rebekah Martin has been AstraZeneca’s Head of Reward and Diversity since April 2018. She … Continued

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The organisational changes that helped embed inclusion and diversity within the core of the University of British Columbia

In the seventh of our interviews with key speakers who are presenting at SEC 11th -12th October 2018, Dr Sara-Jane Finlay talks about the organisational changes that helped embed inclusion and diversity within the core of the University of British Columbia. Dr Sara-Jane Finlay is the Associate Vice President, Equity & Inclusion for the University of British Columbia, Canada. … Continued

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How Women’s Work Institute is connecting the dots in organisations between equality, effectiveness and profitability

  In the sixth of our interviews with key speakers who are presenting at SEC 11th -12th October 2018, Anna Dewar Gully and Dr Kristen Liesch discuss the work Women’s Work Institute is doing to connect the dots in organisations between equality, effectiveness and profitability. Anna Dewar Gully is an organisational strategist, women’s equity expert and founder … Continued

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