Schedule

Explore the key learning outcomes from each session.

11am to 11.45am

PANEL: CEO Reflections

What you will learn:
- Aligning the board and your teams - where to start
- Challenges executive teams may face and advice on how to overcome these
- What approaches have worked well
- Advice on how to tackle those who are resistant to change

  • Sandra Skeete | Joanne Dewar | Jon Wilson
12pm to 12.45pm

KEYNOTE: Inclusive Leadership 4.0

What you will learn:
- The importance of introspection and self-education
- What top down and bottom up leadership looks and feels like
- How to use storytelling to generate an authentic and compelling narrative for change
- What traits are needed to lead a sustainable and progressive business

  • KEYNOTE: Inclusive Leadership 4.0
  • René Carayol
12.45pm to 1.20pm

WORKSHOP: Using Data To Make The Invisible Visible

What you will learn:
- What Black Lives Matter has taught us about traditional D&I data collection
- A dual approach to collecting data: What that could look like and how to get started
- How to collate ‘in the moment’ data on the lived experiences of your colleagues
- Tips on how to analyse your data so you can be confident you are addressing root causes

  • WORKSHOP: Using Data To Make The Invisible Visible
  • Matt Phelan | Kevin Withane | Shereen Daniels
1.45pm to 2.30pm

PANEL: More Than Celebrating Cultural Days/Months

What you will learn:
- Examples of how to amplify the voices of those most impacted by racism and discrimination beyond the one-off events
- How to work collaboratively with your Employee Resource Groups and/or Anti-Racism Task Force
- Novel approaches to reviewing impact - it’s not just about the metrics

  • Keri Higgins-Bigelow | Priya Smith | James Brandon | Moud Goba
2.30pm to 3.20pm

WORKSHOP: Why You Need A Racial Equity Plan And How To Get Started

What you will learn:
- What investors care about and how you can use this to leverage support and buy-in
- Important variables to include in your plan and why
- How to continually center the colleagues most impacted
- Guidance to avoid white saviour ism and/or stalling progress because of discomfort
- How to align your measures with broader ESG frameworks to communicate impact and progress

  • WORKSHOP: Why You Need A Racial Equity Plan And How To Get Started
  • Shereen 'The HR Conversationalist'
3.30pm to 4.30pm

KEYNOTE: Black Liberation - Why We All Need To Be Leaders

What you will learn:
- What does Black liberation actually mean?
- How to avoid centering whiteness when advancing racial equity
- How we can stay mindful of who we are excluding, even within the Black community
- Practical tips on how to resist oppression and speaking truth to power

  • KEYNOTE:  Black Liberation - Why We All Need To Be Leaders
  • Dr Shola Mos-Shogbambimu

ADVANCING RACIAL EQUITY CONFERENCE

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