The Black Lives Matters Movement has thrust diversity and inclusion back into a global news agenda. But how do we take good thoughts and intentions into real change? There are many questions this debates poses to leaders, HR departments, middle managers and employees.
Our next Speakers Corner Connects Showcase will ask: How do we create a culture which embraces diverse perspectives? What does an all-inclusive workplace really look like? How do we bring out the best in those of us who feel marganilised and under-represented?
John Amaechi OBE is an organisational psychologist, Chartered Scientist, New York Times best-selling author, CEO of leadership consultancy APS, and was the first Brit to play in the NBA. John partners with organisations to help leaders deliver on the promise of authentic, transformational leadership.
Harvard educated David Lammy is the Member of Parliament for Tottenham and the Shadow Justice Secretary who is one of the leading agenda setters in the fields of social activism, diversity and multi-culturalism and is respected across the party spectrum and a well-known figure amongst the general public.
Shappi Khorsandi is a comedian who tells the story of how her family were forced to flee Iran and gain asylum in the UK. She has also received an honorary doctorate from Winchester University for her contribution to the arts and recently received the prestigious James Joyce award from Dublin University.
An award-winning TV and radio presenter, Juliette Foster has enjoyed a high-flying career presenting flagship programmes at some of Britain's biggest broadcasters including Sky News and the BBC. Juliette has been formally recognised by the banking giant HSBC and The European Federation of Black Women Business Owners.
After the speakers have finished, there will be a Q&A session at the end where we will take questions from participants.
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The Speakers Corner Connects Showcase series has been curated to show event organisers how the power of the spoken word can be delivered via a virtual platform during social distancing measures. It’s never been more important to be inspired by some of the greatest humans to have walked this planet.
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