Empowering Employee Networks Conference 2022

Now available to watch on demand!

Bringing together organisations looking to maximize the value and impact of their employee networks.

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300+ organisations took part in our 2022 online conference

The 2nd annual d&i Leaders Empowering Employee Networks Online Conference took place on 26 April, with 25 expert speakers and 300+ attendees.

You can now purchase access to the live event recordings and watch on demand.

With 5hrs 50 minutes worth of keynote presentations, panel discussions, one to one conversations and audience Q&A sessions, we are sure you will be inspired to make a difference in your own organisation.

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d&i Leaders Club

In-house D&I and HR related professionals, along with Employee Network Members, are invited to join the
d&i Leaders Club – a network of 8,000+ people!

Membership is free and will give you a 5% discount off your online conference place and a whole host of other networking and educational opportunities.

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Our 2022 expert speakers included

Christos Tsaprounis

Head of People & Culture

Auto Trader UK

Nadine Dyer

Respect & Inclusion Manager, Former Chair, Multicultural Network


Greg Turner-Smart

Group Inclusion & Diversity Lead, former Chair, Prism ERG


Cherron Inko-Tariah MBE

Founder and Consultant

The Power of Staff Networks

Lucile Kamar

Head of Diversity & Inclusion


Shelley Bishton

Head of Creative Diversity & Founder, Cultural Diversity Network

News UK

Michael Hickman

Head of Inclusion

Department for Transport

Hannah Awonuga

Global Head of Colleague Engagement, Diversity & Inclusion


Barry Boffy

former Head of Diversity & Inclusion

British Transport Police

Manisha Kothari Mehta

Global Diversity & Inclusion Manager


Siri Nomme

Head of Diversity & Social Purpose, EMEA

Norton Rose Fulbright LLP

David Rams


British Transport Police

Charlene Oke

Senior Diversity & Inclusion Business Partner, former Co-Lead, EDGE ERG

LexisNexis Risk Solutions Group

Joanna Allen

Founding Co-Chair, Enable Employee Disability Network & CEO


Marc McKenna-Coles

Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging Strategy Lead


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Our 2022 online conference was kindly sponsored by

Topics explored at the 2022 conference included

  • Understanding the impact allies and sponsors can have on the work of ERG’s
  • How to facilitate open conversations and challenge and influence change in your organisation
  • Career progression and retaining diverse talent
  • Psychological safety – how ERG’s can help accelerate inclusion and safety in your business
  • Recognising, resourcing and rewarding the work of ERG’s
  • The power of storytelling – building trust and normalising the conversation
  • Intersectionality – ERG’s working together to enable employees to bring their whole self to work
  • Leading a successful employee network
  • Formalising the relationship between ERGs and the business
  • The power of events and communication in bring people together to be authentic and feel like they belong

What attendees say about our events...

“Disruptive, informative, thought provoking”

Global Director of D&I

“The event was rich in content and very insightful”

D&I Manager
Institution of Engineering & Technology

“Excellent, thought provoking and inspiring”

Head of HR

“Good, informative conference”

EDI Lead
Metropolitan Thames Valley

“There is nothing available like I have learned here! Brilliant”

Head of HR Operations
Aldermore Bank

“Energetic, informative and engaging”

Regional Resourcing Manager
Nuffield Health

“Really well organised, structured with some very insightful and moving speakers”

Talent and Acquisition
Mott MacDonald

“Engaging, interesting and thought provoking”

HR Generalist
Spence & Partners

“Very good and informative”

D&I Manager

“Excellent. Extremely powerful speakers and thought provoking”

D&I Officer

“Interesting, informative and helpful”

Head of Customer Experience
Royal London

“First time in attendance and thoroughly enjoyed it”

Head of HR
Network Rail

“Thought provoking – thank you!”

EDI Manager
London Borough of Hillingdon

“Very interesting and informative – really enjoyed the event”

Business Design & Engagement Lead
National Crime Agency

Online conference supported by