Empowering Employee Networks Online Conference

28 March 2023 - 08:40 to 17:25 (BST)

Bringing together organisations looking to maximize the value and impact of their employee networks. 300+ confirmed attendees - last chance to book!

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300+ organisations attending - last chance to book!

The 3rd annual d&i Leaders Empowering Employee Networks Online Conference brings together 300+ heads of diversity, inclusion and HR, along with employee network and resource group chairs and members, looking for practical help to maximize the value and impact of their employee networks.

With 20+ speakers and a unique online CPD accredited programme featuring one-to-one interviews; case studies; panel discussions; Q&A sessions and online networking rooms, we are sure you will be inspired to make a difference in your own organisation.

Cannot attend live all day? All talks are recorded so you can revisit or view at a time convenient to you, wherever you are based!

Book your place nowGroup discounts available

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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 10,000+ 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.

Apply now

Our 2023 expert speakers include

Cherron Inko-Tariah MBE

Founder and Consultant

The Power of Staff Networks

Jenny Baskerville

Director, Head of Inclusion, Diversity & Equity


James Brandon

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Responsible Business Manager


Devi Virdi

Group Head of Diversity & Inclusion


Tim Macavoy

Head of Product

Radius Networks

Kirsty Jackson

Diversity & Inclusion Lead, UK


Dominic Mottram

Operations Project Manager & Co-chair, Inspire Network

Network Rail

Bernadette Thompson OBE

Associate Director of Inclusion

Barts Health NHS Trust

Sarah Fennell

Head of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion EMEA

Macquarie Group

Ngoc-Vu Nguyen

Senior Vice President, Diversity & Inclusion Consultant

Bank of America

Nicole Basra

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Lead

dentsu UK & Ireland

Shamini Rajan

Inclusion Partner


Rim Adem

Associate Director, Investment Advisory & Co-Chair, REACH Network


Christian Benson

VP, Client Managing Director & Executive Sponsor, European Pride LGBT+ Network


Rav Shawe

Senior Legal Counsel, Digital Industries & Founder EMPOWER ERG

Siemens UK & Ireland

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Conference kindly sponsored by

Topics being explored at the 2023 conference include

  • Providing a clear framework and policy to support and increase the impact of your employee networks
  • Understanding the pivotal role that allies and sponsors have in the development of employee networks
  • How the DEI function and employee networks can collaborate to widen their impact and deliver new policy initiatives
  • Taking active and tangible steps to attract and retain talent through employee networks
  • Intersectionality: Transforming the way employee networks work together to increase belonging at work
  • Supporting employee networks as they reinvent themselves after the covid pandemic and embedding new ways of working
  • Helping employee networks become effective communicators and build resilience
  • Employee networks working with senior leadership to drive action and support the next generation of leaders
  • How employee networks can deliver positive change by working with external partners
  • How employee networks can help drive change using data to inform pay gap reporting

Online conference supported by

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