More about our speakers
Anne Foster, Head of Workforce Diversity, BBC
Anne specialises in supporting people through building inclusive workplace cultures. She joined the BBC in January as Head of Workforce Diversity & Inclusion. Prior to this, she worked for Sony Pictures Entertainment as the Director of Diversity, Leadership and Organisational Development. Key work included strengthening leadership capability, developing talent, and supporting staff inclusion networks. Prior to this, Anne was the Head of D&I for the House of Commons, where she was responsible for leading the strategy to embed equality into practices and policies, improving access for all, and creating an inclusive culture for staff, Members of Parliament, and the public. Anne is a member of the Prime Minister’s Race Disparity Advisory Group, and a trustee of The Creative Society, an employment charity helping young people to work in the creative sector.
Nina Goswami, Creative Diversity Lead and Journalist, BBC
Nina is the BBC’s Creative Diversity Lead for the 50:50 Project and News and is spearheading initiatives to support the Corporation’s aspiration that its on-air representation reflects society. She manages the multi-award-winning 50:50 Project, which is currently the biggest collective action on increasing women’s representation in BBC content there’s ever been. 600 BBC teams from across News, Sport, Factual and Entertainment are signed up to the voluntary initiative that uses a self-monitoring data system to effect change. In addition, over 60 external organisations have partnered with 50:50 including ABC News, Voice of America and Fortune. 50:50 is expanding its methodology to disability and ethnicity – an initiative Nina is leading. Nina is also a journalist and, before her current post, was a BBC News senior producer. She has worked in media her whole professional career including The Sunday Times and The Sunday Telegraph.
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