d&i Leaders Race at Work Online Summit

15 September 2020 - 08:30 to 17:15 (BST)

Bringing together organisations committed to tackling racial inequality in the workplace.

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200+ organisations already confirmed to take part

The d&i Leaders Race at Work Online Summit brings together organisations committed to tackling racial inequality in the workplace.

This 2nd annual event will again bring together diversity, inclusion, HR and talent professionals, along with network chair’s and allies, to explore ways to tackle the racial disparities in the UK employment market.

With 18 speakers and a unique online CPD accredited programme featuring one-to-one interviews; case studies; panel discussions; Q&A sessions and online networking tables, we are sure you will be inspired to make a difference in your own organisation.

Take part live or view on demand – All talks are recorded so you can revisit or view at a time convenient to you! BOOK NOW

Join 1500+ organisations and accelerate your workplace diversity & inclusion strategy with d&i Leaders.

Membership is free and gives you access to independent news, reports, webinars and a catalogue of on demand content. We also offer a range of training & development programmes and strategic summits.

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Our 2020 expert speakers include

Dr. Funke Abimbola MBE

Chief Executive Officer and Board Advisor

The Austen Bronte Consultancy

Frank Douglas

Non-Executive Director, City & Guilds Group and CEO

Caerus Executive

June Sarpong MBE

Presenter and Award-Winning Author

Rob Neil OBE

Head of Embedding Culture Change

Department for Education

Professor Binna Kandola OBE

Business Psychologist, Author, Senior Partner and co-founder

Pearn Kandola

Mira Magecha

Chief People Officer and Diversity & Belonging Sponsor


Sheree Atcheson

Experienced Head of Diversity and Inclusion and Global Ambassador

Women Who Code

Jennifer Smith

Head of Inclusion

British Film Institute (BFI)

Dr. Doyin Atewologun

Director, Delta Alpha Psi and Academic Adviser

The Parker Review

Sandra Kerr CBE, OBE

Race Equality Director

Business in the Community

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Topics being explored at the 2020 online summit include

  • Breaking down conversations about race with data
  • Black Lives Matter and micro-aggressions at work
  • The vital role of middle managers in helping to tackle bias and enabling team members to be visible
  • Working in collaboration to attract, retain and advance black talent
  • Steps to achieving a more ethnically diverse graduate programme
  • The cultural aspect of being a carer and considerations in the workplace
  • How to create a successful mentoring and coaching programme
  • Bridging the gap between leaders and employees
  • Harnessing the power of staff networks

d&i Leaders is proud to be supporting the Aleto Foundation

The Aleto Foundation recognises that for our country’s leaders to reflect the population at large and to take advantage of the widest range of views and experiences, we need to tackle the challenge of helping young men and women from less-privileged backgrounds to rise to the top.

d&i Leaders is donating £2 for every delegate place sold at our Race at Work Online Summit 2020. Please visit: www.aletofoundation.org.uk

What our 2019 attendees said...

“Insightful and thought provoking”

UK D&I Lead
Hogan Lovells

“A thought provoking event. I am itching to get back to my organisation to develop ideas and implement”

UK D&I Manager
Canada Life

“Fast moving, thought provoking and motivational”

Head of People Engagement and Inclusion
The Open University

“The event was a thought-provoking celebration of diversity and inclusion”

HR and Operations Coordinator
Police Now

“Brilliant and practical”

E&D Manager
The Riverside Group

“Amazing! Speakers, content and energy installs a sense of self-worth”

Delivery Solutions Manager

“Informative, engaging and thoroughly enjoyable!”

Business Transformation Project Officer
Southwark Council

“A truly stimulating and well organised event, with top notch expert speakers”

Producer and Chair of BAME Network

“Really insightful, exhilarating, content rich, energising event!”

Head of Graduates

“A thought provoking, challenging day, that made me think differently about the way our business approaches D&I”

Global Head of Sales Enablement
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“A thought provoking, informative event with constantly inspiring speakers, providing action-orientated ideas to take away”


Senior HR Business Partner

“Informative, insightful and thought-provoking – a call to action”

Director, Inclusion and Diversity

“The biggest event on race equality in the workplace which will be instrumental on moving this forward”

Senior Diversity Adviser
Business in the Community

“Very informative and practical guidance to take away- well organised and good varied structure”

Learning & Development

“I now feel more comfortable with the uncomfortable”

Head of Inclusion
New Horizons Federation

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In our official report from the 2019 d&i Leaders Race at Work Summit – ‘Let’s talk about race: five ways to keep the conversation going’, we share five key actions that emerged to help you have real conversations around race at work.

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WATCH NOW – The Colour of Class One to One Conversation

View these two free d&i Leaders ‘One to One’ conversations exploring ‘The Colour of Class’ with Rob Neil OBE and Paul Downer

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FREE REPORT – Ethnic Diversity: Learning to Work Together

‘Ethnic diversity: learning to work together’ – View our second report from the 2019 d&i Leaders Global Forum.

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