Race at Work Summit 2022

16 November - Online - 08:40 to 17:40 (GMT)

The leading annual event bringing together organisations committed to tackling racial inequality in the workplace. Book now to save £20!

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170+ organisations already confirmed to attend

The 4th annual d&i Leaders Race at Work Online Summit will again bring together 200+ diversity, inclusion and HR, recruitment and talent professionals, along with employee network members, committed to tackling racial inequality in the workplace.

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 tables, 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!

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Book your place now to save £20 – Group discounts available

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 summit place and a whole host of other networking and educational opportunities.

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Our 2022 expert speakers include

Prof Binna Kandola OBE

Senior Partner

Pearn Kandola LLP

Ade Rawcliffe

Group Director of Diversity & Inclusion

ITV

Deepak Soni

Director of AXA Commercial & Executive Sponsor, REACH Employee Network

AXA

Rukasana Bhaijee

Executive Director, Equity & Inclusion Workforce International

Warner Bros. Discovery

Sally Bucknell

Diversity, Equity & Inclusiveness Director, UK & Ireland

EY

Jonny Briggs

Diversity, Inclusion and Resourcing Director

Aviva

Sam Owo

Senior Manager, Group Inclusion & Diversity, Race Action Plan Lead

Lloyds Banking Group

Sufia Hussain Parkar

Inclusion, Equity & Diversity Director EMEA

Wunderman Thompson

Dr Doyin Atewologun

Dean - The Rhodes Scholarships

University of Oxford

Leon Donald

Head of Buying & Supply Chain - Tesco Mobile & Black Action Project Leader

Tesco

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Summit kindly sponsored by

Topics being explored at the 2022 online summit include

  • Tackling racial equity and inclusion two years on from the death of George Floyd
  • Understanding and removing barriers for minority ethnic talent to advance to the top of organisations
  • Leadership and race – Disrupting the ‘ideal leader standard’
  • Understanding the impact of racial stereotypes in the workplace and how to counter them
  • Empowering ethnic minority talent to bring their whole self to the workplace
  • Addressing the vital role of executive sponsorship in progressing the careers of minority ethnic talent
  • Using an intersectional lens to look at how minority ethnic talent is progressing within an organisation
  • Getting to grips with your Black, Asian and minority ethnic data and setting targets
  • Setting up and launching the Black Action Plan
  • How role models can involve, empower, and pave the way for others to become a senior leader
  • Insights from the BITC Race at Work Thematic Review 2022
  • Understanding the impact of mental health on race and ethnicity and the value of open conversations at work
  • Supporting pro-active anti-racist allies in the workplace

Summit supported by

What our previous race at work summit attendees said...

“An absolutely outstanding event, I cannot enthuse enough about this summit!”

Equalities Delivery Manager
IOPC

“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
BT

“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
BBC

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

Head of Graduates
Investec

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

Global Head of Sales Enablement
Getty Images

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

Senior HR Business Partner
SThree

“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
Beazley

“I now feel more comfortable with the uncomfortable”

Head of Inclusion
New Horizons Federation

“This event is a must for any organisation that is serious about starting a discussion on race”

Ombudsman Manager
Financial Ombudsman Service

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

Director, Inclusion and Diversity
CHEP UK

“Outstanding content and presenters”

Sr. Advisor for Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging
Harvard Business Publishing