Race at Work Summit 2022

Now available to watch on demand!

The leading annual event bringing together organisations committed to tackling racial inequality in the workplace.

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250+ organisations took part in our 2022 online summit

The 4th annual d&i Leaders Race at Work Online Summit took place on 16 November, with 20 expert speakers and 250+ attendees.

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

With 6hrs 20mins 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.

Purchase on demand access

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 included

Prof Binna Kandola OBE

Senior Partner

Pearn Kandola LLP

Ade Rawcliffe

Group Director of Diversity & Inclusion


Deepak Soni

Director of AXA Commercial & Executive Sponsor, REACH Employee Network


Rukasana Bhaijee

Executive Director, Equity & Inclusion Workforce International

Warner Bros. Discovery

Sally Bucknell

Diversity, Equity & Inclusiveness Director, UK & Ireland


Jonny Briggs

Diversity, Inclusion and Resourcing Director


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


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Our 2022 summit was kindly sponsored by

Topics explored at the 2022 online summit included

  • 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

“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
Getty Images

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

Senior HR Business Partner

“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

“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

“Outstanding content and presenters”

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