d&i Leaders Race at Work Online Summit 2020

Now available to watch on demand!

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

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400+ organisations took part in our 2020 online summit

The d&i Leaders Race at Work Online Summit took place on 15 September, with 18 expert speakers and 450+ attendees.

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

With 5hrs 40 minutes 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.

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Our 2020 expert speakers included

Dr. Funke Abimbola MBE

Chief Executive Officer and Board Advisor

The Austen Bronte Consultancy

Jackie Beer

Group Director of Diversity & Inclusion


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

Jennifer Smith

Head of Inclusion

British Film Institute (BFI)

Mira Magecha

Chief People Officer and Diversity & Belonging Sponsor


Frank Douglas

Non-Executive Director, City & Guilds Group and CEO

Caerus Executive

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 explored at the 2020 online summit included

  • 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

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Summit supported by

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