Race at Work Summit 2019

8 May – London

Bringing together organisations committed to tackling racial inequality in the workplace. 200+ CONFIRMED TO ATTEND!

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This timely event will explore the five calls to action set out in the Race at Work Charter, and explore how you can report on and address the ethnicity pay gap.

With 20+ speakers and a unique CPD accredited one-day programme featuring on-stage interviews; panel discussions and a choice of stream sessions, we are sure you will leave inspired to address racial inequality in your own organisation.

Why not make the most of your time out of the office and attend our d&i Leaders Gender at Work Summit, taking place the following day at the same venue.  Two day tickets can be shared with a colleague.

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Organisations attending include

Expert speakers include

Sandra Kerr OBE

Race Equality Director

Business in the Community

Dr Yvonne Thompson CBE

Entrepreneur and author

David Tyler

former Chairman

J Sainsbury plc

Fiona Daniel 

former Head of Diversity & Inclusion


Asif Sadiq MBE

Head of Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging

The Telegraph

Staynton Brown

Director D&I and Talent

Transport for London

Sarah Stanton

UK HR Director

National Grid

Rob Neil OBE

Head of Project Race

Ministry of Justice (MoJ)

Professor Binna Kandola OBE

Business Psychologist, Author, Senior Partner and co-founder

Pearn Kandola

Christos Tsaprounis

Head of People & Culture

Auto Trader UK

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Topics being explored at the d&i Leaders Race at Work Summit 2019 include:

  • Progress since the McGregor-Smith Review
  • Setting specific targets and performance objectives relating to ethnicity
  • Starting a conversation about race at the top
  • Practical insight into reporting and closing the ethnicity pay gap
  • How do we get comfortable with being uncomfortable?
  • Recruiting BAME talent – how to become an employer of choice
  • Challenging your organisational norms and doing things differently
  • The role of employee networks, race ambassadors and line management
  • Taking an intersectional approach to workplace inclusion
  • Driving innovation through supplier diversity and engagement
  • Developing BAME leaders of the future

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 will be donating £2 for every delegate place sold at our Race at Work Summit 2019. Please visit: www.aletofoundation.org.uk

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5 More London Place, Tooley Street,
London, SE1 2BY
Telephone: +44 (0) 20 3002 4300

Hilton London Tower Bridge,
5 More London Place,
Tooley Street,

+44 (0) 20 3002 4300

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