d&i Leaders Women at Work Online Summit 2021

Now available to watch on demand!

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

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200+ organisations took part in our 2021 online summit

The d&i Leaders Women at Work Online Summit 2021 took place on 26 January, with 20 expert speakers and 200+ 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 2021 expert speakers included

Charlotte Sweeney OBE

Inclusion, Diversity and Equality Specialist

Rachel Osikoya

Director, Head of Diversity & Inclusion

A.P. Møller-Maersk

Pamela Hutchinson

Global Head of Diversity and Inclusion


Tony Lehner

Vice President People, UK and Ireland


Melanie Richards CBE

former Deputy Chair, KPMG UK and Steering Committee Member

Hampton Alexander Review

Candice Cross

Global Director of Talent


Loraine Martins OBE FRSA

Director of Diversity and Inclusion

Network Rail

Rick Lee OBE

Member, Women's Business Council and Chief People Officer

Willmott Dixon

Dawn Moore

Group Director of People

J. Murphy & Sons

Neil Morrison

HR Director

Severn Trent

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Topics explored at the 2021 summit included

  • We have come a long way, but how can we empower more women?
  • Bridging the gender leadership gap
  • The need to take the lead – within your business, with suppliers and across your industry
  • Taking an inclusive approach to hiring female talent
  • Getting talented women back into the workforce
  • What barriers are faced by different women at work
  • Monitoring, measuring and reporting progress towards gender parity
  • Supporting working parents through flex working policies
  • How to decrease ambiguity regarding salaries and negotiation
  • Widening your search for talented women through social media and external partners
  • Menopause in the workplace
  • How to build and encourage supportive mentorships, sponsors and allies

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WATCH NOW – The Impact of Well-Being on the D&I Agenda

View this free 40 minute d&i Leaders ‘One to One’ conversation exploring ‘The Impact of Well-Being on the D&I Agenda’ with Rachel Osikoya and Simon Fillery.

Click here to view for free!

WATCH NOW – What is Intersectionality and Why Does it Matter?

View this free 40 minute d&i Leaders ‘One to One’ conversation exploring ‘What is Intersectionality and Why Does it Matter?’ with Rukasana Bhaijee and Dr. Doyin Atewologun.

Click here to view for free!

Summit supported by

d&i Leaders is proud to be supporting UN Women UK

d&i Leaders is proud to be supporting UN Women UK, who work to make gender equality a reality in every way: from grassroots programmes with the most vulnerable women and girls, to changing attitudes, and helping governments design gender-equal policy.

d&i Leaders are donating £2 for every attendee place sold at our Women at Work Online Summit 2021. Please visit: www.unwomenuk.org

What previous Women at Work Summit attendees said...

“Some very inspirational speakers”

HR Operations Director

“An excellent, insightful event, with great opportunities to share experiences”

HR Director
Mott MacDonald

“Interesting and evidence that global brands are walking the walk”

Head of Inclusion & Diversity
Publicis Sapient

“A thought provoking, action orientated, inspirational and pragmatic share of D&I”

HR Director
Wolseley UK

“Very interesting view on how companies are tackling L&D and specifically gender balance”

Head of Inclusion & Diversity

“Great amount of variety in terms of topics – lots of learnings to take away”

Senior CSR ad L&D Manager

“Some excellent speakers”

Head of Internal Communications
Said Business School

“Very good content – thank you”

Global VP D&I and Engagement
Sage Software

“The parental discussion was really useful”

People Business Manager
The Crown Estate

“Good mix of theory and practical steps. Useful ideas to take back and some exceptional speakers”

Manager HRBP

“A great day with some inspirational speakers”

Employee Engagement Manager
Northumbrian Water Group

“Good summit and great speakers”

MD Inclusion & Diversity
State Street

“Really interesting day”

Bank of Ireland
HR Business Partner

“A great opportunity to take time out and reflect on our gender practices and benchmark against some leading businesses”

Senior HR Business Partner