d&i Leaders Women at Work Summit


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

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Due to the evolving situation around COVID-19, we have made the difficult decision to postpone and reschedule this summit which was due to take place on May 6, to the nearest suitable opportunity in the future. All involved have been notified by email. If you have booked on the event your booking will be automatically confirmed for the rescheduled date which will be announced as soon as possible.  View our booking terms and conditions. If you would like to contact us to discuss your booking or have any questions about the event, please email info@sircula.com or call 020 8650 4400. Please accept our apologies for any inconvenience caused and we thank you for your continued support during this challenging time.

Organisations confirmed to attend include

The d&i Leaders Women at Work Summit brings together organisations committed to tackling gender inequality in the workplace. 

Each year, 100+ diversity, inclusion and HR professionals come together to share the steps they are taking to ensure ALL women are represented at every level of their organisations.

With 20+ speakers and a unique one-day CPD accredited programme featuring on-stage interviews; panel discussions; interactive polling and deep-dive stream sessions, we are sure you will leave inspired to make a difference in your own organisation.

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Why not also attend the d&i Leaders Race at Work Summit taking place the day before at the same venue.

Discounted two-day tickets available which can be shared with a colleague.

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Our 20+ expert speakers include

Charlotte Sweeney OBE

Inclusion, Diversity and Equality Specialist

Julie Dennis

Head of Diversity and Inclusion


Manisha Mehrotra

Head of Diversity and Inclusion, Europe Middle East and Africa


Tony Lehner

Vice President People, UK and Ireland


Melanie Richards CBE

Steering Committee Member, Hampton Alexander Review and Deputy Chair and Board Member


Candice Cross

Director, Global Leadership, Talent and Performance

InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG®)

Loraine Martins MBE

Director of Diversity and Inclusion

Network Rail

Rick Lee

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 being explored at the 2020 summit include

  • 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

Summit supported by


In our official report from the 2019 d&i Leaders Women at Work Summit – ‘How can we accelerate progress?’, we share how leading companies including Diageo; Unilever and Mars are accelerating progress to gender equality at work.

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What our 2019 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

FREE REPORT – Four secrets to success in progressing the D&I agenda

‘Four secrets to success in progressing the D&I agenda’ – View our first report from the 2019 d&i Leaders Global Forum.

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FREE REPORT – Ethnic diversity: learning to work together

‘Ethnic diversity: learning to work together’ – View our second report from the 2019 d&i Leaders Global Forum.

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This event is CPD accredited

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 delegate place sold at our Women at Work Summit 2020. Please visit: www.unwomenuk.org


Park Plaza Victoria London

239 Vauxhall Bridge Rd, Pimlico, London, SW1V 1EQ
Telephone: +44 (0) 333 400 6140

Park Plaza Victoria London,
239 Vauxhall Bridge Rd,

+44 (0) 333 400 6140