Diversity and Inclusivity

Inspirational viewsMarch 7, 2022Inspirational viewsAs part of our International Women’s Day coverage, we asked five senior women in the events industry to inspire us with a story about a challenge they’ve faced in their career and what they’ve learnt.Diversity: 'as a white, middle-aged, middle-class male, who the hell am I to talk about it?'November 22, 2021Diversity: 'as a white, middle-aged, middle-class male, who the hell am I to talk about it?'Robert Kenward, founder of The Jobs Hub, gets frank about sticking up for what matters...A sense of belonging: a key strategy for a dynamic futureJuly 30, 2021A sense of belonging: a key strategy for a dynamic futureKatherine White, director of people at Wyboston, Lakes Resort explains why fostering a sense of inclusion and belonging is essential for the success of your team...‘First of its kind’ diversity awards launched by Diversity AllyJuly 21, 2021‘First of its kind’ diversity awards launched by Diversity AllyDiversity and inclusivity are being celebrated in the events industry with the launch of Diversity Ally's inaugural awards."We're losing new talent": M&IT Talks to Event First StepsMarch 27, 2021"We're losing new talent": M&IT Talks to Event First StepsM&IT editor Paul Harvey catches up with Event First Steps co-founders Caitlin Kobrak and Priya Narain to find out what the last year has been like for early career event professionals and what it's like trying to break into the industry in a pandemic...Julia Hudson and Charlotte Webb: Defying expectationsMarch 14, 2021Julia Hudson and Charlotte Webb: Defying expectationsJulia Hudson and Charlotte Webb: Defying expectationsLiz Taylor  The power of a chance meetingMarch 13, 2021Liz Taylor The power of a chance meetingLiz Taylor: The power of a chance meetingHow Mental Health First Aid helped me survive Covid-19December 16, 2020How Mental Health First Aid helped me survive Covid-19Margaret Reeves, managing director of event tech firm RefTech, on how her Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) training helped her navigate Covid-19 both personally and professionally.Event accessibility: What can event planners do to help more?November 23, 2020Event accessibility: What can event planners do to help more?Alan Broadbent, the co-founder of Global Network for Entrepreneurs With Disabilities, which provides free support to new start-ups by disabled people, explains how the meetings and event industry can be more inclusive and accessible.Diversity in events has ‘a way to go’, reveals reportSeptember 23, 2020Diversity in events has ‘a way to go’, reveals reportThere is significant work to be done for event professionals to move forward with inclusivity and diversity, according to new research developed by Fay Sharpe, founder of Fast Forward 15 and Dr Kate Dashper, director of research at Leeds Beckett University.Show More

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