The Equal Group hosted a 60 minute webinar with Women in Construction ambassador and BBC Apprentice finalist Michaela Wain, member of the Gemserv executive team Miriam Atkin and Michelle Lim , project engineer for Network Rail. During this webinar we discuss: Why do you think the difference between equity and equality are so important to recognise? What does equity look like in these sectors? What are the barriers faced by women in these industries? How can we begin to remove those barriers and what can women, men as allies and organisations do to better support women in these sectors?
The Equal Group hosted a 60 minute session with world renowned transgender advocate, educator, activist and Global Ambassador, Jessica Lynn. Jessica’s experiences have led her to dedicate her life to raising awareness and acceptance for gender non-conforming communities around the world. In this session, Jessica shares her personal journey.
Watch our final instalment of our Black Futures Month Webinar Series: Social Media and Marketing. Discussion: Despite many efforts, Black creators have voiced anger as their posts are targeted by supposed unbiased algorithms and taken down when addressing Black issues. What can and should they be doing to better protect creators and ensure Black creator content is seen, heard and valued?
Watch our third instalment of our Black Futures Month Webinar Series: Black Women in Leadership. Discussion: Across the world, companies are working to increase the number of women in their leadership teams with almost 40% of UK FTSE 100 board positions held by women, as of 2022 (gov.uk). However, Black women continue to be underrepresented despite the push for gender equality. Why are Black women being overlooked? What needs to change to establish equity for Black women in leadership?
Watch our second instalment of our Black Futures Month Webinar Series: Diversity and Inclusion in Finance and Entrepreneurship. Discussion: For Black entrepreneurs funding is just one of the many barriers faced on their start-up journey. Not only is less funding available but government support schemes are not as accessible to Black entrepreneurs and not accessed at the same rates as white-led businesses . How can this change?
Watch our first instalment of our Black Futures Month Webinar Series: Diversity and Inclusion in the Outdoor Heritage Sector. Research shows there is a lack of diversity in both visitors and employees of Outdoor Heritage sectors. What more can the Outdoor Heritage sector do to support community access to the outdoors?
During this webinar we discuss the definition of disability, ableism in the workplace (e.g. what is it and how to avoid it) ; common myths about disability and workplace policies and best practice to support employees with disabilities.
During this webinar we discuss the importance of supporting employees' mental health in the workplace; how to recognise when an employee is struggling; implementing inclusive mental health campaigns at work and Allan Reid's personal mental health journey.
During this webinar, we discuss why the gender gap exists in STEM; the importance of female representation; key barriers that prevent women from entering STEM/Tech and Engineering professions and what can be done to encourage more women to pursue a career in these industries.
During this webinar, we discuss gender expectations in the workplace, inequalities between paternity and maternity leave, shared Parental Leave: reform or replace it? And what the UK can learn from Sweden’s childcare and parental leave policies.
During this webinar, we discuss the evolving terminology of gender identity and sexual orientation, how to manage gender related issues in the workplace, best practices for creating an LGBTQ+ inclusive workplace.
Zakiya Ilyas from The Equal Group is joined by Jessica Lynn - transgender advocate, educator and activist and Allan Reid - Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Consultant and LGBTQ+ activist.
Due to an overwhelming amount of engagement from our last webinar, we decided to run a follow up session to continue the conversation. During this webinar, we answer your questions, share practical advice and honest, personal perspectives to empower the charity sector to move from ‘talking about EDI to doing something more tangible to improve it.
During this webinar, we discuss the importance of diversity and inclusion in sport. From grassroots issues such as encouraging more Black, Asian and minority ethnic communities to play sports, all the way through to the football industry’s response to racial inequality, and the importance of diverse governing bodies.
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