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  • 4th May, 2023

Focus on conscious inclusion to see DEI results

The topic of unconscious bias crops up regularly within discussions on DEI. Unconscious bias refers to the assumptions and associations we make about groups of people outside of our conscious thinking. These biases need to be challenged if we are embrace cultural and social differences. The outcome of unconscious bias training should be conscious inclusion. […]

  • 7th March, 2023

Where are the women in STEM?

Every year, International Women’s Day is a celebration of women’s achievements across all fields but it’s also a time to reflect on gender equality and the ongoing battles that women face. A general overview of where we are with regard to achieving full gender equality can be gained by turning to The World Economic Forum’s […]

  • 28th February, 2023

The importance of LGBTQ+ Inclusion

Global Diversity Practice was recently commissioned by a client to design and deliver a two-day development programme for individuals from an LGBTQ+ Employee Resource Group (ERG). The focus of the programme was on overcoming career blockers and accelerating the career trajectory of LGBTQ+ individuals. Our work involved research into the gifts of being LGBTQ+, drawing […]

  • 26th January, 2023

What can technology do for DEI?

A robust, effective DEI strategy is now seen as a crucial ingredient of a successful business and its multitude of benefits has shown itself time and time again. Businesses that work hard to boost diversity and inclusion in the workplace enjoy highly motivated, happy and loyal employees, increased creativity and healthier profits. In order to […]

  • 15th December, 2022

Psychological Safety in the Workplace Is The New Yardstick Of Inclusion

As mental health, belonging and inclusion are high priorities for many workers, ensuring psychological safety in your workplace has never been more crucial to team performance and employee satisfaction and should be a central pillar of any DEIB strategy. What is psychological safety? Psychological safety is the feeling that you can talk about your ideas, […]

  • 6th October, 2022

How The Future of DE&I Will Impact Leaders: Five Key Takeaways

Global Diversity Practice CEO Farrah Qureshi recently gave a very well-received Keynote presentation to New Street Consulting Group. The presentation talked about future workplace trends, where DE&I is heading and how it will affect leaders. This prompted attendees to think about their company’s current DE&I efforts and how they’ll make positive changes in light of […]

  • 19th July, 2022

A Transgender perspective on workplace diversity

Today it is very common to see organisations say they are an LGBT friendly workplace and post about Pride. However, no matter how accepting or LGBT friendly the workplace may say they are, there are always cracks within their inclusion, so their statements may not be seen as progressive by those in the LGBT community […]

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  • 13th May, 2022

Attending the FIRST market opening for Eid at the London Stock Exchange

It was a career highlight to be a guest of the Naz Legacy Foundation at the first market opening of the London Stock Exchange that marked Eid. Let me start with a few explanations to set the scene. The Naz Legacy Foundation continues the legacy of the late Naz Bokhari OBE, the first ever Muslim […]