In celebration of LGBT History Month in the UK and Black History Month in the US, DueDil organised an event to bring together people from the LGBTQ (+Allies) community, showcase celebrate diverse voices, and address diversity in the UK FinTech industry. Yana Binaev is this month's guest blogger “Normality is to be different. Every person is a different person. … Continue reading Diversity and Inclusivity: LGBT in UK FinTech Industry
We're fast approaching that time of year already! The beginning of the year symbolically marks the start of fresh opportunities, a new season... and back to school! We're therefore very excited to extended our support for Albinism Crisis Outreach (ACO) with "Diversity Matters Beyond Borders: Back to School" campaign! Thanks to your ongoing support, in … Continue reading Diversity Matters Beyond Borders: Back to School for ACO
"Tis the season to be jolly..." During the festive season, here's a gentle reminder that 'Diversity is for life, not just a season!' We've experienced that of all the various form of diversity, race is often the one left unaddressed - 'brushed under the carpet'. It's become a bit of a taboo word in many … Continue reading Diversity is for Life, not just a Season!
It comes as a shock to many of us that in 2017 slavery can be prevalent. According to Amnesty International, more than 20,000 migrants, refugees and asylum seekers unlawfully held in detention centres are facing brutal treatments of beatings, torture and rape. For the thousands trying to escape to Europe by sea, they face being intercepted … Continue reading African Lives Matter: End Slavery NOW!
With many bank firms across the US and Western Europe addressing diversity within their own company cultures and with their clients, this article opens the discussion as to how one Italian bank has been fostering collaborative spaces with immigrant communities.
An invite to Manchester not only landed Diversity Matters founder Kai an opportunity to speak on the panel hosted by ThoughtWorks themed "Building a Space for All", but to also reflect on the theme by asking a few ThoughtWorks colleagues about their favourite space in their brand new office built with inclusivity in mind... https://youtu.be/ndQO57T3fEk … Continue reading Diversity Matters at ThoughtWorks Manchester: Reflecting on a Space Built for All
"I am Italy also" / "Citizens without citizenship" These are some of the hashtags trending the campaign for recognition of Italians of migrant parents still being denied their birthright - citizenship! Earlier this year I joined Generation Rises activism group lead by young Italians of migrant parents, outside the Italian Embassy in London to expressed … Continue reading Generation Rises: “L’ITALIA SONO ANCH’IO” #Cittadinisenzacittadinanza
The Diaspora Pavilion run from May 13th at the Palazzo Pisani S. Marina during the 57th Venice Biennale, offering an alternative perspective to the conventional contemporary art discourse. As the exhibition drew to a close this week on the 26th November, I took the opportunity to reflect on my experience at the Diaspora Pavilion earlier this year... … Continue reading Diaspora Pavilion 2017: Through my lens and reflections
The first Diversity Matters Collective workshop took place at ThoughtWorks Soho on the 9th November... We're still buzzing from the sheer level of engagement and productivity we experienced! https://youtu.be/zRS9U3P5tqg The next steps for Diversity Matters is to form an Diversity Matters Advisory Board (CLICK HERE to apply) and offer collective members and associates an opportunity to Pitch an idea (CLICK HERE to pitch) for … Continue reading Diversity Matters Collective: How it went at ThoughtWorks Soho
Following HEFCE's ‘Call for evidence of sector-leading and innovative practice in advancing equality and diversity’, HEFCE commissioned the Equality Challenge Unit (ECU) to report back on the range of equality and diversity practice undertaken across the higher education sector. Of 120 submissions received, ECU chose 68 projects from 36 institutions to include in this report … Continue reading Diversity Matters mentioned amongst Higher Eduction Sector Leaders 2017