The first Diversity Matters Collective workshop took place on the 9th Nov 2017 at ThoughtWorks Soho. Attendees from a range of sectors and industries interested in the topic centred around race equality and inclusion, arrived at the centrally-located open-plan office of our partners ThoughtWorks; revolutionising software design, creation and delivery, while advocating for positive social … Continue reading Diversity Matters Collective Workshop
Mission Statement: Diversity Matters promotes race equality and inclusion in the work and education place. We are a platform which offers a means for discussion to highlight and raise awareness of marginalised groups, and we connect with allies towards supporting their colleagues and peers. Aim: The aim is to develop Diversity Matters to deliver workshops, … Continue reading Diversity Matters Mission statement
Pitch an idea to to us! After our first Diversity Matters Collective we’re super charged to open up our platform to work with active and motivated individuals/organisations to collaborative with for 2018! Whether it’s a great workshop, training or event idea – we’re all ears! For the right ideas which fit with our aims, we’ll … Continue reading Pitch an Idea
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In East African communities, people with albinism face multiple forms of discrimination. Albinism is still profoundly misunderstood, socially and medically. The physical appearance of persons with albinism is often the object of erroneous beliefs and myths influenced by superstition, which foster their marginalisation and social exclusion. This leads to various forms of stigma … Continue reading Diversity Matters Beyond Borders: Albinism Crisis Outreach Uganda
On 18 December 2014, the UN General Assembly adopted a resolution calling for the prevention of attacks and discrimination against persons with albinism. With effect from 2015, 13 June was launched as International Albinism Awareness Day! Why is International Albinism Day important? People with albinism face multiple forms of discrimination worldwide. Albinism is still profoundly misunderstood, socially … Continue reading International Albinism Awareness Day Campaign 2017
If you missed us on the ‘I am Gap’ panel conversation on inclusivity and diversity within the creative industries streamed live from #IamGAPstore Covent Garden on the 22nd February – you can still join the conversation!
My trip to Uganda and Kenya in December to support #ThumbsUpForUganda inspired the launch of Diversity Matters Beyond Borders! It was an opportunity to take the message of celebrating our differences, yet respecting each other as one, beyond the UK!
This page lists Diversity Matters events, projects and initiatives at UAL, organised by Kai Lutterodt; former UAL African Caribbean Society President, LCC Officer and founder of Diversity Matters. Diversity Matters has been recognised by HEFCE for its sector-leading innovative practices in advancing equality and diversity, and the ECU (Equality Challenge Unit). We aim to continue our initiatives curated to … Continue reading Diversity Matters at UAL
The first Diversity Matters ‘The D-Word‘ session took place at ThoughtWorks earlier this week offering an opportunity to address race-related issues in a safe space for open and honest critical discussion. Participants from diverse backgrounds in various HR roles, creatives, students and recent graduates all with a common goal of addressing the necessity of diversity … Continue reading #TheDWord addressing diversity in the Work place, ThoughtWorks Soho