Why I’ll be wearing purple on May 17th for IDAHOT…

Leading a global inclusion initiative across a multinational bank, find out why being a visible ally of inclusion is important to me, and how each of us can make a difference by proudly wearing our diversity and inclusion values as part of who we are…

#8: Top 30 OUTstanding and FT Future Leaders List!

Today OUTstanding and The Financial Times published its annual LGBT & Ally Executives Lists. I’m excited and honoured to share that I feature at number 8 in their Top 30 OUTstanding & FT Future Leaders list.
Read my post on why this is so important to me and how you can get involved to further LGBT inclusion.

Diversity networks: Are they still needed? A personal journey to explore the topic…

This post explores my personal motivations for getting involved in diversity networks in the workplace, rather than simply the business case for diversity and inclusion. The post was originally published in May 2012 on the internal collaboration platform at my workplace (accessible by 90,000+ internal colleagues), and has been digitally remastered when published via this […]

Does gender diversity impact User Experience Design? Discuss…

Recently I attended an event at Skype entitled ‘Hey girl, lets talk about UX and gender‘. The synopsis of the event was:   We’ve been having a think about what it means to create inclusive designs and work in a diverse team. How is gender identity important (or not) to modern users and what is […]

The power of social media to tell and hide stories

What do the following four pictures all have in common? [su_accordion][su_spoiler title=”Reveal answer”]They are all examples of where social media has been used to positively shape a brand and/or engage customers/followers in an authentic way.[/su_spoiler][/su_accordion]   A personal or company brand can take years to build up and gain the trust of customers, fans and […]

Out & Equal 2013 workshop

“Accelerating Cultural Change Through Connecting ERGs Globally” was a workshop I prepared, then presented with two colleagues at Out & Equal workplace summit in October 2013. The presentation and workshop is designed to give attendees a background to how a large multinational organisation in the financial sector approaches diversity, how different regions collaborate to beak down barriers, […]