Diversity Trust AGM – Executive Director’s Report 20/21

  Quite a year, quite a journey! In March I thought the world had ended, COVID struck, lockdowns began and all our courses were being cancelled. I was grateful for the security provided by our grant income, which kept us going in those first few months of the pandemic. Soon after, in May, following the … Continued

National Inclusion Week 2021

Inclusive Employers is the UK’s leading membership organisation for employers committed to making inclusion an everyday reality.   This week saw the celebration of National Inclusion Week 2021, a programme of activities run by Inclusive Employers to celebrate inclusion and diversity and unite colleagues across the world with the goal of making inclusion an everyday reality … Continued

Addressing Unconscious Bias in Recruitment: The Role of Gendered Language

Even before the pandemic, the process of finding a new job wasn’t easy. Many applications can be complex, and the interview process can be lengthy, not to mention the increase in both internal and external competition as a result of more people changing jobs more frequently than ever before. If you’re a woman, the barriers … Continued

Every Victim Matters Receives Five Year Lottery Grant

Stand Against Racism & Inequality (SARI), the regional Charity for tackling hate crime, are very pleased to announce they have secured a new 5-year grant from The National Lottery Community Fund to continue with and develop their Every Victim Matters service for tackling hate crime throughout the counties of Bath and North East Somerset, North … Continued

Diversity in Surgery

  I always thought I was quite well-informed and aware of workplace discrimination, especially being a female surgeon in a male dominated field. However, I recently learnt that I clearly had no idea how bad things really were! I was invited onto the review panel, reporting on the Royal College of Surgeons of England’s diversity … Continued

Migrant Women are not being Protected by Domestic Abuse Policy

  Domestic abuse is a pivotal issue in today’s social climate and can be exacerbated by policy gaps and poor support systems. After years of development the Domestic Abuse Bill returned to the House of Lords in the UK on 8 March 2021 to complete its report stage, one of the final stages before being enshrined … Continued

The Diversity Trust Podcast #8 Jonny Benjamin MBE – Mental Health Activism

Listen to the full podcast interview here… #8 [The Diversity Trust Podcast] Jonny Benjamin – Mental Health Listen to a snippet here…    [#8 Soundbite 1] Jonny Benjamin – Consult Young People “This is what frustrates me sometimes when it comes to things like Youth Mental Health, is that, it’s the adults and the grown-ups … Continued

distillery

The Diversity Trust is proud to partner with the distillery on the Diversity Type Project. distillery is a multiple award winning international content studio, with clients across Tech, FMCG’s and NGO’s, that specialises in helping brands win fans. Berkeley Wilde, Strategic Director said: “The Diversity Trust mission is to influence social change, we are all about creating … Continued