This episode was initially filmed as an online event in June 2022 as part of Pride Month. Diversity and Inclusion has been an ongoing cause for the financial sector. Despite support for the LGBTQIA+ community making giant strides, and the industry striving to create a financial services sector that mirrors the society that it serves.
However there are still steps to take to promote a culture of inclusivity and create LGBTQIA+ policies that allow a diverse workforce to thrive. Join us for an in-depth discussion of the challenges, pitfalls and opportunities of cultivating an LGBTQIA+ inclusive culture at your organisation.
Where are we now and where are we going with regard to creating a diverse and inclusive industry?
Are we still going forward?
What are the challenges, pitfalls and opportunities with trying to cultivate a diverse workplace?
How to make your organisation internally and externally LGBTQIA+ inclusive.
Personal branding as an LGBTQIA+ individual and how to be a better ally to your colleagues and other stakeholders.
Iain Anderson, Co-founder and Executive Chairman, Cicero/AMO, Board member at Innovate Finance and former HM Government LGBT Business Champion
Louise Smith, Chair, Innovate Finance
You can listen to Series 1 here and Series 2 here.
Do you have something to say? Apply to take part here.