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Computer Science Education Week (CSEdWeek) Starts on Monday, December 3

Providing adequate computing education to students can inspire them to choose computer science majors and careers, but not all states allow computer science to count as a math or science graduation requirement. #CSEdWeek represents an opportunity to offer informal experiences, and each of us can get involved.   #CSforAll takes all of us. Each of us can not only show students… Continue Reading Computer Science Education Week (CSEdWeek) Starts on Monday, December 3

Naheed Afzal LLB takes home the Inspire Award at the GG2 Diversity Leadership Awards and launch of the GG2 Power list 2019

Naheed Afzal LLB takes home the Inspire Award at the GG2 Diversity Leadership Awards and launch of the GG2 Power list 2019   We are delighted to see our Co – Founder and CEO take home the Inspire award at the GG2 Diversity leadership Awards – the premier awards for inclusion, diversity and leadership which… Continue Reading Naheed Afzal LLB takes home the Inspire Award at the GG2 Diversity Leadership Awards and launch of the GG2 Power list 2019

South East Prince’s Trust Awards

South East Prince’s Trust Awards   It was wonderful to be attending the Princes Trust #GetHired Awards at London Cocktail club this week celebrating all the Princes Trust supporters and those who have gone the extra mile to help young people!              

20 of the UK’s most exciting fintech companies join inaugural Tech Nation Fintech programme

20 of the UK’s most exciting fintech companies join inaugural Tech Nation Fintech programme   We are very excited to present the 20 early-stage companies that will make up the first ever Tech Nation Fintech programme cohort. We’ve been searching far and wide for the most promising fintech startups in the UK, the global home of fintech.… Continue Reading 20 of the UK’s most exciting fintech companies join inaugural Tech Nation Fintech programme

Announcing the MSDUK 2018 Awards Finalists

MSDUK is pleased to announce the finalists for its second annual innovation challenge, a pitching business competition that aims to provide opportunities to ethnic minority entrepreneurs in the UK with an innovation idea, product or technology.   From Aberdeen to London, UK entrepreneurs submitted and impressive range of ideas within this year’s four key categories:… Continue Reading Announcing the MSDUK 2018 Awards Finalists

Our continued support of the Prince’s Trust – Celebrating HRH 70th Birthday at the Palace

We’re thrilled and privileged to have been at Buckingham Palace to celebrate HRH 70th birthday and his patronage to over 400 charities including Mosaic! We’ve been supporting the Prince’s initiative along with other charities, as one of our nominated charities for the last 6 years and remain active within its operation and in volunteering. Founded… Continue Reading Our continued support of the Prince’s Trust – Celebrating HRH 70th Birthday at the Palace

Understanding supplier diversity in the US and inclusive procurement in the UK

The US has proven to be a real differentiator of workforce diversity and market place diversity when compared to the UK. The whole concept around supplier diversity is a well-entrenched phenomenon and one which has been around for the past forty years. Completely in tune with an understanding of the richness that comes from embracing… Continue Reading Understanding supplier diversity in the US and inclusive procurement in the UK

Join us for the Wonder Women Tech Event!

Join us for the Wonder Women Tech / Women and Diversity conference during London Tech Week at the Plexal! An exciting weekend of Speakers , Keynotes, breakouts panel discussions  and career development workshops Read more below: https://wonderwomentech.com/london-2018 https://i2.wp.com/wonderwomentech.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/logos-white-5.jpg?resize=791%2C1024&ssl=1

WoW Woman in STEM | Naheed Afzal, Co-founder and Director at Contracts IT

Fairness, equality and social innovation have been fundamental to Naheed’s personal values and she has found a way to extend these values into her business. High-performing organizations recognize that the aim of diversity is not just meeting compliance targets, but tapping into the diverse perspectives and approaches each individual brings to the workplace.   Please… Continue Reading WoW Woman in STEM | Naheed Afzal, Co-founder and Director at Contracts IT

Prince’s Trust Awards

What a fabulous day attending the Princes Trust Awards :   An inspirational afternoon listening to young people’s courageous stories #ThePrincesTrust Awards giving young people the confidence to live, learn and to earn. @Mosaicnetwork #youthcandoit Sign up to mentor here: https:/ https://www.mosaicnetwork.co.uk/mentor/ 

How will you be pushing for progress?

Today is International Womens’ Day! There has never been a more important time to keep motivated and #PressforProgress http://ow.ly/Ae9930iKjv2  via @womensday #IWD #IWD2018 #womensday #internationalwomensday     I will #PressforProgress and … question assumptions about women challenge statements that limit women always use inclusive language work to remove barriers to women’s progress buy from retailers… Continue Reading How will you be pushing for progress?

WWT Conference

We’re partnering with our US partner to bring the second WonderWomenTech conference to the UK and would love you to join / support or be a part of it! WWT London Conference  SAVE THE DATE What Magic Can You Expect?   Wonder Women Tech is Back and bigger than ever! We’ll be at the Plexal… Continue Reading WWT Conference

Patchwork Foundation – #GetInvolved 2018

Dear Friend, Patchwork Foundation would like to invite you to participate in our #GetInvolved Programme. In the lead up to the Local Council Election on the 3rd May 2018, Patchwork Foundation will be offering you the opportunity to campaign alongside a number of high profile MP’s, Cabinet and Shadow Ministers. Through this programme you will get a fantastic experience and… Continue Reading Patchwork Foundation – #GetInvolved 2018

Tech Talent Charter

Contracts IT recruitment Consulting is absolutely thrilled to pledge its support to the Tech Talent Charter. We love the fact that the TTC is run as an industry collective and using the power of collaboration to bring about meaningful change in the world of Technology – this resonates with our philosophy of “favouring curiosity and… Continue Reading Tech Talent Charter

Work Finder presents opportunity to inspire the next generation!

Great to be attending the exclusive event discussing how business and education must work together to inspire the next generation, provide them with work experience opportunities and empower them to explore the world of work on their own terms. Inspiring to hear from Founders4Schools’ Executive Chair Sherry Coutu CBE mission to introduce young people to inspiring entrepreneurs and business leaders.… Continue Reading Work Finder presents opportunity to inspire the next generation!

International Visit to India – the Mayor of London’s International Business Programme is proud to present the first mayoral B32B and Edtech mission to Mumbai and Bangalore

The Mayor’s International Business Programme is proud to present our first Mayoral B2B and Edtech mission to Mumbai and Bangalore. This visit brings 18 of London’s high-growth companies to identify partnerships and explore business opportunities, taking in the vibrant cities of Mumbai and Bangalore. Technology is a growing sector for India and London businesses are… Continue Reading International Visit to India – the Mayor of London’s International Business Programme is proud to present the first mayoral B32B and Edtech mission to Mumbai and Bangalore

#WeAreNMSDC Podcast: Federal Home Loan Bank of Des Moines

For our latest interview, we sit down and talk with Mike Wilson, President and Chief Executive Officer and Nancy Betz, Chief Human Resources & Administrative Officer at the Federal Home Loan Bank of Des Moines (FHLBDM). For those not familiar with the organization, FHLBDM “is a member-owned cooperative that provides funding solutions and liquidity to… Continue Reading #WeAreNMSDC Podcast: Federal Home Loan Bank of Des Moines

A Successful Generation Success Technology Event Inspiring the Next Generation of Technology Experts

On the 20th June 2017, Generation Success hosted “GS Power Series: London Technology Week Special.” This invigorating and rousing networking seminar provided today’s aspiring youths with the invaluable opportunity to gain guidance by some of the UK’s top tech experts on how to succeed within the ever-growing and dynamic world of technology. The event began with… Continue Reading A Successful Generation Success Technology Event Inspiring the Next Generation of Technology Experts

Check out and register for Wonder Women Tech 2018 – next stop Washington DC!

Explore the magic that is Wonder Women Tech as we highlight, celebrate, and educate women and the underrepresented across STEAM industries! We bridge the gap between Being Human and tech! Join us in 2018 as we launch our first Global Summit in Washington D.C., January 26th, at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center,… Continue Reading Check out and register for Wonder Women Tech 2018 – next stop Washington DC!

Making Britain the safest place in the world to be online

Cracking down on dangers like cyber-bullying, trolling and under-age access to porn, the Government’s Internet Safety Strategy proposes: A new social media code of practice to see a joined-up approach to remove or address bullying, intimidating or humiliating online content An industry-wide levy so social media companies and communication service providers contribute to raise awareness and counter… Continue Reading Making Britain the safest place in the world to be online

INTERLAW DIVERSITY FORUM

Phase IV of the Apollo Project (an initiative of the InterLaw Diversity Forum) is now underway and we are accepting nominations of individuals or organisations whose initiatives are furthering the advancement of inclusive cultures in the workplace to promote meritocracy. *Individual awards have been added this year in order to recognise individual change-makers as well as organisations. Please use the nomination forms on the… Continue Reading INTERLAW DIVERSITY FORUM

THE APOLLO PROJECT

The The Apollo Project is a global cross-sector initiative for businesses and organisations of all sizes, which provides the practical tools needed to better embed more inclusive workplace practices and cultures to promote meritocracy.  The Apollo Project seeks out and awards ground-breaking initiatives and examples of best practice backed up by evidence, and then offers… Continue Reading THE APOLLO PROJECT

GSDA | A global information network promoting minority supplier inclusion

The Global Supplier Diversity Alliance provides a unique collaborative and effective global supplier diversity platform representing international supplier diversity advocacy organisations in five countries: Australia: Supply Nation Canada: Canadian Aboriginal & Minority Supplier Council (CAMSC) China: Minority Supplier Development in China (MSDChina) South Africa: South African Supplier Diversity Council (SASDC) UK: Minority Supplier Development UK (MSDUK) Collectively, these… Continue Reading GSDA | A global information network promoting minority supplier inclusion

Sky starts the search for outstanding young women in STEM with £25k scholarships

“Giving young women with a passion for technology a real chance” The year-long scheme – launched today – will offer three talented women who wish to pursue a career in technology a £25,000 bursary, communications training and mentoring, as well as access to Sky’s expansive technology network. Each of the winners will be paired with high… Continue Reading Sky starts the search for outstanding young women in STEM with £25k scholarships

NOMINATION DEADLINE EXTENDED FOR THE 2018 FDM EVERYWOMAN IN TECHNOLOGY AWARDS INSPIRING TOMORROW’S WORLD

NOMINATION DEADLINE EXTENDED The eighth annual FDM everywoman in Technology Awards, in association with techUK, is now open for nominations until Monday 16 October and seeking those individuals whose achievements not only influence those they work with, but also the next generation working in the UK’s technology industry. This year’s programme will have a focus on identifying and celebrating… Continue Reading NOMINATION DEADLINE EXTENDED FOR THE 2018 FDM EVERYWOMAN IN TECHNOLOGY AWARDS INSPIRING TOMORROW’S WORLD

Throwback to our WonderWomen Tech London 2017 Conference!

Wonder Women Tech goes Global! Enjoy the highlights from our first London Conference hosted by the Ministry of Justice UK, April 27th and at Expedia Inc. headquarters on April 28th, 2017. We had a wonderful time exploring diversity and inclusion and highlighting, celebrating and educating women and diversity in STEAM industries. Not featured is our… Continue Reading Throwback to our WonderWomen Tech London 2017 Conference!

Tech City UK’s Fintech For All Competition Final | 15th November 2017

DESCRIPTION A competition to find fintech startups that make financial services work for everyone. Join us for the final round of our Fintech For All Competition, where we hear pitches from the 6 finalists and our panel of expert judges award the winners. What is Fintech For All? Millions of people in the UK don’t… Continue Reading Tech City UK’s Fintech For All Competition Final | 15th November 2017

AMIT PATE OF SNAPTIVITY WINS THE MSDUK INNOVATION CHALLENGE 2017

Innovation Challenge winner Amit Pate, Snaptivity, with Denis Ford, Cummins Amit Pate of Snaptivity, a smart stadium technology that drives fan engagement at live sporting events, won the MSDUK Innovation Challenge on 21st September 2017 in Birmingham. In a pitching contest organised at Edgbaston cricket ground, judges declared that Mr Pate’s platform had considerable opportunity… Continue Reading AMIT PATE OF SNAPTIVITY WINS THE MSDUK INNOVATION CHALLENGE 2017

Contracts IT Recruitment Consulting Go to Grow: Cohort Six of The Mayor’s International Business Programme

We are delighted to announce that we have been accepted onto this new and exclusive programme. The programme is targeted at fast-growing London based companies operating in the technology, life sciences and urban sectors and provides support with the aim of facilitating further growth. Partners to the programme include the European Union (European Regional development fund) KPMG who… Continue Reading Contracts IT Recruitment Consulting Go to Grow: Cohort Six of The Mayor’s International Business Programme

02/10/2017 – 06/10/2017: Natwest | Growing Inclusive Leadership in Tech

Burcu Karabork has spent the past year planning, pitching, living, breathing and advocating for this event (alongside dev, !instead of it). She has done her fair share of kicking + screaming, too 🙂  Wincie, Michelle and Burcu have tried to create something that they sincerely hope you will find useful in your day-to-day lives as… Continue Reading 02/10/2017 – 06/10/2017: Natwest | Growing Inclusive Leadership in Tech

WoW Woman in STEM | Ghaithaa Manla, Manager of Impactech and Enterprise Research Fellow at the University of Southampton

Dr. Ghaithaa Manla, Impactech manager is currently Enterprise Research Fellow for the Faculty of Physical Sciences and Engineering. She strongly believes that having a healthy and strong relationship between these separate worlds will ensure that scientific discoveries and technological developments are accessible to the end users who can then further exploit the technology into new… Continue Reading WoW Woman in STEM | Ghaithaa Manla, Manager of Impactech and Enterprise Research Fellow at the University of Southampton

WoW Woman in Wearable Tech | Tatjana Schiller, Design Thinking Coach at SAP and Partner Manager at Wear It Berlin

Tatjana, what does your current job role entail? What projects are you working on at the moment? My passion for challenges and curiosity to learn more and think big made me go for not one, but two jobs at once. My role at Wear It Berlin is to help technologists and designers – start-ups and… Continue Reading WoW Woman in Wearable Tech | Tatjana Schiller, Design Thinking Coach at SAP and Partner Manager at Wear It Berlin

WoW Women in VR and AR | Helen Brown and Harriet Grant, co-founders and directors of 3Cubed

After a 10 year career as a professional and international beach volleyball player, Helen Brown decided to transfer her skills into business. She has found the recruitment industry to perfectly suit her drive and determination, and has an exceptional record in a relatively short time. Helen strives to be the best at everything that she… Continue Reading WoW Women in VR and AR | Helen Brown and Harriet Grant, co-founders and directors of 3Cubed

Disability, Trans, and Bi Roundtable Discussions: ‘Career Progression Report’ 2017 Update

In July 2012, the InterLaw Diversity Forum, with support from the Law Society and the Bar Council, surveyed almost 2,000 respondents from all strands of diversity and inclusion in the UK legal sector.  From this data it published its ground-breaking report “Career Progression in the Legal Sector”, with a preface from Baroness Patricia Scotland PC QC. … Continue Reading Disability, Trans, and Bi Roundtable Discussions: ‘Career Progression Report’ 2017 Update

Unconscious Bias And Emotional Resilience

Psychotherapists, Counsellors, Psychologists, holistic therapists, psychiatrists and individuals involved in the mental health field, and other caring professionals work in roles where good interpersonal skills are vital for the quality of service they deliver. Interpersonal skills such as listening and thinking about how the other person may be feeling are fundamental. Caring for another is… Continue Reading Unconscious Bias And Emotional Resilience

We’re hiring across the Recruitment Spectrum!

We have some exciting  career opportunities for consultants who wish to work for a company with a difference. We’re looking for  business development consultants, experienced recruiters, resource consultants and entry level research / marketing consultants. Experience of  Diversity recruiting or someone looking for training in this area would be great. This is a permanent position where… Continue Reading We’re hiring across the Recruitment Spectrum!

Top five tips on attracting talent for small businesses – James Caan

Okay, we all understand the importance of having great people working for us.  With a talented and motivated team on board, your business is far more likely to be successful. I think recruiting and obtaining the right people in your business is just as vital as managing finances and generating sales.  So here are five… Continue Reading Top five tips on attracting talent for small businesses – James Caan

Are you a next generation leader in Science, Tech & Digital? Then make sure you apply!

Mominations for the 2017 Women of the Future Awards, in association with Aviva, are currently open. Our entry deadline is September 8 and this year’s Awards will be presented on November 15 at the London Hilton on Park Lane. More information about the nomination process and the categories open to nomination can be found on… Continue Reading Are you a next generation leader in Science, Tech & Digital? Then make sure you apply!

Mandela Day 2017 Welcomes Founder and CEO of Generation Success James Adeleke

Global history serves as concrete affirmation that human nature is intrinsically fuelled by rage, jealousy and greed. As a direct consequence of such ill-fated motivations, societies all around the world have unjustly suffered at the hands of violence, discrimination and racial prejudice. It is incredibly easy for us to focus solely upon the negatives that… Continue Reading Mandela Day 2017 Welcomes Founder and CEO of Generation Success James Adeleke

MSDUK 2017 INNOVATION CHALLENGE

Ethnic minority businesses in the UK are at the forefront of building an innovation-driven economy and MSDUK is delighted to support the growth of high-potential, technologydriven EMBs by providing them access to markets, investment and know-how through our Innovation Challenge programme. About Innovation Challenge Innovation Challenge is a business competition, sponsored by Cummins, that invites… Continue Reading MSDUK 2017 INNOVATION CHALLENGE

CONTRACTS IT REAP THE REWARDS AFTER DEVELOPING AND NURTURING RELATIONSHIP WITH MARSH & MCLENNAN

The Company Contracts IT are a global tech staffing company connecting excellent technologist with some of the most innovative companies in the world. Over the past 17 years they have leveraged technology to develop a competitive and cultural advantage for their clients &  supplemented these with holistic solutions for workforce diversity and inclusion. We’re helping… Continue Reading CONTRACTS IT REAP THE REWARDS AFTER DEVELOPING AND NURTURING RELATIONSHIP WITH MARSH & MCLENNAN

Women & Fashion Technology Event | London 12 June

To kick off London Tech Week, Women of Wearables are organising another monthly meetup on Monday June 12 where we will be discussing all things fashion tech! Our speakers include our WoW women Kristina Dimitrova CEO of Interlaced, Dr Camille Baker co-founder of E-Stitches, Ishwari Thopte Fashion Tech Project Officer at Centre for Fashion Enterprise, Nancy Boehm and Lou-Ann… Continue Reading Women & Fashion Technology Event | London 12 June

Huge thanks to everyone who was involved in our recent #WWT2017 Women and Diversity in Tech Conference

Our amazing City of London has seen another inspiring conference; and one where we were very honoured to co-produce. Wonder Women Tech London was the first collaborative conference in London to bring and inspire women in STEAM under one roof at the Ministry of Justice on Day 1 and Expedia Inc. on Day 2. ‘Wonder… Continue Reading Huge thanks to everyone who was involved in our recent #WWT2017 Women and Diversity in Tech Conference

Empowering non-technical staff to accelerate digital transformation

Empowering non-technical staff to accelerate digital transformation (Guest post) Virginia Choy, CEO of PretaGov, explains how developer shortages will slow digital transformation in the public sector, and why low-code form builders could empower non-technical staff and accelerate the channel shift The government is pushing hard to move public services online and they have made several… Continue Reading Empowering non-technical staff to accelerate digital transformation

Wonder Women Tech London Delivers Inclusivity Message

Wonder Women Tech held April 27 to April 28 in London brought together hundreds of global professionals from a variety of sectors interested in a shift towards greater diversity and inclusion. With partners such as the Ministry of Justice, Contracts Recruiting, Expedia, Google and many other corporations, the two-day conference’s mission was to highlight, educate… Continue Reading Wonder Women Tech London Delivers Inclusivity Message

WOW Women of Wearables Naheed Afzal co founder – Contracts IT Recruitment Consulting

Fairness, equality and social innovation have been fundamental to Naheed’s personal values and she has found a way to extend these values into her business. High-performing organizations recognize that the aim of diversity is not just meeting compliance targets, but tapping into the diverse perspectives and approaches each individual brings to the workplace. Naheed qualified… Continue Reading WOW Women of Wearables Naheed Afzal co founder – Contracts IT Recruitment Consulting

Tech Wonder Woman Fights for Gender Equality, Social Good

Lisa Mae Brunson always wanted to change the world. While that probably sounds like a superwoman-sized mission statement, it’s not far from her reality. Through the power of tech, Brunson strives to solve some of the world’s major challenges that foster inequality. As the producer of both Hacks4Humanity and Wonder Women Hacks, along with a… Continue Reading Tech Wonder Woman Fights for Gender Equality, Social Good

BEYOND SHRINKING & PINKING WITH WOMEN OF WEARABLES (WOW)

PODCASTS In episode 52 of the Electric Runway podcast, fashion tech journalist Amanda Cosco speaks with Marija Butkovic and Michelle Hua, two England-based fashion tech entrepreneurs and the co-founders of WOW—that’s Women of Wearables. WOW is a network for inspiring, connecting, and supporting women in wearable tech, fashion tech, IoT, Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality. Their conversation… Continue Reading BEYOND SHRINKING & PINKING WITH WOMEN OF WEARABLES (WOW)

LONDON CONFERENCE TO UNITE STEAM COMMUNITY AND EMPOWER WOMEN

LONG BEACH, Calif. –March 28, 2017– From April 27-28, Contracts IT Recruitment Consulting (CIT) will join Wonder Women Tech (WWT) for their first inaugural conference in London. They are dedicating this conference to the #WeAreChangemakers movement as well as the involvement of women, minorities and other underrepresented groups in STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts and… Continue Reading LONDON CONFERENCE TO UNITE STEAM COMMUNITY AND EMPOWER WOMEN

Women of Wearables

  After a brilliant time at the Wearable Tech Show where we met amazing Tom Emrich from We Are Wearables Canada, hosted a panel with some of our WoW women and interviewed incredible wearable tech companies, we celebrated an impromptu International Women’s Day event at the show bringing all our women together for some drinks… Continue Reading Women of Wearables

Here’s Everything You Need To Know To Create A Successful Conference Together!

REGISTER NOW!   Wonder Women Tech London Participants! We’re excited to kick off the Wonder Women Tech (WWT) vision globally with our UK Partner, Naheed Afzal with Contracts IT, and our Sponsor Hosts, Ministry of Justice and Expedia Inc. on April 27th and 28th! Whether you are a speaker, sponsor, strategic partner, mentor, recruiter, or… Continue Reading Here’s Everything You Need To Know To Create A Successful Conference Together!

TRINITY’S ADAM WINS RESTAURANT PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR 2017

Our very own Adam Byatt, owner of Trinity restaurant Old Town, was this years proud winner of the 2017 Imbibe Personality of the Year award. This coveted award brings together the drinks industry’s great and good to recognise outstanding achievement in various sectors of the on-trade, as well as awards for innovators, educators and the up-and-coming. Nominees for… Continue Reading TRINITY’S ADAM WINS RESTAURANT PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR 2017

A Paradigm Shift: Changing Company Cultures to Engage Millennials

Today, Millennials contribute to almost half of the workforce, and this will only increase over the coming years. The generations before them roughly make up 16% of today’s labour force and of those generations, the Baby Boomers are now entering into their retirement. What this means is that companies, start-ups, and corporations will mostly get… Continue Reading A Paradigm Shift: Changing Company Cultures to Engage Millennials

Tickets are now on sale for the hottest Global Conference highlighting Women and Diversity in Tech!

Wonder Women Tech London Conference Hosted By the Ministry Of Justice: Registrations now open for the  #WWT2017 london conference – Contracts IT Recruitment Consulting in partnership with Wonder Women Tech.   WHEN?  Thursday, April 27, 2017, 8:00 AM – Friday, April 28, 2017, 9:00 PM BST WHERE? Thursday 27th April at the Ministry of Justice Building,… Continue Reading Tickets are now on sale for the hottest Global Conference highlighting Women and Diversity in Tech!

Women’s Tech Hub event showcases opportunities for women in South West tech sector

Did you know that companies which champion diversity outperform those that don’t? Recent research by McKinsey found that gender-diverse companies were 15% more likely to outperform their rivals (source: Mckinsey). With this in mind, the Women’s Tech Hub hosted an event to bring together local employers who prioritise inclusion, and the bright lights of the… Continue Reading Women’s Tech Hub event showcases opportunities for women in South West tech sector

Become a sponsor or partner for our transatlantic conference #WeAreChangeMakers in london April 2017 #WWT2017

ATTEND THE HOTTEST GLOBAL CONFERENCE HIGHLIGHTING WOMEN & DIVERSITY IN TECH! We’re thrilled to be a part of the  STEAM Conference happening on the 27th April 2017! Join our inaugural Transatlantic #STEAM conference sponsored by the MoJ & supported by the Mayor of London. #WeAreChangemakers will explore emerging tech that is shaping our future, and… Continue Reading Become a sponsor or partner for our transatlantic conference #WeAreChangeMakers in london April 2017 #WWT2017

U.K. MUSIC INDUSTRY IS STILL A MAN’S WORLD: WOMEN HOLD JUST 30 PERCENT OF EXECUTIVE JOBS

James Brown’s famously sang “It’s a Man’s Man’s Man’s World” in 1966. Fifty years later, the lyrics still hold true of the British music industry, according to a survey. Just 30 percent of senior executive-level jobs in the U.K. recording industry are occupied by women. However, the number of women in intern/apprentice roles is 20… Continue Reading U.K. MUSIC INDUSTRY IS STILL A MAN’S WORLD: WOMEN HOLD JUST 30 PERCENT OF EXECUTIVE JOBS

WeAreTech: Women Conference 2016 | 60 seconds with our speakers

WeAreTechnology, the technology arm of WeAreTheCity, hosted its first full-day WeAreTech: Women conference for female technologists. Over 200 women in technology descended on Barclays, One Churchill Place, Canary Wharf on 23 November to broaden their technology horizons, learn new skills and build their technology networks. Throughout the day, attendees heard about the latest in digital,… Continue Reading WeAreTech: Women Conference 2016 | 60 seconds with our speakers

4 Ways the Globalisation of Business Has Impacted Diversity in Tech

If you wanted to get in touch with someone living in a different country, how would you do it? Unless they fancy the lost art of handwritten letters sent via pigeon carrier, you’ll be using technology to find that person and technology will also enable your mode of communication. The globalisation of business and technology… Continue Reading 4 Ways the Globalisation of Business Has Impacted Diversity in Tech

London primary pupils graduate from mentoring programme in two special ceremonies

Pupils from six primary schools across London recently graduated from Mosaic’s Primary School mentoring programme at a pair of special ceremonies held over two days at the offices of Norton Rose Fulbright. In the presence of their mentors, teachers and families, pupils from Islamia Primary School; Barham Primary School; William Davis Primary School; Elsley Primary… Continue Reading London primary pupils graduate from mentoring programme in two special ceremonies

We’re looking forward to attending Purple space one year on hosted by Herbert Smith Freehills

Starts On: 8th December 2016 06:00 pm Ends On: 8th December 2016 09:00 pm Date: 8 December 2016 – kindly hosted by Herbert Smith Freehills LLP  Max number :150 PurpleSpace members and friends, you are warmly invited to our celebration event on 8th December, where we toast our first-year anniversary and launch our unique publication ‘Purple Stories’ –… Continue Reading We’re looking forward to attending Purple space one year on hosted by Herbert Smith Freehills

Purplespace Celebrating International disability day with Fujitsu & KPMG

Fujitsu and KPMG are partnering with PurpleSpace on the lead up to International Day of People with Disabilities #IDPD on 3rd December. 3 December marks International Day of Disabled People which this year also celebrates 10 years of ‘Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities’ and we think that sharing success stories about disabled… Continue Reading Purplespace Celebrating International disability day with Fujitsu & KPMG

Women On Boards

The network of choice for women seeking to build their board career. WOB subscribers get unique access to 1-on-1 support and board connections. The WOB Vacancy Board lists hundreds of board and committee roles across all sectors. This week the WOB Website has 43 new vacancies listed for non-executive directors, trustees and committee members. Women… Continue Reading Women On Boards

Read the interview of our our STEM partner in the US – Lisa Mae Brinson Founder and Chief Visionary at Wonder Women Tech

Lisa Mae Brunson always wanted to change the world. While that probably sounds like a superwoman-sized mission statement, it’s not far from her reality. Through the power of tech, Brunson strives to solve some of the world’s major challenges that foster inequality. As the producer of both Hacks4Humanity and Wonder Women Hacks, along with a… Continue Reading Read the interview of our our STEM partner in the US – Lisa Mae Brinson Founder and Chief Visionary at Wonder Women Tech

WeAreTech: Women Conference 2016 | In Words

WeAreTechnology, the technology arm of WeAreTheCity, hosted its first full-day WeAreTech: Women conference for female technologist at Barclays, One Churchill Place, Canary Wharf yesterday. Facilitator Kate Russell, BBC click presenter and author, kicked off the day and welcomed all the delegates. She encouraged the audience, saying, “We don’t want anything just because we’ve got ovaries.… Continue Reading WeAreTech: Women Conference 2016 | In Words

Mosaic secures over £300,000 to support its mentoring programme

Mosaic, an initiative of the Prince’s Trust, has secured £302,595 worth of investment fromThe Careers & Enterprise company to support its work with young people across the UK. The investment will help Mosaic scale up its employer mentoring programme which works with students in some of the UK’s most deprived areas who are in danger… Continue Reading Mosaic secures over £300,000 to support its mentoring programme

WeAreTech: Women Conference 2016 | In Pictures

WeAreTechnology, the technology arm of WeAreTheCity, hosted its first full-day WeAreTech: Women conference for female technologists. Over 200 women in technology descended on Barclays, One Churchill Place, Canary Wharf on 23 November to broaden their technology horizons, learn new skills and build their technology networks. Throughout the day, attendees heard about the latest in digital,… Continue Reading WeAreTech: Women Conference 2016 | In Pictures

So pleased to have sponsored the Inaugural WeAreTechconference 2016

WeAreTechnology, the technology arm of WeAreTheCity, hosted its first full-day WeAreTech: Women conference for female technologist at Barclays, One Churchill Place, Canary Wharf yesterday. Facilitator Kate Russell, BBC click presenter and author, kicked off the day and welcomed all the delegates. She encouraged the audience, saying, “We don’t want anything just because we’ve got ovaries.… Continue Reading So pleased to have sponsored the Inaugural WeAreTechconference 2016

How far have your peers come on their digital transformation journey?

If you’ve ever wondered how your peers are progressing on their journey to digital transformation, and how their efforts measure up to those of your organisation, here’s your chance to find out. We’re inviting UK-based organisations to take part in this short survey to share their vision for digital, the opportunities they see, the challenges… Continue Reading How far have your peers come on their digital transformation journey?

CIT Interview – EY’s Indy Hothi Talks about Building Relationships, Diversity Initiatives, and BAME

The people we affect through our actions (or inaction) can have a monumental impact on our careers, wellbeing, and happiness. In today’s world, the relationships you build, and the social interactions you have, can steer your path to success in more ways than you may realize at the time. This month, we spoke with Indy… Continue Reading CIT Interview – EY’s Indy Hothi Talks about Building Relationships, Diversity Initiatives, and BAME

We’re delighted to announce that our Co- founder Naheed Afzal has been invited onto the advisory panel of Wonder Women tech

 We’re delighted to announce that our Co- founder Naheed Afzal has been invited onto the advisory panel of Wonder Women tech Wonder Women Tech (WWT) is a non-profit organization which produces  an annual conference and series of educational programming and initiatives that highlights, educates, and celebrates women and diversity in STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts & Mathematics)… Continue Reading We’re delighted to announce that our Co- founder Naheed Afzal has been invited onto the advisory panel of Wonder Women tech

Your 3-Step Guide to Crafting Inclusive Job Descriptions that Connect with BAME Candidates

Relating to a candidate’s unique personal experience is a challenge that many employers face. For candidates of Black, Asian, and Minority Ethnic (BAME) descent, the job search can be an especially daunting experience. Whilst most candidates focus on the role, the individuals who have faced discrimination in their personal lives worry that they’ll face challenges… Continue Reading Your 3-Step Guide to Crafting Inclusive Job Descriptions that Connect with BAME Candidates

We are looking forward to attending and being part of the inspirational lineup at the WeAreTech Conference on 23rd November 2016 Bridging the skills gap sponsored by Barclays, EY,Sky, PWc among others.

WeAreTechnology, the Technology arm of WeAreTheCity is hosting its first full day conference for female technologists in London.  This conference is aimed at women in the tech sector who are looking to broaden their technology horizons, learn new skills and build their technology networks. WeAreTheCity has had a five year history of running successful technology… Continue Reading We are looking forward to attending and being part of the inspirational lineup at the WeAreTech Conference on 23rd November 2016 Bridging the skills gap sponsored by Barclays, EY,Sky, PWc among others.

Major Corporations Recognized For Commitment To Supplier Diversity and Minority Supplier Development

Major Corporations Recognized With Top Honors  IBM Named National Corporation of the Year  At NMSDC Annual Conference in Chicago     At its annual Conference and Business Opportunity Exchange, held this year in Chicago, October 23-26, the National Minority Supplier Development Council named IBM recipient of the coveted National Corporation of the Year honor for… Continue Reading Major Corporations Recognized For Commitment To Supplier Diversity and Minority Supplier Development

KPMG #NewGen

KPMG played host to celebrate and connect the best of Asian talent last week at their Asian Festive Drinks reception in London. The event brought together a standout crowd of young achievers to the firm’s client space in Mayfair. The Big Four firm kicked off the festival season celebrations in a room full of talented… Continue Reading KPMG #NewGen

James Caan CBE Announced As Mosaic Associates Honorary Chairman

The Mosaic Associates Scheme was relaunched at an intimate event in London yesterday at which James Caan CBE was announced as its Honorary Chairman. The evening also saw the official launch of the 2017 edition of Mosaic’s pioneering Enterprise Challenge competition. James Caan CBE has been a long-standing supporter of Mosaic’s work and was a… Continue Reading James Caan CBE Announced As Mosaic Associates Honorary Chairman

MSDUK CELEBRATING 10 YEARS OF DIVERSITY WITHIN BUSINESS

Over 300 guests and hundreds of purchasing organisations from across the world came together to represent and promote the ethnic minority business community at the MSDUK 2016 Awards. Overlooking the iconic Tower Bridge, the gala ceremony took place at the Grange Tower Bridge with a global audience who reflected how societies, countries and economies around the world… Continue Reading MSDUK CELEBRATING 10 YEARS OF DIVERSITY WITHIN BUSINESS

Read about Lisa Mae Brunson of Wonderwomentech, our US partner and affiliate, speak about gender equality and social good

Lisa Mae Brunson of Wonder Women and Hacks4Humanity is inspiring women to work in, and revolutionize, a field known for being White and male.   Lisa Mae Brunson always wanted to change the world. While that probably sounds like a superwoman-sized mission statement, it’s not far from her reality. Through the power of tech, Brunson… Continue Reading Read about Lisa Mae Brunson of Wonderwomentech, our US partner and affiliate, speak about gender equality and social good

We’re at the European technology Summit great speakers including DLA Piper, Skype and Wired. speaking all things AI, cybersecurity, big data and IOT

The DLA Piper European Technology Summit was such a success! We were glad to have attended – it was such an eye opening experience. It was great to connect with business leaders in the European tech industry and key figures who shape the regulatory and financial landscape. It was also interesting to hear about key issues… Continue Reading We’re at the European technology Summit great speakers including DLA Piper, Skype and Wired. speaking all things AI, cybersecurity, big data and IOT

CIT blog : How these 5 Business Leaders are Championing Diversity in European Tech

How these 5 Business Leaders are Championing Diversity in European Tech In the tech industry, there is a lot of attention put on the challenges and areas of slow progress when it comes to the Diversity and Inclusion of women, minorities, LGBT, and members of the disabled community. If we look through the studies and… Continue Reading CIT blog : How these 5 Business Leaders are Championing Diversity in European Tech

Looking for emerging film business execs from a BAME background

BAME Leadership Programme with Creative Skillset offers a “rare and priceless opportunity…” The National Film and Television School has launched a six-month BAME Leadership Programme in partnership with Creative Skillset, which will run between February and August 2017 in London. The programme, which ran for the first time in 2016, has been developed to encourage… Continue Reading Looking for emerging film business execs from a BAME background

Digital Business Academy – Learn the skills you need to start, run, or join a digital business.

Join over 23298 people already joined, and gain the skills you need to start , grow , or join a digital business. The Digital Business Academy is a free initiative from Tech City UK and UCL, created to help the nation gain FREE digital business skills. If you’re looking at courses and are wondering, what’s the… Continue Reading Digital Business Academy – Learn the skills you need to start, run, or join a digital business.

Wonder Women Tech 2015 Sizzle Reel | Women & Diversity in STEAM Conference

Last year’s conference with Wonder Women Tech was a hit! “It’s especially exciting that this event is led by women, will include interactive educational experiences, and will inspire girls and other underrepresented groups to join the ranks of pioneers in science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics.” Have a peek into the events at the women… Continue Reading Wonder Women Tech 2015 Sizzle Reel | Women & Diversity in STEAM Conference

The Excellence In Diversity Awards 2016

The Excellence in Diversity Awards are an exclusive awards ceremony that honours the remarkable work of inclusive employers and unsung diversity champions across the UK. DIVERSITY CHAMPION AWARDS Recognises an individual who has shown outstanding initiative to promote diversity internally and externally, making a positive difference in other’s lives through significant contributions to social justice, equality… Continue Reading The Excellence In Diversity Awards 2016

5 Colorado tech events to boost your week

Fundraising discussion and support group, July 26th at 3 p.m. It’s no secret startup funding in Colorado is down. Join Rockies Venture Group for this “mastermind group” conversation with other entrepreneurs looking to raise funds. You’ll have the opportunity to share your challenges and successes and to brainstorm strategies for securing funding. Reverse engineering digital… Continue Reading 5 Colorado tech events to boost your week

Our CIT interview with Sarah Simcoe

Networks that underpin business change by: Sarah Simcoe Head of Business Enablement EMEIA, Business & Applications Services EMEIA, Fujitsu (day job) Chair – SEED, Fujitsu UK and Ireland PurpleSpace Ambassador (Voluntary)   This is Sarah Simcoe, Head of Business Enablement EMEIA, Business & Applications Services EMEIA at Fujitsu, Chair at SEED, Fujitsu UK and Ireland and voluntary… Continue Reading Our CIT interview with Sarah Simcoe

New Google emojis tackle gender stereotypes

New Google emojis tackle gender stereotypes by Dee Sekar Head of Diversity & Inclusion at Audeliss and OUTstanding Gender inequality remains prevalent across many industry sectors. One of these particularly affected sectors is technology. Last year, McKinsey’s study on recruiting and retaining women in technology organisations revealed that the number of young women completing engineering and… Continue Reading New Google emojis tackle gender stereotypes

Our CIT interview with Jenny Garrett, Pioneer for Women Empowerment, Career Coach, Author and Mother

You must have heard of Jenny Garrett? Women’s Coach of the Year 2014? Author of Rocking Your Role, the how-to guide to success for female breadwinners?   Contracts IT speak to Jenny Garrett, an inspiring women who has dedicated her career as a career coach to empower professional women to find happiness and control of their… Continue Reading Our CIT interview with Jenny Garrett, Pioneer for Women Empowerment, Career Coach, Author and Mother

New Partnership: Contracts IT and Wonder Women Tech

Contracts IT Recruitment Consulting are thrilled to officially partner with Wonder Women Tech in the US. We are looking forward to our transatlantic relationship to highlight, educate and celebrate women and diversity in STEAM (Science, Technology, Arts and Mathematics). Contracts IT are enthused by this partnership with Wonder Women Tech! We are hoping you will… Continue Reading New Partnership: Contracts IT and Wonder Women Tech

Our CIT interview with Dr Emily Grossman, STEM Broadcaster, Author and Commentator

Dr Emily Grossman, an expert in molecular biology who studied at Queen’s College Cambridge with a PhD in cancer research, is a lover of all things Science and Maths and a passionate advocate for gender equality in science. Emily is doing it all, she has combined skills and devotion for Science and Maths and acting by… Continue Reading Our CIT interview with Dr Emily Grossman, STEM Broadcaster, Author and Commentator

Mosaic Enterprise Challenge – South East Regional Final

South East Enterprise Challenge Regional Final You are cordially invited to the South East Enterprise Challenge Regional Final. Watch the top five teams in the South East battle it out to be crowned the region’s champions! The Mosaic Enterprise Challenge is a national competition for secondary school students across the UK, designed to develop and… Continue Reading Mosaic Enterprise Challenge – South East Regional Final

Evet: Unconscious Bias Workshop – London – 23rd March 2016 Apply

Women as Future Leaders (WFL) invited you to an ‘Unconscious Bias’ workshop with McKinsey in London on Friday 11th March 2016 We can’t ignore the issue of unconscious bias. It’s just in us, planted and reinforced by the media from a very young age. There was a recent study at Yale where scientists were given… Continue Reading Evet: Unconscious Bias Workshop – London – 23rd March 2016 Apply

Diversity of Thought

Diversity of Thought Diversity of thought is the idea that there is always more than one way to think about things or accomplish something. This short video briefly explains the concept of ‘diversity of thought’ and also a few simple steps on how to build and promote it at work.     Source: YouTube   

Event: #inspirefest2016

Inspirefest is a truly unique international sci-tech festival, which also celebrates diversity and inclusion in STEM. The core-two day conference is held in Dublin’s vibrant digital docklands district, and is an exploration of pioneering thinking in leadership, technology, science, design, society, and the arts. Our evening Inspirefest Fringe takes place in one of Dublin’s leafy… Continue Reading Event: #inspirefest2016

Event : Recruitment Directors’ Quarterly Summits 2016

Tom Glanfield, Tom Glanfield, CEO & Founder of Lawrence Harvey Group.  Lawrence Harvey Group are one of the fastest growing international recruitment companies in country. Recently named Entrepreneur of the Year in industry awards, Tom will be sharing his thoughts and experiences on how to build and continually grow a successful business. Steve Carter has almost 30 years… Continue Reading Event : Recruitment Directors’ Quarterly Summits 2016

National autism charity takes first step in Employ Autism campaign

National autism charity takes first step in Employ Autism campaign Today Ambitious about Autism, the national charity for children and young people with autism, takes first step in its Employ Autism campaign at its national employability event. Latest figures show that only 15 per cent of people with autism are in full-time paid employment. Many… Continue Reading National autism charity takes first step in Employ Autism campaign

How to Showcase Your Volunteering Skills by Melissa Mitchell, Founder / CEO of VOLO Group

Volunteering is beneficial in many different ways, but a common problem for volunteers is how to best showcase the skills that they’ve gained from it. We spoke to Melissa Mitchell, founder of VOLO Group, an online company devoted to creating social impact through volunteering, to get an expert’s viewpoint. Why is volunteering important? “Volunteering is… Continue Reading How to Showcase Your Volunteering Skills by Melissa Mitchell, Founder / CEO of VOLO Group

Women still denied fair share of top jobs in civil service worldwide

Report shows women’s numbers quickly drop off at senior levels – even among league leaders Canada and Australia For the 233,000 or so women employed in the UK civil service, there was some good news last week. Recent concerted efforts to increase the number of senior women in central government have paid off. Civil servants,… Continue Reading Women still denied fair share of top jobs in civil service worldwide

Immigrant Women Should Be a Distinct Diversity Demographic by Fiona Citkin, Ph.D.Founder and Managing Director, Expert MS Inc.

Presidential Campaign and Women Arising Immigration has defined today’s presidential campaign more than any other issue. We’ve never seen so many sons of immigrants running for president — or imagined more depressing prospects than closing the door to immigrants who came after us, which some U.S. presidential candidates promise. Gender equality became another huge issue… Continue Reading Immigrant Women Should Be a Distinct Diversity Demographic by Fiona Citkin, Ph.D.Founder and Managing Director, Expert MS Inc.

TED2016 Dream.

TED is always looking to curate a diverse, engaged audience. We welcome applications from anyone who would like to attend! Applications are reviewed by the TED team based on a broad set of criteria aimed at ensuring a rich and stimulating exchange of ideas among a diverse group of peers. Apply to attend TED2016 » February… Continue Reading TED2016 Dream.

WeAreTheCity’s Rising Star Awards open for nominations on 1st February 2016

“Shining a spotlight on the female talent pipeline” Now in their second year, the WATC Rising Star Awards are the first to focus on the UK’s female talent pipeline below management level. Through these awards we will celebrate 100 individual female contributors that represent the leaders and role models of ‪tomorrow.  We hope that by raising the… Continue Reading WeAreTheCity’s Rising Star Awards open for nominations on 1st February 2016

#WomenInSTEM debate in Parliament tomorrow 19/01/2016

Date: 18/01/2016   Look out for the #WomenInSTEM debate in Parliament tomorrow 19/01/2016 at 4.30pm   #WomeninSTEM was trending today on Twitter, due to a debate with the House Of Commons and Ben Howlett MP (Bath, Conservative) on diversity in STEM. Tomorrow , Tuesday 19th January between 4.30pm – 5.30pm, Ben Howlett MP will be discuss increasing diversity in STEM careers.… Continue Reading #WomenInSTEM debate in Parliament tomorrow 19/01/2016

More Companies Take Diversity and Inclusion Seriously, Research Says

Diversity is no longer just an empty corporate buzzword with little by way of strategic importance. It’s a subject companies are taking more seriously to bolster business. Almost three-quarters of human resources practitioners (72 percent) see diversity and inclusion as a strategic enabler for their companies’ business strategy, according to a 2015 survey from Human Capital… Continue Reading More Companies Take Diversity and Inclusion Seriously, Research Says

Are you interested in providing entrepreneurial or mentoring skills to children?

Are you interested in providing entrepreneurial or mentoring skills to children? Then why not register here and come along to find out more about the Prince’s Mosaic Programs.  Mosaic Connect: London & the South East Date: Thursday 21 January 2016 Time: Arrival at 1800, event start time of 1830 Venue: Edwin Coe LLP, 2 Stones… Continue Reading Are you interested in providing entrepreneurial or mentoring skills to children?

Let’s champion difference together!

Let’s champion difference together!   Contracts IT Update: We have just created some new groups on our company Linked In Page! Contracts IT are bringing together Professionals, individuals organisations and institutions to join in raising awareness, to share best practice and contribute to matters relating to diversity and inclusion in all its different forms. We are really excited about… Continue Reading Let’s champion difference together!

Event: Women in Silicon Roundabout 2016, 28th January London

Developing the Future for Women in Tech 28th January 2016 | LONDON | #WinTech About This Event: This conference is not designed to provide a platform for negative input, the exchange of complaints or to demand diversity quotas. We are bringing together a group of driven and successful women in tech, to debate issues such as pay negotiation… Continue Reading Event: Women in Silicon Roundabout 2016, 28th January London

We are pleased to welcome EDT as a new affiliate at Contracts IT

We are pleased to welcome the Engineering Development Trust, as a new affiliate of Contracts IT. EDT, The Engineering Development Trust, is an independent registered charity, established in 1984.  Their mission is to encourage young people to fulfill their potential through science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM): we achieve this by running a range of… Continue Reading We are pleased to welcome EDT as a new affiliate at Contracts IT

HR & Talent Management Conference, London – 10th March 2016

Over the last decade, HR Grapevine’s Annual HR & Talent Management Conference has featured some of the highest profile leaders within the HR & Talent Management industry, bringing together speakers from a diverse range of industry sectors to share their vision. Sessions are made up of 5 speakers including a key note speaker, whom all… Continue Reading HR & Talent Management Conference, London – 10th March 2016

Anti-Bullying Day at Herbert Morrison Primary School, Lambeth

    Anti-Bullying Day at Herbert Morrison Primary School, Lambeth This week 16th-20th November is #antibullyingweek in England, coordinated by the Anti-Bullying Alliance. The theme is ‘Make a Noise about Bullying’. As part of our corporate responsibility, we are committed to working in partnership with our local communities and various charitable organisations. Today we are supporting Herbert Morrison Primary… Continue Reading Anti-Bullying Day at Herbert Morrison Primary School, Lambeth

Our CIT Interview with Thomas Anderson, Founder of Inclusive Networks

Inclusive Networks was founded by Thomas Anderson, the former chair of one of Europe’s most followed and awarded employee network groups, The Co-operative Group’s lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) ‘Respect’ network – he named the network and built their social media following from 0 to over 9,500 at the time of him stepping down… Continue Reading Our CIT Interview with Thomas Anderson, Founder of Inclusive Networks

Board Apprentice gives Boards a tool to address the pipeline of diversifying talent

The launch of The Davies Summary Report (the final part of The Davies Review – Women on Boards) on Thursday 29th October 2015 will undoubtedly celebrate the UK achieving the initial 25% target for Women on the Boards of FTSE 100 companies (doubling since 2009). Furthermore, it will recommend areas of future priority. It is… Continue Reading Board Apprentice gives Boards a tool to address the pipeline of diversifying talent

We encourage you to support the Mosaic Charity!

Have a read of what the Director of the Mosaic Charity, Jonathan Freeman, is saying about organisations investing time and resources into corporate mentoring programs which in turn can lead to significant increases in staff morale, productivity and efficiency. “Mosaic is fully committed to mentoring because we’ve first-hand knowledge of its power to transform lives. This is… Continue Reading We encourage you to support the Mosaic Charity!

Chambers launches inaugural European Leadership & Diversity Summit on October 15th in Dublin

  Having researched global diversity in the legal profession since 2012, it has been an utmost priority to bring the discussion closer to home, to Europe. Having worked as a solicitor in the UK for a number of years, my passion for diversity comes from seeing the massive change that is needed to make the… Continue Reading Chambers launches inaugural European Leadership & Diversity Summit on October 15th in Dublin

Diversity Is … Champions Portrait Exhibition@KPMG

For the second year running, KPMG is holding its annual Inclusion Week. 2014 saw over 2000 colleagues participate in 39 events, bringing the question ‘What is Diversity?’ to life. This year we are building on that foundation. Inclusion Week 2015 promises to be even better, with talks, presentations, film screenings, fitness sessions and more taking place… Continue Reading Diversity Is … Champions Portrait Exhibition@KPMG

Diversity Is?

As part of Linklaters’ Diversity Week 2015, they will be hosting a selection of portraits from the thought provoking exhibition, ‘Diversity Is…?’ by Shahid Bashir. An eclectic collection of thoughts and images from corporate diversity leaders and agents of change…   Read more: https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/diversity-naheed-afzal?trk=prof-post

5 Reasons You Can’t Afford to Ignore Supplier Diversity

Implementing a supplier diversity program is a new frontier — evolving from a possibility to a must-have in many US companies. More stakeholders and policy makers are increasingly seeking out minority-owned, disadvantaged and small businesses. Even those companies that have long-standing relationships with reliable suppliers realize the benefits of diversity programs — and it’s making… Continue Reading 5 Reasons You Can’t Afford to Ignore Supplier Diversity