Sustain your diversity strategy all year round

March was a very busy month for diversity and inclusion.  Many organisations celebrated International Women’s Day (IWD) and then Harmony Day.  Now in April larger organisations ( 100+ employees) have shifted their focus to finalising Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA) annual reports and Employer of Choice for Gender Equality citation applications. If March was D&I party season, April is reporting season!  In my experience, once …

IWD2016: Moving from talk to action with five important pledges

It’s been more than 100 years since International Women’s Day was first recognised in 1911. In that time there has been important progress in improving the rights and standards of living for women and girls around the world;  however, there is still much work to be done.  The IWD2016 theme #pledge for parity is a call to action to both indivuduals and organisations. Collectively we can accelerate the …