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Diverse & Inclusive Leaders Podcast by DIAL Global

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Twice weekly podcast show, conversations with inspiring thought leaders of today, unearthing their unique stories of diversity, inclusion and belonging.

Twice weekly podcast show, conversations with inspiring thought leaders of today, unearthing their unique stories of diversity, inclusion and belonging.

Location:

United Kingdom

Description:

Twice weekly podcast show, conversations with inspiring thought leaders of today, unearthing their unique stories of diversity, inclusion and belonging.

Language:

English

Contact:

07742780157


Episodes

Especially in multicultural marketing, most of the things that brands did were old and traditional

6/23/2022
In this week’s podcast, our CEO Leila McKenzie-Delis has a conversation with Serhat Ekinci, Managing Director of Unite, Omnicom Media Group. Here’s what they discuss: 🚀Serhat's professional background in the world of creative, digital, media, advertising and consulting as well as his rich cultural background (Turkish/Kurdish) that influences his work and passion projects 🚀Importance of media representation in content, communication and data to be inclusive because people will not feel...

Duration:00:41:39

"It's not just about the learning, it's about the unlearning, too", Astrid Sundberg, Director of Diversity and Inclusion at Oda

6/16/2022
This week Leila has a conversation with Astrid Sundberg, Director of Diversity and Inclusion at Oda. What you'll hear about: Support the show

Duration:00:36:23

"You really need to tackle this agenda in a multifaceted way", Loren I. Shuster, Chief People Officer and Head of Corporate Affairs at The Lego Group

6/9/2022
Today Leila is talking to Loren I. Shuster, Chief People Officer and Head of Corporate Affairs at The Lego Group. Learn more about : Support the show

Duration:00:39:09

"ERG's are one of the key carriers of culture", Zephaniah Chukwudum, Business Manager to CEO at Microsoft UK

5/26/2022
Today Leila is talking to Zephaniah Chukwudum, Business Manager to CEO at Microsoft UK LEARN MORE ABOUT: FURTHER RESOURCES: https://www.linkedin.com/in/zephaniahc/ Support the show

Duration:00:46:47

"Recruitment is about people. Being able to see what they can be," Sheri Hughes, UK DE&I Director at PageGroup

5/24/2022
Leila is joined by Sheri Hughes, UK DE&I Director at PageGroup TODAY YOU WILL LEARN: OTHER RESROURCES: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sheri-hughes-8695672/ Support the show

Duration:00:32:34

"Our mission for the work that we do is pretty simple, which is to make it safe for anybody to talk about Mental Health within Accenture", Jill Hughes, Managing Director, Accenture Song & Executive Sponsor Mental Health at Accenture UKI

5/12/2022
Leila is joined by Jill Hughes, Managing Director, Accenture Song & Executive Sponsor Mental Health at Accenture UKI Jill believes passionately that creating a strong culture of inclusivity and belonging is key to the success of a business. Jill plays a leading role in Brand Learning. In addition, she leads the Health and Life Sciences squad in Accenture Interactive, helping to make a difference to patients and health care professionals through marketing transformation. On joining...

Duration:00:39:28

"We want our teams to be happy at work, because when you're happy at work, you're vastly more productive", Josh Partridge, Head of Europe, Middle East and Africa Region at Yahoo

5/5/2022
Today Leila is joined by Josh Partridge, Head of Europe, Middle East and Africa Region at Yahoo Josh Partridge is the newly appointed Head of EMEA at Yahoo having previously been the MD of the UK, Verizon Media. Josh hails from Brisbane, Australia and has spent the last 18 years living and working in the UK and Europe. Yahoo is one of the most recognised brands of all time. The brands and businesses are tightly woven into consumers’ daily habits and clients’ strategies. They have the...

Duration:00:40:26

"I think around disabilities, it really is one of the last unconscious bias pieces that we see in society": Lorcán Brennan, Policies Oversight Lead at Accenture.

5/3/2022
Leila is joined by Lorcán Brennan, Policies Oversight Lead at Accenture. Lorcán Brennan works as part of Accenture’s Ethics and Compliance function as the Policies Oversight Lead for the organisation. He also leads the Accent on Enablement in group in Accenture Ireland which focuses on disability awareness and inclusion. Over 20 years of IT programme management with Accenture working primarily with Health and Public Service clients. Now working as part of Accenture Commercial Services and...

Duration:00:39:13

"If we think about the work to be done, it can be overwhelming. It's important to have a shared responsibility around it", Magda N Yrizarry, Chief Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Officer SVP - Global DEI & Employee Engagement at Verizon

4/21/2022
Today Leila is joined by Magda N Yrizarry, Chief Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Officer SVP - Global DEI & Employee Engagement at Verizon LEARN MORE ABOUT: Magda Yrizarry has been a force for change at Verizon for over three decades. As the Senior Vice President and Chief Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer, she is tasked with developing strategies and programs that infuse greater equity to ensure that all employees have equal access and opportunity to advance and thrive in their...

Duration:00:53:32

"You really need to invest the time to really understand the people who work for you", Marcia Brissett-Baily, Speaker, Writer & Top 50 Neurodiversity Women 2022

4/14/2022
Leila is joined by Marcia Brissett-Baily, Speaker, Writer & Top 50 Neurodiversity Women 2022 TODAY YOU WILL LEARN MORE ABOUT: - Marcia's early experiences and the teachings from her grandma that she "will have to work twice as hard as a young black girl" as doors close due to your colour and your ethnicity. - Intersectionality and what it means to Marcia and how that has developed and interwoven throughout her education and career. - The sense of belonging and why that is important. How...

Duration:00:32:17

"It takes a village to build a village", Ewen MacPherson, Group Chief People Officer at Havas UK

4/7/2022
Leila is joined by Ewen MacPherson, Group Chief People Officer at Havas UK TODAY YOU WILL LEARN ABOUT: - Ewen's background and how he went from studying Marine & Environmental Sciences, to his current role at Havas UK - He is a firm believer in 'follow your nose' and see where opportunity takes you - Is D&I a HR role? How the role of HR changed and evolved - Being action driven, have impactful targets and have D&I specific KPIs to drive that change - How Havas UK have expanded their...

Duration:00:28:18

"We really do need more better leaders everywhere - I don't think there's a leadership type", Christ Hirst, Global CEO at Havas Creative

3/31/2022
Leila is joined by Christ Hirst, Global CEO at Havas Creative LEARN MORE ABOUT: - Chris Hirst is a change agent, widely recognized as an innovative and inspirational leader. - While studying at Harvard Business School, Chris developed his now-proven approach to leadership. He believes in the principles of an open culture – where people are given permission to take risks and make mistakes. He is actively engaged in broadening the appeal of the advertising industry and sees diversity and...

Duration:00:42:16

"We as humans, have an ecosystem of personality types", Rachel Watkyn, Managing Director, Tiny Box Company Limited

3/24/2022
Leila is joined by Rachel Watkyn, Managing Director, Tiny Box Company Limited LEARN MORE ABOUT: - Rachel's aim to inspire future entrepreneurs - The Circular Economy - what is it? - Her award winning business and what drives Rachel to grow and succeed - The work she does in other countries, and how she works in an environmentally friendly way as much as possible - Thinking about the impact of your decisions - how does it impact society/the community? - The role of a 'non-confirmist'...

Duration:00:36:44

"It's not about giving all, but it's actually applying a little bit more attention and purpose towards specific groups or initiatives", Darion Cranfield, Director of Retail Program Management, & Chair of the African-American Leadership BRG at Walgreens

3/17/2022
Leila is joined by Darion Cranfield, Director of Retail Program Management, & Chair of the African-American Leadership BRG at Walgreens TODAY YOU WILL LEARN ABOUT: - Darion's personal and professional journey. Coming from a single parent family in Chicago, where there was a lack of role models so he had to find his own way, to becoming a parent when he was 20 years old and how that shaped his professional development. - How Darion wants to enable others to be leaders, give them their...

Duration:00:35:54

"First & foremost, it's about understanding yourself." Rita Clifton CBE, Chair of Forum for the Future

3/15/2022
Leila is joined by Rita Clifton CBE, Chair of Forum for the Future TODAY YOU WILL LEARN ABOUT: - role modelling, mentors, allies and representation and how they impact on an individual - reflections on the current climate and how Zelensky is an amazing example of a role model and a leader - how individuals should be using their leadership role to support, influence and encourage others and give them the opportunity for career progression - You shouldn't have to 'fake it until you make...

Duration:00:43:35

"Not one size fits all, not all disabilities are the same even if you have the same characteristics", Miranda Wayland, Head of Creative and Workforce for Diversity and inclusion, BBC

3/10/2022
Leila is joined by Miranda Wayland, Head of Creative and Workforce for Diversity and inclusion, BBC TODAY YOU WILL LEARN: - About Miranda's background and the discriminations she faced in different areas of her life - Her love for television, and how being a parent helped her to see television from a new perspective - Your networks and the influence they have over you and your journey - How she is leading diversity and inclusion across the BBC - Social mobility, disability and her...

Duration:00:48:37

"Social enterprise is renowned actually for having more female leadership than traditional forms of business", Rose Marley, CEO at Co-Operatives UK

3/4/2022
Leila is joined by Rose Marley, CEO at Co-Operatives UK Today you will learn more about: - With a background in creative industries, technology, the gig economy and entrepreneurship, Rose is a passionate advocate for social enterprise and values-led business. - She founded Manchester-based social enterprise SharpFutures, which supports diverse, young talent into creative, digital and tech industries, and led a pilot campaign improving local travel opportunities and raising aspiration for...

Duration:00:36:00

"If you want to be a supplier within our supply chain, you're going to have to start adopting some of the things we find important," Sarah Noble, Director, Supply Chain Transformation at Deloitte Consulting & Founder of Women at the Wheel

2/15/2022
Today Leila is joined by Sarah Noble, Director, Supply Chain Transformation at Deloitte Consulting & Founder of Women at the Wheel. THINGS YOU WILL LEARN ABOUT: Women at the WheelTop 100 Women Future Leaders 2020Work will take everything you give it. It’s up to you to work out what you want to give it.” OTHER RESOURCES https://www.linkedin.com/in/sarahenoble/

Duration:00:40:32

"I really feel that [Employee Resource Groups] are an asset for businesses to thrive on": Neha Mittal, Research Director at Ipsos & Co-Lead of the Gender Balance Network

2/3/2022
Today Leila is joined by Neha Mittal, Research Director at Ipsos & Co-Lead of the Gender Balance Network. THINGS YOU WILL LEARN ABOUT: How Neha is fighting battles to make the world a better place for future generations Neha has worked around the globe, and brings those experiences to her working roles How Neha feels privileged to have been raised by parents who did not follow the embedded cultural norms, who let her choose her own study options, and her own life partner Why Neha feels...

Duration:00:32:23

"The question I get asked is, "Do we see the D&I agenda continuing to be prevalent in the way that it is now?" and that question in itself is telling", Winnie Annan-Forson, Vice President of Diversity & Inclusion UK, Europe & Middle East at Barclays

1/20/2022
Leila is joined by Winnie Annan-Forson, Vice President of Diversity & Inclusion UK, Europe & Middle East at Barclays. YOU WILL LEARN ABOUT: *Winnie's inspiring D&I journey, and how she founded a millennials network which went global and inspired others to form network groups. * How Winnie's self identity and sense of belonging has driven her positive change. * Winnie wants to leave the world a better place, for her children and future generations. *The impact that the standard of...

Duration:00:29:23