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Keynote Speakers on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

The demand for inclusion, equality and diversity speakers is always high.  And rightly so.  They cover a wide variety of genres, including gender, ageism, ethnicity, race, disability, sexuality, and religion.

Globally, many companies already recognise the economic value of diversity, equality, and inclusion.

Employing a diverse workforce wherever possible is good for everyone. Research found that workers from diverse backgrounds are key to an enterprise’s adaptability, growth, sustainability and competitive edge.

The Speakers Agency has a huge roster of impressive speakers who cover all aspects of diversity, inclusion and equality. And there has been an increase in demand for those who address the issue of race after the brutal killing of George Floyd in the USA.

Our top speakers on race include:

Afua Hirsch

Afua is a former barrister, journalist, and documentary maker. She regularly writes, reports and speaks on international current affairs, and has published two bestselling books, Brit(ish): On Race, Identity and Belonging, winner of the Royal Society of Literature Jerwood Prize, and Equal To Everything, about the UK Supreme Court. Afua was a judge on last year’s Booker Prize and is currently the Wallis Annenberg Chair of Journalism at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles.

Ateh Jewel

Multi award winning beauty journalist, blogger and impressive speaker Ateh has been in the Beauty Industry for over 16 years. She is also behind the multi award- winning beauty Vlog for women with darker skin tones and textured hair. An expert in a variety of subjects, Ateh is hugely knowledgeable about the beauty business as a whole and social media. She is also passionate about diversity in beauty, self-esteem and identity.

Nova Reid

Nova  is a diversity campaigner, speaker & culture change consultant. With humility and humour she uses her professional background in mental health to focus on mindset change. With a proven track record of working with organisations to confront and dismantle workplace inequality, Nova helps improve diversity from the inside out. She’s a passionate advocate for equality and helping people be the change they want to see in the world.

Musa Okwonga

Musa  is a poet, author, sportswriter, broadcaster, musician, communications adviser and commentator on current affairs.  He is a popular choice for debating culture, politics, sport, race and sexuality. A scholarship student at Eton College, Musa studied law at Oxford University. He then trained as a solicitor in the City. Discovering the legal profession was not for him he left to pursue a career as a poet and writer. His favourite speaking topics are Diversity, Current Affairs, Football, The Future of Journalism, Social Media and Communication in the Digital Age.

Other Diversity Speakers Include

Sophie Williams

Consultant, and workshop facilitator with a focus on Anti-Racism, Diversity and Inclusion, and Allyship

Naomi and Natalie Evans

Anti-Racism Activists, influencers for their Instagram platform 'Everyday Racism'

James Adeleke

Nigerian Born, Dyslexic Social entrepreneur

Trevor Phillips OBE

Award-winning broadcaster and former politician

June Sarpong

Broadcaster, presenter, campaigner and the BBC's first Director of Creative Diversity

Dr. Shola Mos-Shogbamimu

Lawyer, activist and media commentator

Gillian Joseph

Presenter of Sky News Sunrise at weekends

Denise Lewis OBE

Olympic Gold Medallist Heptathlete, former President of the Commonwealth Games England

Timothy Armoo

Marketing expert and CEO of Fanbytes

Dr Anne-Marie Imafidon

Thought-leader in the tech space, founder of Stemettes, inspiring women in STEM

Ayo Akinwolere

Entertainment, sport and factual TV broadcaster

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