The demand for diversity, inclusion, and equality 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 utilize the economic value of diversity, equality, and inclusion. Others are in the active process of doing so.
Employing a diverse workforce wherever possible is good for everyone. It is also good for business. Research found that workers from diverse backgrounds are key to the enterprise’s adaptability, growth, sustainability and competitive edge.
The Speaker’s Agency has several 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 are as follows:
Afua is a former barrister, journalist, and documentary maker. Her current projects include a 6-part series with Samuel L Jackson, a major BBC series about African art, and another about whiteness, both forthcoming, and an Audible original series We Need to Talk About The British Empire. 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.
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 www.jeweltonesbeauty.com 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. She lives in London with her husband and young twin daughters.
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 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 Current Affairs, Football, The Future of Journalism, Social Media and Communication in the Digital Age. He also loves to talk about the Pace of Modern Life. Ed Sheeran “He writes from the heart with no filter, and that’s what the best wordsmiths do. I’m a fan.”