Dr Doirean Wilson joins London Mayor at City Hall for 50th anniversary of Race Relations Act

                    Dr Doirean Wilson and her students invited to Mayor of London event at City Hall to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Race Relations Act. On Thursday 29 October 2015 Dr Doirean Wilson and thirty students enrolled on the `Equality, Diversity & Inclusion` final-year undergraduate module that she created from her research and now leads, attended London Mayor Boris Johnson’s Black History Month Event at City Hall. This event marked the 50th anniversary of the UK Race Relations Act and focused on the issue of equalities and their importance in London. Two of the students were selected to pose questions to the panel of keynote speakers that included. Mayor Boris Johnson and Dame Jocelyn Barrow the first black member of the BBC Board of Governors who co-founded the Campaign Against Racial Discrimination (CARD). The other panellists were Lord Herman Ouseley Executive Chairman of the former Commission for Racial Equality, Helen Grant MP who is Minister for Sport and Tourism, Ray Lewis the Mayor’s Senior Advisor on Mentoring and Sinead Banful a law...
SAGE Book Launch for Developing Leadership: Questions Business Schools Don’t Ask

SAGE Book Launch for Developing Leadership: Questions Business Schools Don’t Ask

Sage Publishing is pleased to announce the launch event for the latest book in their Business and Management series, Developing Leadership: Questions Business Schools Don’t Ask. The book event will take place on the 28th October 2015 at the Middlesex Boardroom C219 and top floor mezzanine starting at 2:30pm. It is aimed at raising the profile of the book and its contributors, as well as providing an opportunity to explore some of the issues identified in the book in light of current leadership scandals. Dr Wilson will be doing a presentation at the launch about her chapter of the book called ‘Cross-cultural respect in multi-ethnic groups’. There will be guest speakers on the day such as Yuliya Shymko, assistant professor of strategy at Vlerick Business School in Belgium, plus many other practitioners in the field of Ethical Leadership. During the launch there will be an opportunity for attendees to quiz the panel on ‘what business schools can do to promote Ethical Leadership’. Books will available for sale on the day at a discounted price and guests are invited to stay for a distinguished lecture from Professor Edwina Pio, professor of diversity at Auckland University of Technology New Zealand. If you are interested in attending, please contact: Sara de Marco...

Dr Doirean Wilson joins prestigious Women’s Executive Network

We are pleased to announce that the Founder and Honorary Advisory Board of the prestigious `Women’s Executive Network` (WXN) have invited Dr Doirean Wilson to be a life-long UK founding member. WXN is a network that inspires smart women to lead. This is achieved by creating and delivering innovative networking, professional and personal development opportunities that informs and inspires the WXNs international community of approximately 19,500 smart women, their male counterparts and organisations in the pursuit of excellence. WXN was founded by Pamela Jeffery who in 2012, “was the only resident Canadian named as a charter member of Fast Company’s League of Extraordinary Women which recognized 60 women globally including Hillary Clinton and Melinda Gates for their dedication to changing the lives of women and girls. In 2009, she founded the Canadian Board Diversity Council with a mandate from the federal government to increase the board representation of women, members of visible minority groups”. Doirean will be attending WXNs launch evening Speaker Series that is due to take place in London on the 12 October 2015 where the keynote speaker will be Moya Greene, CEO at the Royal Mail. Moya Greene is one of only five female FTSE 100 Chief Executives Members of WXN Honorary Advisory Board includes Lady Barbara Judge CBE, Chairman, Institute of Directors, Dame Fiona Woolf DBE, Partner, CMS, and Harry Samuel CEO, RBC Investor & Treasury Services; Chairman, RBC European Executive...

Issue 5 of HR International Digest journal has been published

Inclusivity in Practice is pleased to announce that the Special Issue of the Human Resource Management International Digest journal Vol.23 Issue 5, has now been published. Human Resource Management International Digest is an essential information resource for today’s human resource managers.  Dr Doirean Wilson is Guest Editor for this Special Issue volume that includes a range of insightful thought-provoking articles. These articles were written collaboratively by renowned scholars, some of whom are members of IIP’s Advisory Board, HR professional practitioners and corporate leaders, who presented at the high profile diversity conference organised by Dr Wilson, launched at Middlesex University London on Tuesday 23rd September 2014. These  articles can be accessed via the following...

Private employment agencies under fire on Andre Marr Show

Read the first of a new column from Board member Elizabeth Cotton, published on theconversation.com and titled Battles on the NHS frontline: Stories from the vanguard of health and social care. She discusses how Simon Stevens from NHS Employers waged war against private employment agencies on the Andre Marr Show – just in time to kick off the column so it starts getting bluntly to the point about employment relations in health and social care. Read Elizabeth Cotton’s take on how NHS culture of working rips us all...

Congratulations to Dr Doirean Wilson on being made a Senior Fellow of HEA

Congratulations to Dr Doirean Wilson who has been successful in her application to be made a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (SFHEA) This award is given to those who have met the appropriate standards in teaching and supporting learning in Higher Education under the UK Professional Standards Framework (UKPSF) at senior level. Dr Wilson was pleased to receive her certificate, which was awarded in May...