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Diversity UK honours race equality pioneers

Diversity UK yesterday honoured two race equality pioneers, Simon Woolley, Director of OBV and entrepreneur Wilfred Emmanuel-Jones, with Lifetime Achievement Awards. Mr Woolley was presented with a Lifetime Achievement Award for this work on race equality and inclusion at Operation Black Vote and Wilfred Emmanuel-Jones was recognised with a Lifetime Achievement Award for his championship of inclusive entrepreneurship,… Read More »

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Shafi Ahmed named Top Asian in UK Tech 2017

Surgeon and VR evangelist Professor Shafi Ahmed was last night (6th June 2017) honoured with the Chairman’s Award at the launch of the official list of the Top 100 Asian Stars in UK Tech 2017. He was presented the award by HRH The Duke of York, who established the Pitch@Palace entrepreneurship competition to help tech businesses scale-up globally,… Read More »

Diversity Action Plan for Public Appointments

The Minister for the Constitution Chris Skidmore has today (18th December 2017) launched a Diversity Action Plan for Public Appointments that includes a commitment that by 2022, half of all public appointees should be female and 14% should be from ethnic minorities, bringing representation on public boards in line with the wider population. The 10-point Diversity Action Plan… Read More »

Mayor launches #BehindEveryGreatCity campaign

‘Behind Every Great City is equality, opportunity and progress’ – Sadiq Khan announced a major new campaign to drive gender equality across London today (18th December 2017). The Mayor welcomed Art on the Underground’s first-ever year-long programme of works by exclusively women artists to coincide with the centenary Ahead of the centenary of the first women in the… Read More »

Slave trade artist wins the Turner Prize 2017

Lubaina Hamid was announced as the winner of the Turner Prize 2017 last night (5th December 2017) in Hull, making her the first black woman artist to have won the accolade. She fought off competition from Hurvin Anderson, Andrea Büttner and Rosalind Nashashibi to clinch the prize. The 63-year-old Zanzibar-born, Preston-based artist won the £25,000 prize for work… Read More »