BLJB- Why diversity matters

In our webinar, our speakers outlined that there are many benefits to be gained from creating diverse and inclusive workplaces. Fostering these kinds of professional environments helps people feel more comfortable.

As a result, they are more engaged in their work and with the people around them. Collaboration improves, as does their productivity and effectiveness. As a whole, job satisfaction increases, barriers that in the past made work difficult are reduced and the performance of all employees is boosted.

What this webinar will cover:

  • Wellbeing benefits for employees and organisations
  • Link between diversity, inclusion, and business success
  • Top-down culture change and diverse management
  • Rise in diversity job roles, with careful creation
Clare Keniry
Head of Diversity and Inclusion

Clare Keniry, Board Director and Head of Diversity & Inclusion at Morgan Hunt, has over 20 years of recruitment experience across the UK and Australia. She leads the push for a diverse and inclusive culture within the company. Morgan Hunt is dedicated to helping organisations create genuinely diverse workplaces.

Amarjit Basi

Amarjit is an Executive and a founding member of the Black Leadership Group, established in late 2020 to tackle systemic racism in Further Education. The BLG created a ’10 Point Plan’ to guide college leadership teams and boards in implementing sustainable, anti-racist changes across their institutions.

Hannah Manyewu
Executive Director

Hannah is an experienced leader in the social housing sector, she is passionately committed to equality, diversity and inclusion and has led this area for a number of organisations, championing approaches to recruitment, development and engagement to ensure truly diverse organisation culture. She is also a keen mentor and is proud to have supported a number of people progress their careers, particularly within social housing.

Carmen Morris
Managing Director of Kenroi Consulting

As an expert in the field of race, she supports leadership and teams to develop authentically inclusive processes and programs, to help organisations go beyond diversity to embed authentic inclusion. An expert contributor to, Carmen writes regular articles around diversity and inclusion and leadership on her column.

Watch the full recording below