Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion - The bridge between talk and action.

Join Yvonne Kelly from Glow Up Careers as  we delve into the depths of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DE&I) in the business world aiming to bridge the chasm between mere discussion and meaningful action in DE&I initiatives.

This episode is not just a conversation; it's a wake-up call for leaders and change-makers. It's time to move beyond superficial commitments to DE&I and embrace deep, systemic change. Are you ready to be part of the solution?

When: 12pm Thursday February 1st  
Duration: 45 mins 
Join us for an unflinching, transformative discussion that promises to shake up the status quo and ignite a fire under leaders and businesses. It's time to get serious about DE&I – the bridge between talk and action starts here!

Key Themes:

  1. The Reality of DE&I in Business: A candid look at how businesses often fall short in their DE&I commitments, particularly in gender equality, pay parity, and the inclusion of marginalised voices.
  2. The Gap Between Promise and Practice: Investigating why many organisations fail to translate their DE&I rhetoric into tangible results. 

What You Will Learn:

  1. Understanding the DE&I Status Quo: Insights into the current state of DE&I in businesses, highlighting the disparities and challenges.
  2. Actionable Strategies: Practical steps that leaders can take to genuinely advance DE&I in their organisations.
  3. The Power of Marginalised Voices: Recognising the importance of diverse perspectives in driving innovation and business success.
  4. Navigating Challenges: Discussing common roadblocks in implementing DE&I and strategies to overcome them.
Yvonne Kelly
Yvonne Kelly is the CEO & Co-Founder of Glow Up Careers, an award-winning Social Enterprise, and recently a finalist in the Telstra Business Awards. Glow Up's mission is to "Empower everyone to have the career of their dreams no matter who they are or where they are from”. A human resources specialist, with over 25 years across a successful international career in the recruitment industry, Yvonnne has developed a passion for inclusion and giving everyone the opportunity to find meaningful work.
Yvonne is committed to spreading awareness and promoting the inclusion of refugees and people from other marginalised communities, and is a global keynote speaker on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. She has spoken at a variety of events, including Microsoft, KPMG, Virgin Unite and The Social Good Summit Australia.
Glow Up Careers is a profit-for-purpose organisation, offering paid corporate work across DE&I transformation, inclusive job advertising, tech-enabled outplacement & transition, and coaching mindset development. A proportion of revenue generated then fuels Glow Up's impact engine in the Social Enterprise space.
Yvonne and Glow Up have helped people chase their work dreams across the world, partnering with UNHCR, HOST International, the Social Enterprise World Forum and beyond. 
Yvonne’s vision is driven through advocating for more open, transparent, and inclusive workplaces, breaking down hiring barriers, and helping organisations harness the power of diversity