Difrent to hold a ‘Difrent Talks’ session on Diversity

26th August, 12-12.45pm
Diversity – are we getting the basics right?

With Covid-19 still front and centre across the globe, diversity hasn’t been far behind. This pandemic has shone an even harsher light on the inequalities people are facing on a daily basis that can’t be ignored any longer.

From social mobility, gaps in representation, to accessibility, we pose the question: are we getting the basics right?

Join us as we engage with our panellists, Rachel Murphy, Nadira Hussain, and Sam Shah and their take on the state of play and where to go with it all. This will not be one-sided though, listen to our panellists and take the opportunity to ask them your questions.

About our panellists

Rachel MurphyA confident and dynamic CTO/CIO/CDO with technical prowess turned entrepreneur delivering digital services for ‘tech for good’ organisations. She’s successfully delivered services for the NHS, The World Health Organisation, Public Health England, DWP, HMPPS, British Psychological Society. And … most recently emergency response work for NHSX during the pandemic.

Nadira HussainAn experienced ICT and change management leader with 25+ years, Nadira has worked primarily in local government; leading the ICT service, managing wider teams including digital, business improvement, transformation and customer services. Nadira has implemented numerous complex change programmes across shared services to deliver new operating models, efficiencies and service improvement.

Sam Shah: Professor Sam Shah is Founder and Director of the Faculty of Future Health with Ulster. He is a Digital Health Adviser to a number of health and tech companies. Sam is committed to improving diversity in the workforce and was recognised by the Financial Times as one of the most influential BAME tech leaders.

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