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Equality, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (EDEI) Webinar

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Join the BIID for this essential webinar introducing equality, diversity, equity, and inclusion for the workplace and beyond

This introductory webinar explores the key aspects of equality, diversity, equity, and inclusion. It includes analysis but also what they mean in practice. There will be overview of equalities legislation, and we will explore the barriers faced by equalities communities and groups. Most importantly it will give an opportunity to help designers use what they have learned in practice and bring about change from a grass routes level.

Facilitator, Roger Griffith MBE, will draw on the recently launched How to Create an Inclusive Design Practice BIID guide to inform our audience of how EDE&I can be implemented into an interior designer’s business.

WHAT TO EXPECT

The 1 hour webinar will

  • Outline of the protected characteristics and their historical context emerging from social justice movements that led to international legislation. 
  • Give an overview of the Legal Framework relating to EDEI.
  • Deliver practical guidance on tackling bullying, harassment, and victimization in the workplace.
  • Profile the background to some of the unconscious human behaviours including microaggressions, prejudice, stereotypes, and bias.  
  • Provide space for delegates to ask questions with a ten-minute Q&A. 

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

This webinar is open to all, and we encourage all interior designers, employees of design practices, students of interior design and suppliers to the trade and their teams to register to attend.

ABOUT THE SPEAKER

Roger Griffith, MBE

For The Diversity Trust, Roger is a consultant in: 

  • Race Equality  
  • Equality, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion 

Roger Griffith MBE is a consultant and CEO of his social business Creative Connex. He is a writer and social activist, lecturer for UWE Bristol, broadcaster, and former CEO/Chair of Ujima Radio an award-winning community radio station and social enterprise. After leaving school without qualifications, he became a champion for life-long learning. He has a diverse portfolio of roles as a consultant, creative producer, activist, and lecturer for UWE Bristol. He has a passion for sharing cultural stories, global observations and insights on race, inclusivity, and social inequality. He has over 30 years in delivering equalities, diversity and inclusion training and management. In 2019 he was awarded an MBE for his work in Diversity and Arts. 

Meet Roger 

The Diversity Trust

The Diversity Trust is a Community Interest Company established in 2012. Their mission is to ‘influence social change to achieve a fairer and safer society’. The Diversity Trust CIC is a successful UK-based equalities-led organisation. Their Directors and Associates are members of protected characteristics including Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans (LGBT+), Gender diverse and Disabled individuals and communities. They have vast experience of advising on Equality, Diversity and Inclusion policies, strategies, and practices, as well as on the Equality Act (2010), Public Sector Equality Duty (2011) and the NHS Equality Delivery System (EDS2).

www.diversitytrust.org.uk

Additional Information

Once you have registered for this event, you will be sent the Zoom webinar link.  If this event is fully booked, please join the waiting list. If you are no longer able to attend, please inform the office so that we can give your spot to someone else.

This event is free to attend.

The webinar will be recorded and will be available to all registered guests after the event and will be available to download from the BIID Member Area.

 If you have any queries, please email the office at info@biid.org.uk or call 020 7628 0255.

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