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Several times a year we hold webinars or record videos that highlight issues that concern us, issues that we believe need to be addressed if we are to see a kinder, fairer and more sustainble world.

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𝗚𝗲𝗼𝗿𝗴𝗲 𝗙𝗹𝗼𝘆𝗱: 𝗼𝗻𝗲 𝘆𝗲𝗮𝗿 𝗼𝗻 – 𝗵𝗮𝘀 𝗮𝗻𝘆𝘁𝗵𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝘀𝗵𝗶𝗳𝘁𝗲𝗱? That’s the question we'll be asking our expert panel in this latest webinar from Deeper Leaders on the first anniversary of his death - Tuesday 25 May 2021 @16.00-17.30 BST.

𝗢𝘂𝗿 𝗽𝗮𝗻𝗲𝗹 𝗶𝗻𝗰𝗹𝘂𝗱𝗲𝘀: one of the UK's most respected black academics and Bafta award winner Robert Beckford PhD; Suzann Douglas - Integrative Counsellor and author of the book ‘Dear Piers Morgan’ (a possible factor in his leaving breakfast TV); James Clarry - COO (Wealth) of Coutts, one of the oldest banks in the world and Co-Chair, NatWest Ethnicity Allies.

They will be sharing about the impact of George’s death on them personally, on their work and on their worlds. And giving their views on what is needed next to catalyse change.

𝗔𝘀𝗸 𝗾𝘂𝗲𝘀𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻𝘀 𝗱𝗶𝗿𝗲𝗰𝘁𝗹𝘆 𝘁𝗼 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗽𝗮𝗻𝗲𝗹 in an open mike session in the last 30 mins.

𝗧𝗶𝗰𝗸𝗲𝘁𝘀 𝗮𝗿𝗲 𝗳𝗿𝗲𝗲 - panel members have waived their fees to encourage you to donate instead towards the work of Blueprint for All (formerly the Stephen Lawrence Charitable Trust).

𝗙𝗶𝗻𝗱 𝗼𝘂𝘁 𝗺𝗼𝗿𝗲/𝗯𝗼𝗼𝗸 𝘁𝗶𝗰𝗸𝗲𝘁𝘀/𝗺𝗮𝗸𝗲 𝘆𝗼𝘂𝗿 𝗱𝗼𝗻𝗮𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻 𝗵𝗲𝗿𝗲: more details and to book your place click here. Tickets are free, but donations are encouraged towards Blueprint for All (formerly The Stephen Lawrence Charitable Trust) - a Deeper Leaders supported charity.

Previous events...

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This recording lasts 60 minutes.


In 2015, the UK government passed the Modern Slavery Act aiming to combat Modern Slavery. Since then, other governments have followed suit and citizens of many countries have become more aware that slavery is not only a past but a very real and present problem that touches us all.  But has any of this made any tangible difference to the lives of those blighted by slavery, violence and exploitation?


On the International Day for the Abolition of Slavery 2020, this webinar explored these questions with the help of an expert panel. We heard:

  • An up-to-date global picture of the state of modern slavery from the world’s largest anti-slavery organisation

    • from Alianore Smith from International Justice Mission

  • An independent progress report on the UK Government’s approach to tackling modern slavery by the report’s author

    • from Peter Grant from Agulhas Consulting

  • How leaders can build on their organisations’ modern slavery statement to really make a difference and

  • How individual citizens can play their part in eradicating modern slavery

    • both from Adrian Lock, Founding Director of Deeper Leaders

  • How chocoholics can help end modern slavery

    • from Nicola aka ‘The Countess of Cocoa’, UK & Ireland Marketing Manager, Tony’s Chocolonely

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This recording is 32 minutes long.


We’ve had legislation to combat discrimination, training to combat bias, reviews and targets to improve representation. And we’ve seen some improvements.

But in 2021, in the UK and in many countries across the world, female representation at the most senior levels is still way behind and career progression still isn’t a level playing field. For many, the initiatives introduced to address the issue can feel patronising and tokenistic.

This is not a ‘women’s issue’. And it’s not about fixing the women or blaming the men. It’s a fundamental leadership issue for organisations, with the possibility of enabling new and exciting ways forward through a greater balance.

In this webinar, Dr Sue Congram of the EB Centre shares from her research and work on engendering balance, with Avivah Wittenberg-Cox of 20-first joining her in the chat. (The recording of Avivah's presentation was only available to us for 30 days after the event). See Avivah's various TED talks on You Tube to hear more of her approach.

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