Keynote Panel Discussion: Embracing diversity in tech – Building an inclusive & diverse culture that values differences

  • ‘Diversity and inclusion is no longer a ‘nice to have’, it is an imperative for all modern organisations’ Tab Ahmad CEO & Founder, EmployAbility
  • While the need for greater diversity, ensuring inclusivity and its impact on innovation, creativity and the success of your organisation is clear, the practical steps to achieve this can be challenging
  • This session will explore gender, ethnicity, neurodivergence, disability and mental health diversity, equity and inclusion individually and collectively, as diversity does not come in silos
  • Discussing practical steps that tech leaders can take to build a truly diverse workforce and create an open, embracing and inclusive culture that drives engagement and values differences
  • Minimising blind spots from recruitment, to onboarding, to appraisals, to day-to-day work that leaders need to be aware of
  • How to build consistent and ongoing pathways for under-represented peers to continually progress and develop within your organisation


Sally Lait
Day 1 - 11:30, Main Conference
Claire Thomas
Day 1 - 11:30, Main Conference
Karen Emelu
Day 1 - 11:30, Main Conference
Tab Ahmad
Day 1 - 11:30, Main Conference