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Summit NZ

Thank you to all those who came to New Zealand’s first Diversity Summit.


Meet our Keynote Speakers

Lisa Coleman
Chief Diversity Officer & Special Assistant to the President of Harvard University
Unconscious Bias and Inclusive Leadership

Philippe Legrain
Author, Economist and former European policy advisor
The Diversity Dividend: Boosting The Economy

Angela Workman-Stark
Former Chief Superintendent, Director General & General Inclusion Officer, Royal Canadian Mounted Police
Changing Workplace Culture

Frances Valintine
Director, Mindlab by Unitec 
Technology Shaping the Face of Diversity

Distinguished Professor Paul Spoonley
Professor, Massey University
Immigration’s Impact On The Way We Work

Hon Louise Upston
Minister for Women
The Gender Equation

Meet our Speakers

Michael Barnett
Chairman, Diversity Works NZ

Bev Cassidy-Mackenzie
Chief Executive, Diversity Works NZ
Opening Address

Fezeela Raza
Diversity Manager, Diversity Works NZ
Facilitator: BIAS – Unconscious / Conscious

Professor Jarrod Harr
Professor of Human Resource Management
The benefits of inclusion in Aotearoa workplaces

Anne Blackburn
Associate of The Boardroom Practice Limited
Facilitator: Empowering Female Leaders

Carolyn Luey
Chief Operating Officer, NZME

Empowering Female Leaders

Michael Moka
Founder of Indigenous Growth Limited 

Diversity Dialogue

Meet our Panellists

Janine Smith (Facilitator)
Executive Director
The Boardroom Practice

Paul McCloskey
Head of HR

Anna Campbell
Chief of People Officer
The Warehouse Group

Deborah Beegling
General Manager for HR
Progressive Enterprises

Antony Welton
HR Director
Vodafone NZ

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Our Alliance Partners

Internal Affairs
Skill Highway
Te Puni Kōkiri
Diversity Works New Zealand

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