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Building back better at diversity conference

Friday, Jul 2, 2021

Speaker at ConferenceChief executives from across the public and private sector will share their views on delivering inclusive leadership in the wake of a crisis in a panel discussion at the 2021 Workplace Diversity, Equity and Inclusion conference in Auckland later this year.

The Building Back Better session features on day two of the conference and will be moderated by Dr Nicola Ngawati, the Director (Kaiwhakahaere Matua) of the Mana Wāhine Joint Roopū at the Ministry for Women.

Panellists are National Māori Authority Executive Chairman Matthew Tukaki, Aurecon New Zealand Managing Director Tracey Ryan, Yellow New Zealand CEO Tracey Taylor and First Gas Limited CEO Paul Goodeve.

The CEO Panel is part of a jam-packed agenda for the two-day conference, which also includes panel sessions on Building Māori And Pasifika Leaders To Participate And Progress In The Workplace and Utilising Neurodiversity As A Competitive Edge.

Other topics that will be discussed include psychosocial health and safety in workplaces, creating an age-inclusive workplace, embedding intersectionality to drive business outcomes and creating space for ethnicity and faith in the workplace.

The conference is being held on Tuesday, 31 August and Wednesday, 1 September – see the full programme and register here.

A post-conference workshop on Workplace Design – Tools and Practice is being held on Thursday, 2 September, facilitated by Diversity Works New Zealand Head of Research and Innovation Dr Guillermo Merelo.

This will be an interactive, hands-on learning experience where participants will be equipped with the latest research and tools to design an inclusive and equitable work environment in your organisation.


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