DEI Reporting and Pay Transparency:
Which metrics will best speed up the journey to equality?

First broadcast on Tuesday 5th September 2023

As we embark on a journey toward a more equitable world, the importance of transparent reporting and pay equity cannot be overstated. Join us for an illuminating webinar as we delve into the intersection of DEI reporting and pay transparency, uncovering the powerful metrics that hold the potential to accelerate our progress on the road to equality.

In a landscape where accountability matters more than ever, understanding the key metrics that drive meaningful change becomes essential. How can data-driven insights steer us toward a workforce that mirrors the diverse world we live in? How do we navigate the complexities of pay structures to ensure fairness and inclusion? These are the pivotal questions that will shape the discourse of our upcoming webinar.

Access this webinar to unlock new insights to promote equality and drive organisational success, to lead us closer to a world where every voice is heard, every contribution is valued, and every opportunity is within reach.

By attending this webinar, you will learn:

In this enlightening webinar, you’ll gain invaluable insights into:

 – The Role of Data in Driving Change: Understand how data-driven DEI reporting can pinpoint areas for improvement and inform strategic decision-making, leading to a more inclusive workplace.

  – Navigating Pay Equity: Explore the intricacies of pay transparency and how it contributes to eradicating pay disparities based on gender, race, and other identities.

  – Key Metrics for Measuring Progress: Discover the essential metrics that serve as benchmarks for gauging the effectiveness of DEI initiatives, helping you track and communicate your organization’s journey toward equality.

  – Best Practices from Industry Leaders: Hear real-world examples and case studies from organizations that have successfully integrated DEI reporting and pay transparency, learning from their triumphs and challenges.

  – Creating a Culture of Accountability: Learn strategies to foster a culture where transparency and accountability are valued, leading to a more engaged workforce and a stronger commitment to equity.

As we gather to unravel the metrics that can catalyze change, we invite professionals, leaders, and advocates alike to join us in this imperative conversation. Let’s unlock the insights that not only promote equality but also drive organizational success. Mark your calendars and get ready to embark on a journey that leads us closer to a world where every voice is heard, every contribution is valued, and every opportunity is within reach.


12:05pm EDT / 5:05pm BST 

Panel Discussion: Fostering and Supporting Neurodiverse Individuals at Work

In this panel, join us as we focus on the importance of fostering an inclusive and supportive workplace culture that values neurodiversity and provides accommodations and support for neurodiverse individuals to thrive in their careers.

  – Identifying the benefits of neurodiversity in the workplace such as enhanced creativity and problem-solving skills
  – Overcoming common challenges faced by neurodiverse individuals at work such as sensory overload and discomfort, communication barriers and social interaction difficulties, difficulty with time management and organization and challenges with task completion and following through
  – Identifying strategies for accommodating and supporting neurodiverse employees
  – Building awareness and understanding of neurodiversity among all employees
  – Encouraging open communication and feedback


Andrew Eddy, Co-Founder, Untapped

Paul Fox, Vice President, Customer Acquisition (Workplace), Texthelp

Meike Bliebenicht, Neurodiversity Programme Lead, BP

Our Speakers

Paul Fox, Vice President, Customer Acquisition (Workplace), Texthelp

Paul is Key Account Director and UK & Ireland Acquisitions Manager for Texthelp. Working across a number of key sectors including Government, Public Sector, Health, Third sector, Housing and Private Sector SME’s, Paul and his team provide assistive software solutions that help support those organisations in their diversity, inclusion and accessibility journey.

Prior to joining Texthelp in 2017, Paul spent 20 years with a leading Irish bank where he held positions including Area Manager and Head of Direct Sales & Service and more recently has also worked with the Northern Ireland Chamber of Commerce & Industry. Having spent a number of years as Volunteer Director and Chair of Stepping Stones NI and with close personal experience of learning disability, Paul has developed a keen interest in accessibility, diversity and inclusion and is passionate about promoting workplace equality and creating opportunity for all. 

Outside of work, Paul is a dedicated husband, devoted father of three, musician and most recently qualified pilot!

Visit Paul’s LinkedIn profile

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What you will gain:

Flexible access to content

Our online conference portal offers a personalised content experience. You can join in with the sessions at work and on the go, live and on demand, and join in the conversation in-session with fellow attendees. 

An opportunity to make new contacts

After the learning, join us to meet speakers and fellow attendees and make new contacts at our exclusive after-show digital meetup.

Tuesday 5th June 2023 | Agenda

11:00am EDT / 4:00pm BST

Key advice on how to achieve wellness and wellbeing in the workplace 

  – Reviewing the wellbeing strategies which are working at Mazars – tips for other practitioners
  – Highlighting strategies to address anxiety and depression and other mental health issues
  – Protecting physical wellbeing in an age of flexible yet static desk-working
  – Tackling wellbeing issues connecting with the cost of living crisis
  – Measuring levels of content and taking a proactive approach to wellbeing issues

Sonal Dhulashia, Head of Inclusion, Diversity & Wellbeing, Mazars 

in conversation with Georgina Wilczek, Chair, Diversity Network

11:25am EDT / 4:25pm BST

Panel Discussion: Improving employee wellness and wellbeing, belonging and inclusion

  – How can organisations ensure that wellbeing is a priority?
  – How is the recession affecting budgets for wellbeing initiatives? What low-cost initiatives still might help?
  – Best practices for including mental health first aid training in your organisation
  – Identifying particiular wellbeing challenges of our age, such as hybrid and remote working
  – Identifying the economic value of investing in workplace wellbeing

Moderated by
Georgina Wilczek, Chair, Diversity Network


Mark Jones, EMEA Wellbeing Manager, Randstad

Caroline Creven Fourrier, VP Global Head of Wellbeing, Novartis

Louise Aston, Wellbeing Campaign Director, Business in the Community (BITC)

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Our speakers

Sonal Dhulashia, Head of Inclusion, Diversity & Wellbeing, Mazars

Sonal is an MCIPD qualified inclusion, diversity and wellbeing specialist who brings experience working both strategically and operationally to create inclusive workplaces. Ability to utilise commercial HR experience from a variety of sectors including retail, legal and professional services to drive workplace cultural change.

Follow Sonal on LinkedIn


11:00am EDT / 4:00pm BST

Presentation: Tackling the ethnic pay gap

 – A new approach to measure the ethnic pay gap: what will really help to move the needle?
– Why the ethnic pay gap is slow to reduce
– Practical suggestions to make a difference to the ethnic pay gap

Nadia Nagamootoo, Author, and Founder and CEO, Avenir Consulting

11:25am EDT / 4:25pm BST

Interview: Assessing current pay gaps in corporations and what can be done

  – Understanding the disparities that currently exist in the workplace
  – The role of maternity leave in influencing the existing gender pay gap, and what can be done
  – What corporations can do to overcome current bleak metrics and encourage better standards for all

Interviewer: Elisabeth Galvin, Content Editor, Diversity Network

in conversation with Dr Anne Sammon, Partner, Pinsent Masons

11:45am EDT / 4:45pm BST

Strategies for DEI success: Insights from the US

  – Why companies need to pay particular attention to their demographics and be held accountable
Improving ethnic and racial diversity across the board
  – How to improve your DEI practices and make sure that they actually advance change

Ayanna Cummings, CEO & Principal, Tapestry Consulting LLC

Our Speakers

Nadia Nagamootoo, Author, and Founder and CEO, Avenir Consulting

Nadia Nagamootoo is a Chartered Psychologist, accredited coach, MBA and founder of Avenir, a DEI consultancy. Through her multiple keynotes and popular podcast show, Why Care?, Nadia has become a profound thought leader in DEI, guiding organizations on an accelerated path to creating inclusion and belonging.

Her book, Beyond Discomfort: Why Inclusive Leadership is so Hard (and what you can do about it), is out in March 2024 and available for pre-order.

Click here to connect with Nadia on LinkedIn

Dr Anne Sammon, Partner, Pinsent Masons

Anne’s practice spans across a range of employment issues in both contentious and non-contentious matters.

She has significant experience in tribunal and high-court litigation in areas including discrimination, unfair dismissal and whistleblowing.

Click here to connect with Anne on LinkedIn

Ayanna Cummings, CEO & Principal, Tapestry Consulting LLC

Dr. Ayanna Cummings has 21+ years of experience as a diversity consultant, specialist, and trainer. She was recognized by Diversity MBA Magazine as one of the Top 100 Under 50 Executives in Corporate America and recently received the Top DEI Officer Award from Atlanta Business Chronicle in 2022. Her passion drives her work; she wakes up each day feeling poised and ready to dive into whatever challenges may arise, because her work is not a job—it’s a calling. She says that “diversity is my occupassion.”

Dr. Cummings is the former Director of Diversity + Inclusion at Compass Group USA. She founded Tapestry Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Consulting and has held contracts with a digital ad agency in Atlanta, GA; a diversification management company in Decatur, GA; a law firm in New York City; and a Non-Profit entity in New York City. She is passionate about eradicating systemic racism, sexism, homophobia, transphobia, ageism, xenophobia, and ableism, among other malignant -isms that plague our society and the organizational environments embedded in it.

Dr. Cummings also conducts scientific research at the Georgia Institute of Technology that seeks to examine the plight of, issues affecting, and identification of solutions relevant to African-Americans and other diverse and marginalized groups. Her research findings give her unique expertise in diversity, equity & inclusion training, consulting strategies, and cultural change methods.

Click here to connect with Ayanna on LinkedIn

Elisabeth Galvin, Content Editor, Diversity Network

Elisabeth is content editor at Diversity Network, an organisation committed to equality, diversity and inclusion and creating a better workplace for all. As a journalist and author, she has also worked in the US, London, Australia and Hong Kong for a range of magazines and newspapers. She is now based in Australia writing her third biography for the publisher Pen & Sword.

Click here to connect with Elisabeth on LinkedIn

Why attend?

Why Attend?

Unlock Transformational Insights: Immerse yourself in cutting-edge research, real-world case studies, and proven best practices from global leaders who have triumphed in achieving DEI measurement and pay equity. Explore the strategies that have propelled companies to overcome challenges, harness opportunities, and establish diversity and inclusion at the heart of their organizational fabric.

Drive Empowerment in Your Organization: Acquire actionable strategies and tangible takeaways that will empower your organization to cultivate a diverse and inclusive ecosystem. Gain the tools and knowledge needed to ignite enduring change, positioning your organization as a beacon of inclusivity and setting the stage for a reputation built on best practices and a culture of belonging.

Champion the DEIB Vanguard: Amidst the ongoing complexities of our world, position yourself at the forefront of the DEIB movement. Engage in thought-provoking discussion, challenge conventional norms, and draw inspiration from visionary thought leaders who are spearheading the transformation towards a more equitable future. Be part of the driving force that shapes the narrative and propels the world closer to a future marked by diversity, equity, inclusion, and pay equity.

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