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Recruiting and Promoting BAME Leaders Inclusively with Cultural Intelligence Masterclass with Guest Speaker Jennifer Izekor


What is it about?

Join us on the 28th April for this stimulating and innovative session with guest speaker Jennifer Izekor, Founder and Leader of Above Difference Limited, who will provide an overview of Cultural Intelligence (CQ) and how it relates to Recruitment, Talent Management, & Career Progression.

The session will explore:

  • What does ‘good’ feel like.
  • Real life examples as they relate to recruitment, relevant to current COVID recovery period.
  • Cultural value dimensions such as Individualism/Collectivism and how that impacts recruitment decision making.
  • Overview of how the culture of the organization impacts on the recruitment, retention and progression of BAME leaders and how enhanced CQ can help create a more inclusive and equitable workplace culture.

About our Guest Speaker

Jennifer Izekor is an Advanced Cultural Intelligence (CQ) Trainer and Facilitator and also a Certified Leadership Coach, Trainer, and Speaker with the John Maxwell Team. She is an exciting, innovative and engaging speaker and facilitator and brings a wealth of public sector leadership experience as a Senior Civil Servant, Public Appointee, CEO, Trustee, and Public Sector NED to her facilitation and training. This and her lived-in experiences as a BAME Woman Leader provides her with depth, knowledge, and understanding of the challenges for Inclusion and Diversity facing senior leaders of all backgrounds in the public sector.

Above Difference Limited a fast-rising new organisation in the Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion landscape supporting leaders and managers across the public sector to embrace Culturally Intelligent (CQ) and Inclusive Leadership as a key to delivering Inclusive workspaces where all are valued and diversity is leveraged to produce innovative and inclusive services.

This event is part of several exciting and innovative sessions being hosted by the Midlands Talent Management team in 2021/2022 as part of our Inclusive Talent Management Masterclass series.

Who can attend?

This session is specifically aimed at NHS ED&I, HR, OD and Talent Management professionals and senior leaders who have a responsibility for ED&I, leader and talent development within an organisation or across a system.

How is it run?

This is a 90 minute virtual session over MS Teams.

Is there a cost?

No, this has been funded by the Midlands Regional Talent Team.

Questions about this event?

Organiser : Susan Elvins

Email: aspiretogether.midlands@nhs.net

Inclusive Talent Management Masterclass Series - Recruiting and Promoting BAME Leaders Inclusively with Cultural Intelligence Masterclass with Guest Speaker Jennifer Izekor

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