The power of transformative actions in shaping mindsets and policies
14.30 - 15.30 UK time
A workplace that respects equality, diversity and inclusion is a workplace that benefits all employees. During this panel discussion, the inspiring speakers will share their experiences of leading transformative actions to include under-represented groups. They will highlight the impact of these initiatives in the workplace, on the direct beneficiaries as well as those who witnessed or participated in the change. Attendees will learn how they could become agents of change for inclusion, regardless of their experience with discrimination, and how all individuals and workplaces can benefit when equality, diversity and inclusion is effectively implemented.
Chaired by Oluwaseun Ayodeji Osowobi, Activist and Executive Director, Stand to End Rape Initiative.
Zara Todd, Disability Activist, Dr Israel Balogun, Disability and Inclusion Consultant, Robin Davies, Former Country Director - Sudan, British Council, Jeeja Ghosh, Manager, EnABle India.
Leading with joy: integrating mindfulness and entrepreneurialism as your growth mindset for 2024
16.00 - 17.00 UK time
This session is designed for entrepreneurs who aspire to transform their reality and lead with impactful change in the realms of business, society, and personal life by creating, experiencing, and ultimately 'Leading with Joy'. Marty demonstrates that as we step into the Web3 era, our approach and skills as entrepreneurs and leaders must evolve. It's time to pivot towards intention-led leadership, moving beyond mere purpose. This shift is rooted in a practical application of mindfulness in everything we do. In the session Marty will co-create a blueprint for growth in 2024 and beyond, one that is centred around the profound 'Joy' that has the power to reshape life, as well as the everyday 'joys' that sprinkle wonder into our daily routines. Explore Marty’s podcast in advance of the session by searching ‘Leading with Joy’ on all major podcast platforms.
Marty Zalewski, Impact-focused global venture leader, author, podcast host and speaker.
Careers reimagined: from conventions to pioneers
18.00 -19.00 UK time
This panel session will inspire, inform, and motivate by providing insights into how you can forge innovative and unique career journeys. Hear from UK alumni who have successfully embraced non-traditional career paths, gain a deeper understanding of the evolving job market and the confidence to consider alternative career choices.
Chaired by Riedwaan Fakier, Digital Access Officer, British High Commission.
Cherubim Mawuli Amenyedor, Founder of Strimpe, Adanna Enwezor, Founder, African Hair Summit, Rose Nzyoka, Country Representative - Kenya, Palladium.
Gender equality: dismantling the glass ceiling
20.00 - 21.00 UK time
What are the cultural and societal factors in Latin America that act as barriers to women in the workplace? Are there policies and initiatives that have been successful in promoting gender equality and breaking the glass ceiling? Women CEOs and senior leaders from across Latin America reflect on how they empower others to thrice in the workplace, sharing their insights and advice for young leaders.
Chaired by Diana Daste, Cultural Engagement Lead, British council.
Minerva Ledezma-Martinez, Professor at Tecnologico de Monterrey, Julieth Sanclemente, Senior Competition Lawyer, Adriana Maldonado Jíménez, General Secretary, Chevening Alumni Mexico, Solange Paredes Moscosso, Postdoctoral Researcher, Universidad de San Martin de Porres.