2021 WiFA D&I Forum
What's next for D&I: The importance of D&I Sincerity and Belonging.
Following the response we received from our WiFA network together with the input of D&I experts, the 2021 D&I Forum will focus on What's next for Diversity & Inclusion: The importance of D&I Sincerity and Belonging.
Our headline speaker and corporate panel will deepen the conversion around the future of work, leadership and how companies are evolving to stay ahead. During the forum you will hear more from leading organisations on how they are developing stronger company cultures and the lessons learned from the past 18-24 months.
Date: 22 April 2021, Thursday
Time: 12-2 pm
Format: Virtual Platform, On24
12pm - 12.15pm
Event Opening by WiFA and event host LSEG
12.15pm - 12.50pm
Expert Chat with Lale Kesebi, CEO of Human at Work moderated by Marie Swarbreck, Founder of FLEXimums
12.50pm - 1.50pm
Corporate panel representing 4 business leaders and D&I professionals:
- Deirdre Murphy, SVP HR at Schneider Electric
- Greg Thompson, Head of Equities Operations, Asia Pacific at Goldman Sachs
- Jessie Pak, Head of Asia Pacific, Investment Solutions at LSEG (London Stock Exchange Group) and Managing Director, Asia Pacific FTSE Russell
- Olivia Wong, Group Head of Diversity & Inclusion at Swire
Moderated by Philly Apthorpe, Managing Director, Head of Marketing and Events APAC, Brand & Communications at BNP Paribas
1.50pm - 2.00pm
Event Closing by WiFA
Lale Kesebi, Founder of Human At Work
An enlightening conversation with strategy and transformation expert, Lale Kesebi, focusing on the future of work, leadership and how companies are evolving.
Our corporate panel representing business leaders and D&I professionals from 4 leading organisations share on how they adapt to the new D&I landscape and rethink paradigms, the importance of aligning D&I goals and strategies as well as reflecting on particular situations in order to identify related room for improvement.
Philly Apthorpe, Managing Director, Head of Marketing and Events APAC, Brand & Communications, BNP Paribas
The virtual Forum attracts over 200 attendees from across the WiFA network, sponsor companies and the wider network. The event is promoted across our website, social media channels and via our sponsors.
Link to the online forum will be sent to registrants a few days prior to event. A reminder email with login details will be sent one hour prior the event. Please take note.
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CEO of Human at Work
SVP HR - Industrial Automation at Schneider Electric
Head of Equities Operations, Asia Pacific at Goldman Sachs
Head of Asia Pacific, Investment Solutions at London Stock Exchange Group
Group Head of Diversity & Inclusion at John Swire & Sons (H.K.) Ltd
Managing Director, Head of Marketing and Events APAC, Brand & Communications at BNP Paribas
Founder of Fleximums