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Gender Equality in the Workplace: Best Practice from the North East

September 26 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Diversity and inclusion is the #1 HR practice with the highest impact on business performance but 62% of people don’t know how to act on gender diversity.

We’ve teamed up with Invest Newcastle to bring you Gender Equality in the Workplace: Best Practice from the North East. We’re thrilled to have the newly elected mayor for the North of Tyne Combined Authority, Jamie Driscoll, speaking for us at the opening of the event. We’ll be hosting a panel discussion including amazing guests from three regional businesses which will be chaired by Jamie Hardesty, Community Engagement Manager of Tech Nation. Our panellists will be sharing best practice, war stories and challenges they’ve faced.

Everyone is welcome.

What to expect:

10:00 – 10:30am – Arrival and refreshments

10:30 – 11:00am – Introductions from 50:50 and NewcastleGateshead Initiative

11:00 – 12:00noon – Opening introduction from Jamie Driscoll, North of Tyne Mayor. Followed by a panel discussion including:

Chaired by Jamie Hardesty, Community Engagement Manager, Tech Nation.

12:00 – 1:00pm – Networking with a light lunch.


About 50:50

Our 50:50 mission is to achieve gender equality in the workplace.

We help companies get the gender balance right through our specialist training and consultancy support. This improves recruitment, retention and reputation – it makes for a better, more profitable businesses. To find out more, visit: 5050future.co.uk


About Invest Newcaste

Invest Newcastle helps businesses to locate, expand and flourish here in Newcastle. We provide a range of support services for existing businesses and potential investors, making it easy to realise your ambitions for growth. To find out more, visit: https://investnewcastle.com/


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