Essential Workers, Mental Health and COVID-19

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion | 8th February 2022 | 13:45 – 15:00

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion
8th February 2022 | 13:45 – 15:00

The COVID-19 pandemic has once again revealed the deep inequality when it comes to housing and healthcare for communities of colour.

The social and economic impact has been dire, and it serves to undo much of the progress that our society is trying to bring about as we strive for greater equality.

At the same time, we’ve seen that the essential workers who have put their lives on the frontline during this pandemic have been disproportionately pulled from ethnic minorities. This double-sided impact is broad and far-reaching, and it needs to be rectified.

In this roundtable discussion we’re going to tackle this difficult topic head-on and work on developing some actionable solutions that we can take forward to make improvement. We’ll talk about mental health, hiring practices, community initiatives, and much more. We hope you’ll join us to add your voice to the cause.

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Tanya Carter FCIPD Chief People Officer, East London NHS Foundation Trust

Tanya has Human Resource management experience spanning over 20 years within a number of public sector organisations.

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Marjorie James FCIPD Group Director of People, YMCA St Paul's Group

Marjorie is an Executive Director, HR professional with over 25 years of experience. She is passionate about creating organisations.

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Dr. Shaun Davis Global Director of Compliance & Sustainability, Royal Mail

One of a relatively small number of Chartered Directors and a Fellow of The Institute of Directors Shaun has a wide portfolio of responsibilities across the Royal Mail Group.

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Abi Jacobs Director of Strategic Partnerships, L&Q

Abi is an all-round senior manager with over 15 years in strategic partnering, construction and the affordable housing sector.

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Date: 8th February 2022

Time: 13:45 – 15:00

Venue: Online

If you would like to register your interest to attend the roundtable please click the link below.