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DWF Diversity Week 2020

14 September 2020
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Diversity Week is an annual event at DWF that highlights our commitment to inclusion. 

Diversity and inclusion permeate all aspects of our business. Our efforts are a result of our people who continually live our values, actively champion and advocate for positive change and have the power to make a difference no matter where we are in the world.

Diversity Week 2020 provided an excellent opportunity for our people to reflect on recent achievements; showcase our inclusion initiatives and take time to gain new perspectives on our lives and others around us.

Here are some of the key highlights

Diversity Week 2020 

Our online event programme covered issues including anti-racism, neurodiversity, the gender pay gap and inclusion and we were delighted to be joined by author and anti-racism activist, Sophie Williams and former English test cricketer, Michael Carberry, who discussed the challenges he has faced and increasing diversity in the sporting industry.

Please take a look at the series of blogs from DWF people below who have also shared their experiences on diversity, inclusion and belonging. 

For more information about diversity and inclusion, please contact Sarah Charlesworth

Diversity & inclusion
At DWF we aim to create an inclusive environment where you can bring your whole self to work and enable our diversity to truly flourish. Find out more
   

Read our Diversity Week blogs

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Diversity and inclusion matters

Caroline Colliston explores how the right approach to diversity at work instils pride in employees and provides long term benefits for businesses. 

 
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Why doing the right thing is good for business

Craig Chaplin takes a look at the challenge for businesses to be truly diverse and inclusive. 

 
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Do I disrupt to (potentially not) progress?

Trainee lawyer Ayaz Saboor discusses the importance of speaking up on the topics of race and ethnicity.

 
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Women and COVID-19

First sexism, then COVID-19! Associate and passionate advocate for diversity and inclusion, Leah Glover discusses the challenges specifically faced by women during the pandemic.

 
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Press release

Seema Bains among HERoes 100 List

Seema Bains, Head of the Diversity and Inclusion Leadership Group and newly appointed Partner Director*, at global legal business, DWF, is named in the 2020 "HERoes 100 Women Executives List."
 

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