Events

Sep, 3 6:30 AM CEST
Stage 1
Keynote

From Diversity to Inclusion – Perspectives from Australia

Speakers
Lisa Annese CEO at Diversity Council Australia
Kostiantyn Gridin Organizer at Global Inclusion Online Forum
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Sep, 3 7:00 AM CEST
Stage 1
Panel Discussion

COVID-19 Pandemic: A Boost or a Barrier to Greater Inclusion Around the World?

  • How the COVID-19 pandemic impacts inclusion

  • Can inclusion be a solution to COVID-19 crisis?

  • Flexible and remote working as inclusion-enhancing opportunities

Speakers
Roy Gluckman Director at Cohesion Collective
Chike Ukaegbu Lead Executive of Startup52, President & Co-founder of Re:LIFE
Div Pillay CEO of MindTribes, Co-Founder of Culturally Diverse Workforces
Alisha Fernando Head of Diversity & Inclusion (APAC) at Bloomberg LP
Jamaal Brathwaite Founder & CEO at Jobseekrs®
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Sep, 3 8:00 AM CEST
Stage 2
Panel Discussion

Inclusive Infrastructure vs Inclusive Culture — Chicken and Egg Problem?

  • Where does the inclusion start: from culture or infrastructure?

  • What should be the role of government, private sector, NGOs, and individuals?

  • Is there a difference in how the developed and developing countries should address the inclusion challenge?


Speakers
Maritza T. Adonis, J.D., MCIArb MTA Visions Global CSR & Gov't Relations, CEO, MTA Center for Advocacy, Leadership, and Entrepreneurship (MTA-CALE), Acting Executive Director of Professional Development (moderator)
Monika Navandar Founder and Chief D&I Consultant at NeoSeven Solutions
Bobby Umar CEO of DYPB — Discover Your Personal Brand
Anoushka Gungadin Founder of GlobalCQ, CEO of Australia India Chamber of Commerce
Andreas Beavor Co-Founder and Consultant at Urban Emerge, Urban Innovation/Smart City Solutions Specialist for China at N-Services Consulting
Juliet Bourke Partner, Human Capital at Deloitte Australia
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Sep, 3 9:00 AM CEST
Stage 1
Panel Discussion

Religious Inclusion: What Corporations Can Do to Create an Inclusive Workplace for Multi-Faith Teams?

  • Building a religiously inclusive work culture: challenges and solutions

  • How to create a psychologically safe workplace for employees of different faiths and beliefs

  • How to improve understanding and the importance of delivering religiously inclusive communications within the team


Speakers
Anthony Peterson Diversity/Inclusion, Ethics, Religion Coach, Consultant at people3, Inc
Taz Latif Diversity & Inclusion Consultant
Shelly Christensen Speaker, Author, Consultant at Inclusion Innovations, Acceptance and Inclusion Month-Co-Founder at Jewish Disability Awareness
Harinder Singh Co-founder and Senior Fellow at Sikh Research Institute, Co-founder of Panjab Digital Library
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Sep, 4 11:50 AM CEST

Organizer's intro for the 2nd day

Speakers
Kostiantyn Gridin Organizer at Global Inclusion Online Forum
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Sep, 4 12:00 PM CEST
Stage 1
Keynote

How to Build a Disability-Inclusive Corporate Culture?

Speakers
Marisa Hamamoto & Adelfo Cerame JR. Founder & Dancer at Infinite Flow – An Inclusive Dance Company
Kostiantyn Gridin Organizer at Global Inclusion Online Forum
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Sep, 4 12:30 PM CEST
Stage 1
Keynote

Transgender Inclusion Into an Unfriendly Corporate World

The talk with our speaker will be focused on what management teams can do to improve their non-discrimination policies, develop infrastructure, provide training and improve medical insurances, all while ensuringe everyone has a right to privacy and confidentiality.


Speakers
Katlego K Kolanyane-Kesupile Director at Kat Kai Kol-Kes International
Kostiantyn Gridin Organizer at Global Inclusion Online Forum
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Sep, 4 1:00 PM CEST
Stage 1
Panel Discussion

Dismantling Stereotypes: How to Cultivate Empathy and Inclusion via Technology

  • How to attract and retain diverse and highly skilled talent by creating a truly inclusive workplace for all colleagues
  • How to create supportive environments within organizations
  • How to use technology to build empathy and understanding
Speakers
Bianca Ghose Chief Storyteller and Member of Diversity Council at Wipro Limited
Ayumi Moore Aoki Founder & CEO of Women in Tech and Social Brain, Senator at WBAF (World Business Angels Investment Forum)
Frances West Founder & Advisor at FrancesWestCo, Author of Authentic Inclusion™ Drives Disruptive Innovation
Niarchos Pabalis Director of Global Diversity & Inclusion at Wikimedia Foundation
Shavon Lindley CEO and Co-Founder at ion Learning
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Sep, 4 1:00 PM CEST
Startup Pitch Stage
Startup Pitch Contest

Presentation of Finalists from the Cohort 1

Meet the six startup finalists of the GIOF Startup Pitch Contest.



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Sep, 4 2:00 PM CEST
Stage 2
Panel Discussion

Creating an Organizational Culture that Values Inclusive Leadership

  • How to identify the right leadership skills to align with a business-oriented diversity strategy
  • How to move away from a focus on “diversity” towards a focus on “inclusion”
  • How to implement values at the top that flow on to the entire workforce
Speakers
Bernardo Ferdman Founder & Principal at Ferdman Consulting
Rebecca C. Hershey Director of Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion at Human Rights Campaign
Lauren Aguilar Founder & Head of Diversity & Inclusion at Forshay
Zaheer Ahmad Head of Strategic Delivery - Diversity & Inclusiveness at EY
Putri Realita Global Diversity & Inclusion Lead at Danone
Cristina Santos Head of Inclusion & Diversity, Total Well-Being and EEO, N.A. at Sanofi
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