Importance of challenging gender stereotypes and bias within education.
Helping children of all ages and all genders find inspiration and courage from diverse women role models is key to education. Teaching children and young adolescents to actively question and openly challenge stereotypes and bias is important because it helps forge a more inclusive world. It is for this reason that during the recent celebrations for International Women’s Day that an important collaboration with Puffin Schools.
Staffline achieve Bronze Diversity Mark Accreditation
Staffline has been awarded the prestigious Bronze Diversity Mark Accreditation, marking its firm commitment to promoting greater gender equality and parity in the workplace. As one of the leading recruitment firms across Ireland, Staffline has a 56% female senior leadership team and an impressive 68% of females in management roles.
Exploristics awarded Silver Diversity Mark Accreditation
Huge congratulations to Exploristics who have been awarded the Silver Diversity Mark in recognition of the milestones they have met and their ongoing commitment to increasing equality, diversity and inclusion in the workplace. Aiden Flynn, Exploristics CEO said “I am thrilled that Exploristics has received this award. It is a testament to the dedication of our team….”
New Chartermark collaboration to deliver D&I excellence across NI and beyond
Diversity Mark and Legal Island, two leading all-Ireland certification bodies, have joined forces to deliver a sole accreditation recognising diversity and inclusion (D&I) excellence in the workplace. A response to the growing demand for independent D&I accreditation in the pandemic era, the newly-formed Chartermark will enable organisations to establish targets and milestones on their path to greater inclusion.
Danske Bank launches new Diversity and Inclusion policy
Danske Bank has launched a new Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) policy during its first ever D&I Spotlight Week, in a sign of its commitment to creating a workplace in which all colleagues truly feel that they belong. During D&I Spotlight Week, Danske colleagues learned more about the Bank’s commitment to D&I, about the support systems in place, and about the ambitions of the Bank’s colleague-led affinity networks.
“Making Tech More Inclusive” in partnership with Deloitte
Thank you to everyone who attended our latest Industry Peer Event, “Making Tech More Inclusive” in partnership with Deloitte. Within the 1hr virtual session we explored Deloitte’s strategies for getting more women into technology roles. We heard from five inspirational speakers, on their journeys both inside and outside Deloitte, and how they have been breaking down the stereotypes that society has attached to tech roles.
Diversity Mark and Boardroom Apprentice Industry Peer Event
Diversity Mark recently hosted an Industry Peer Event in collaboration with Boardroom Apprentice. Within the one-hour session we heard from founder Eileen Mullan and thrilled to have been joined by the following Boardroom Apprentice participants Jo McGinley, David Johnston and Adriana Morvaiova who shared their own journeys. The event was finished up with our Head of Business Nuala Murphy hosting an insightful Q&A Session.
“To drive change, companies need to invest deeply in all aspects of diversity, equity, and inclusion.”
Nuala Murphy our interim Head of Business at Diversity Mark chats to Sync NI about her journey, the organisation and the importance of diversity and inclusion in business. Nuala highlights the challenges that companies can come across, shares key findings and provides guidance for organisations wanting to get started on their Diversity and Inclusion journey but don’t know where to begin.
Bronze Diversity Mark Accreditation awarded to Mills Selig
Congratulations to Mills Selig who have been awarded the Bronze Diversity Mark in recognition of the law firm’s ongoing commitment to gender equality. The local law firm which specialises in all matters of corporate law received the award following an independent assessment process which reviewed and evaluated their commitment to advancing diversity and inclusion.
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