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Meet the speakers

Cynthia V Davis

CEO & Founder. BAME Recruitment/Diversifying.io

Cynthia V Davis is a multi-award winning founder and Chief Executive of Diversity and Inclusion consultancy firm, BAME Recruitment and also a Tech Leader for purpose led Digital Career Platform, www.Diversifying.io

Cynthia has over 20 years’ experience at senior level, a specialist in identifying diverse talent and understanding their barriers. Cynthia witnessed first-hand the challenges and barriers facing those from an ethnic minority and under -represented background and the lack of equal access to opportunities. She decided to do something about it and set up her own recruitment consultancy company 4 years ago, BAME Recruitment. Cynthia has worked within and recruited for some of the best known corporate, public and private sector organisations for Senior Executive/C-suite positions up to Board Level where she continues to challenge the status quo.

She has won numerous awards and received both national and international recognition for her entrepreneurship and determination to champion and campaign for a fairer and just society. She is Chair of the Board for a Children’s Literacy Charity, POP Up Projects and a fellow of St George's College Leadership Fellowship, Windsor and a Fellow of Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce (FRSA).

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Seminars

13:10-13:40

Day 1 – 16 October 2019

Keynote

Diversity in leadership

Key focus of this session will look at the current landscape of leaders within organisations, lack of visible role model from a diverse background and the role women entrepreneurs now play in becoming visible leaders and challenging the status quo.

Seminar timetable