Black Heritage in Business
Virtual Event

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17th November

Headline Partner

The Event

“Even though black people make up more than 3% of the population (GOV.UK, 2020), just 1.5% of top bosses at UK companies are black (Business in the Community, 2020)”.

Sign ups for this event are now CLOSED.

But not to worry! You can still join the event here any time between 12-6pm on 17th November.

Agenda

Day One

12:00 - 12:15pm

Welcome and Introductions

A warm welcome from Ali Lindsay, Co-founder of RateMyPlacement.co.uk and Anthony Francis, Senior Manager at Lloyds Banking Group.  They'll also be time at the end to head over to the employers in their booths.

12:15 - 12:45pm

"Glass ceilings and broken ladders" - University of Law (Headline Supporter)

This talk will discuss three main issues that black students face at both higher education and in employment, and what the University of Law is doing to tackle them. 

1:05 - 1:35pm

"Choose a Career With a Choice" - J.P. Morgan (Silver Partner)

J.P. Morgan is one of the most respected financial institutions in the world – which is why we can offer you an outstanding career.

1:55 - 2:25pm

"My PwC Career Journey" PwC (Silver Partner)

Hear from Karen Brandt a Senior Associate Insight Analyst at PwC. She will be sharing her experience at PwC as a Black Heritage Colleague along with her career journey to date.

2:25 - 3:00pm

Talk to employers in their booths

This is your opportunity to talk directly to employers and ask any burning questions you may have.

3:00 - 3:30pm

“Be You, Feel Good and Keep Growing at GSK” - GSK

Learn about life and the culture at GSK - a science-led global healthcare company with a special purpose to help people do more, feel better, live longer.

3:50 - 4:20pm

"Sage Early Careers: Where Everybody’s Welcome" - Sage

Tune in to get an insight into a day in the life of two Sage graduates, plus hear how one of Sage's managers climbed their way up the ladder.

4:40 - 5:10pm

"Why diversity is a priority on our agenda" - BDO

Hear from the Early in Careers team about opportunities available to YOU and why diversity is a priority on their agenda.

5:30 - 6:00pm

RateMyPlacement Panel Discussion

Get your questions at the ready for a live panel discussion with grads and interns from some of the UK's best student employers.

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