Karin Woodley

EiDA16 Winner Lifetime Achiever Award Karin Woodley has 30 years’ of chief executive experience in public-facing charities tackling social and cultural injustice and inequality. Currently Chief Executive of Cambridge House, a South London charity tackling poverty and social injustice; Karin is … Read More

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Mohammed Zafran

EiDA16 Winner Diversity Champion Award for Charity Sector Mohammed (known as Zaf) works at South and City College Birmingham, and is the Founder of All 4 Youth & Community CIC. As popularly broadcasted over UK, his inspiration to set this up … Read More

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Family Mosaic

EiDA16 Shortlisted Nominee Diverse Company Award for Charity Sector Family Mosaic is a not for profit, independent housing association serving more than 45,000 people; making them one of the largest housing providers in London, Essex and the Southeast. As an … Read More

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Katie Shaw

EiDA16 Shortlisted Nominee Employee of the Year Award Katie is well known across the region for the positive impact she has made to numerous people’s lives through her active support. She is driven by a simple desire – to ensure … Read More

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The University of Manchester

EiDA16 Shortlisted Nominee Diverse Company Award for Education Sector The University of Manchester strives to be an employer of choice and aims to have an environment so inclusive that all staff and students can flourish and feel valued. As the … Read More

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Shirley Farthing

EiDA16 Winner Diversity Champion Award for Public Sector Shirley has worked in the field of Deaf communication and care for many years and to an exceptional level. In recent years, she has been influencing at regional, national and international levels. Her … Read More

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EiDA16 Winner Best Diversity Resource Award A key Government department setting an excellent example across the whole of Government and influencing the wider Civil Service. HMRC wants its workforce to be representative of modern Britain and the public it serves. Its … Read More


Jiten Patel

EiDA16 Shortlisted Nominee Head of Diversity & Inclusion Award A company director and currently the Acting Head of Equality, Diversity and Information Rights at The Open University, Jiten’s background is in Financial Services. He continues to make a significant impact … Read More

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EiDA16 Shortlisted Nominee Diverse Company Award for Private Sector Asda is one of the UK’s leading retailers, with over 165,000 dedicated colleagues, 640 stores and 26 depots nationwide. Employing a diverse team helps Asda to understand its customers better, resulting in … Read More


Rev. Chris Howson

EiDA16 Shortlisted Nominee Diversity Champion Award for Education Sector Chris joined the University of Sunderland three years ago as the University Chaplain with the specific objective of bringing together the diverse student population and connecting them with the outside world. … Read More

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