EiDA16 Shortlisted Nominee Diverse Company Award for Public Sector Operating on an international stage to deliver a variety of effects, the RAF employs 35,000 uniformed personnel across over 50 countries. They have worked tirelessly for many years to change their internal culture, and have been successful in establishing an inclusive way of thinking and working in… Continue reading RAF

Anna Kennedy

EiDA16 Shortlisted Nominee Diversity Champion Award for Education Sector Anna re-mortgaged her own house to set up a school for autistic children after her two autistic sons were turned away from mainstream education. She has now expanded support for those with autism to include two specialist schools, a Vocational College for 45 adults and a… Continue reading Anna Kennedy

Freedom To Donate

EiDA16 Shortlisted Nominee Diversity Marketing Campaign Award In less than a year, FreedomToDonate has gone from one person’s desire to repay the donor who saved his Grandfather’s life, to a national, cross party, popular campaign engaging key stakeholders and influencers at the highest levels of politics. The campaign has already secured the backing of 30… Continue reading Freedom To Donate

Orbit Group

EiDA16 Shortlisted Nominee Diverse Company Award for Housing Sector With almost 50 years’ experience, Orbit’s one of the largest housing groups in the UK, with over 1,200 employees and 39,000 homes in the Midlands, East, South East and London. The heart of Orbit is its people, providing specialist services to improve the social, economic and environmental… Continue reading Orbit Group

Modupe Adefala

EiDA16 Shortlisted Nominee Employee of the Year Award Modupe is Manager of Religious Affairs at Campsfield House (Immigration Removal Centre) leading the multi-faith, multicultural and multilingual Chaplaincy Team of 7. The Centre has grown in capacity from 252 to 282, representing 10 different religious affiliations, 43 nationalities and 25 languages. In 2015, she was appointed… Continue reading Modupe Adefala

Mott MacDonald – Advance Network

EiDA16 Shortlisted Nominee Outstanding Diversity Network Award Mott MacDonald Advance Network is a great example of best practice. The employee network was started as a grassroots movement by staff passionate about EDI. Through engagement with senior leaders, and supported by an evidence based business case, the network was created and funding secured. Advance has ten… Continue reading Mott MacDonald – Advance Network

Victoria Silverman

EiDA16 Shortlisted Nominee Diversity Champion Award for Private Sector Victoria is an award-winning communications lead with a background in journalism, PR, internal communications and corporate storytelling. Currently at Thomson Reuters, her role is to engage an audience of 54,000 employees in 100+ countries. Victoria has helped raise employee Pulse survey scores in 14 of 25… Continue reading Victoria Silverman

St Mungo’s

EiDA16 Winner Diverse Company Award for Charity Sector St Mungo’s is a homelessness charity and housing association which places clients at the very heart of its work, believing in their potential and supporting them to rebuild their lives. Their vision is that everyone has a place to call home and can fulfil their hopes and ambitions.… Continue reading St Mungo’s

Ann Norris

EiDA16 Shortlisted Nominee Lifetime Achiever Award Ann has spent over 60 years working and volunteering in the disability field, and despite retiring in 2003 currently works as an External Verifier for NOCN’s new programme Pathways to Adulthood; a pioneering programme to help young people with learning difficulties to become as independent as possible. Ann has… Continue reading Ann Norris

The University of Aberdeen

EiDA16 Shortlisted Nominee Diverse Company Award for Education Sector The University of Aberdeen was founded in 1495 making this educational establishment Scotland’s 3rd oldest, and the UK’s 5th oldest university. Based in the North East of Scotland the university is research based with a strong emphasis on excellence in learning and teaching. As a University,… Continue reading The University of Aberdeen