Achieving Racial Equality in Wales Digital Conference

Published: 22 October 2021
Please note, this article has expired

Senedd Insight’s ‘Achieving Racial Equality in Wales Digital Conference: Access, Representation and Workplace Inclusion’
Broadcast live – Friday 22 October 2021 from 9.30am – 3.35pm

The conference will explore the Welsh Government’s ambition for an anti-racist Wales by 2030, the Race Equality Action Plan (REAP) and how public, private and third sector organisations can create anti-racist workplaces.

You will learn how to increase access to employment, drive ethnic representation in the workplace and foster cultures of belonging.

Confirmed speakers:

  • Professor Emmanuel Ogbonna, Professor of Management and Organisation & Co-Chair, Cardiff University & Race Equality Action Plan Wales (REAP);
  • Usha Ladwa-Thomas, Policy Official and Adviser on Race Equality, Welsh Government;
  • Humie Webbe, Strategic Equality and Diversity Lead, National Federation for Training Wales;
  • Tanya Nash, Head of Policy, Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, Public Services Ombudsman for Wales;
  • Lesley Richard, Head of Wales, CIPD;
  • Andrea Cleaver, Chief Executive Officer, Welsh Refugee Council;
  • Abyd Quinn-Aziz, Social Work Programme Director and Steering Group Member, Cardiff University & Race Alliance Wales;
  • Dr Hade Turkmen, Research Partner, Chwarae Teg

Benefits of attending:

  • Embed anti-racism across organisations to combat discrimination, disparities and negative employee experiences;
  • Adopt a data-led EDI approach to make progress of racial equality targets and goals;
  • Improve the accessibility of working opportunities to increase the diversity of candidate pools;
  • Practice inclusive recruitment to drive ethnic minority representation throughout the organisation;
  • Create inclusive workplaces to foster cultures of diversity, allyship and belonging.

You can download their agenda here

You can book your place here

Pay online and receive a further 10% off.


  • Third Sector Support Wales
  • Welsh Government
  • Investing in Volunteers
  • Quality in Befriending
  • Cyber essentials
  • Cynnig Cymraeg
  • Cultural Competence Silver Award