What to expect?
Is your organisation participating in the Inclusive Top 50 UK Employers (IT50) Index 2021/22? Ever wondered what makes a good submission? Then this workshop could be valuable to you… With submissions closing on 20th August, this is a prime opportunity to learn more from those who have been there and done it!
Conscious Inclusion Leader & Judge for the Inclusive Top 50 UK Employers, Jiten Patel, will be joined by Inclusive Companies Ambassador and Head of D&I at Lancashire Constabulary, Rozila Kana, to deliver an interactive, dynamic workshop to help you embark on your IT50 journey. Utilising their own insight and knowledge, our facilitators will answer key questions and provide practical advice. During this session, Jiten & Rozila will…
- Share why the Inclusive Top 50 UK Employers List is important
- Provide examples of successful employers – the do’s & don’ts
- Host breakout rooms allowing the audience to interact and explore gaps in an unsuccessful submission
- Analyse Lancashire Constabulary’s Case Study – The UK’s 4th Most Inclusive Employer
- Host a Q&A session to answer all of your vital questions
Jiten Patel, ACIB. Jiten is a recognised Conscious Inclusion thought leader, an award-winning Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion strategist and practitioner, a published author and blogger about maximising Inclusion through diversity. He has developed specific expertise in the fields of consciously inclusive leadership, race and anti-racism, cognitive biases and microaggressions, stereotype threat, structural privilege, consciously inclusive strategic planning and operational implementation.
Jiten started out in Financial Services where he worked in commercial banking, international trade finance, corporate relationship management, treasury operations, project management and finally in Equality and Diversity. Jiten is also the author of ‘Demystifying Diversity’, which was described by People Management magazine as, “…a welcome addition to the Inclusivity debate [and] an invaluable introduction to a topic that is often presented in academic terms”.
Rozila has worked for Lancashire Constabulary since 1999. She has held a number of posts in policing including Diversity Officer where she was instrumental in tackling hate crime, honour crime as well as developing relationships between the police service, key stakeholders and communities. Upon her return to Lancashire Constabulary in 2015 from London, Rozila joined the Futures Team to deliver structured, innovative change. She has now been appointed as the Diversity and Inclusion Manager for the force. Rozila also has an additional role as Public Relations/Media Lead for the National Black Police Association and is the national tactical lead for Black, Asian, Afro-Caribbean and Minority Ethnic Women in Policing.
During her time with the police, Rozila has received various commendations and awards including Justice Awards from Lancashire Criminal Justice Board for outstanding contribution to delivery of justice in Lancashire. In 2009, she received an award from Lancashire Constabulary for outstanding delivery of policing. In 2011 during her time in London, Rozila received an award for promoting social cohesion from the National Association of Muslim Police Officers. In 2012, she received a commemorative medal from 10 Downing Street for helping to deliver a safe and secure Olympics 2012. In September 2020, she received a Divisional Commanders commendation for her work towards inclusion and diversity.