Leading through Black Lives Matter

by Nov 5, 2021Events, Inclusion & diversity

This Black History Month, we invited diversity and inclusion experts from our network to discuss the impact of the Black Lives Matter movement in our organisations.

Listen to the conversation for powerful insights on:

  1. Leading in a seismic shift
  2. Sustaining the impact of Black Lives Matter
  3. Dealing with narratives of wokeness
  4. Critical leadership styles and qualities
  5. Blind spots to watch out

Event speakers

Professor Nelarine Cornelius
Nelarine Cornelius CCIPD, FRSA, AFBPsS, CPsychol, FBAM, FCIM, PFHEA, FAcSS
Professor of Organisation Studies, Associate Dean, People, Culture and Inclusion Member, Centre for Research in Equality and Diversity (CRED) Queen Mary, University of London
Dr Ann Limb CBE DL
Dr. Ann Limb CBE DL FRSA FCGI FCFE
Chair of the City and Guilds of London Institute.
Morenike Ajayi MBA, FCPFA
Director of Corporate Services at Gravesend Churches Housing Association.
Trustee and Chair of the Finance Committee at London Youth.
Founder of Career Nuggets.

Full recording: leadership post-Black Lives Matter

Quick insights

Short of time? Watch these clips on specific topics taken from the session.

Clip 1: Black Lives Matter – a seismic shift

Listen to this extract for insights on:

  • Black Lives Matter: a seismic shift
  • What does it take to lead post-BLM?

Clip 2: What is good leadership?

Listen to this extract for insights on:

  • What is good leadership in organisations?
  • How can we sustain the impact of the Black Lives Matter movement?

Clip 3: Narratives of wokeness

Listen to this extract for insights on:

  • How to lead well through Black Lives Matter
  • Navigating the narratives of wokeness

Clip 4: What leadership styles have emerged?

Listen to this extract for insights on:

  • What leadership styles and qualities have emerged as critical to success
  • What does this mean for leadership and governance?

Clip 5: What blind spots must leaders avoid?

Listen to this extract for insights on:

  • What blind spots must leaders avoid?
  • Thoughts on merit and progression
  • The importance of clear rules for progression

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