Foundation & Friends podcast: Inspiring Inclusion with Sparta Global

by Mar 6, 2024Awards alumni, Awareness Raising, Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, Foundation Collective, News, Podcasts, Princess Royal Training Awards

Here at City & Guilds, our purpose is helping people, organisations and economies develop their skills for growth. Through our Foundation, we act as a catalyst for this work, by helping remove barriers to getting a job, celebrating best practice on the job and advocating for jobs of the future.

Through this monthly podcast, we hope to bring together people from across our diverse foundation networks. The ambition is that this podcast will serve as an educational platform, a source of inspiration, a community hub and a tool for personal and professional empowerment.

Listeners who are passionate about skills development and committed to growth. This is aimed at employers, learners, skills development partners, learning and development connects.

In this very first episode, ahead of International Womens’ Day (#IWD2024), host Cecilia Harvey, Chief Operating Officer City & Guilds, invites Gaia Caruso, Head of ED&I Sparta Global to discuss female leadership within the technology sector.

Sparta Global, a provider of business and technology training and careers for emerging talent, were one of the esteemed winners of the Princess Royal Training Awards 2021, in recognition for deploying an innovative approach to help employees across hiring, training, engagement and employment develop their use of inclusive language and keep on top of using it in a considerate, constructive and empowering way.

They were also awarded special commendations for demonstrating a significant commitment to inclusion and diversity and developing and delivering best practice in training.

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