HR Insights - The Podcast. Series 1: 2020 Inclusion & Diversity Trends

Emily Ramji

By Emily Ramji


We are pleased to bring you the first guest episode of HR Insights - The Podcast, where our host Emily Ramji is chatting to Sasha Scott.

Sasha founded her business, Inclusive Group, almost 20 years ago and she's personally known as a thought leader around inclusion, diversity and workplace culture. Sasha has worked with over 350,000 professionals across multiple sectors, from airlines to luxury brands to law firms. In today’s episode Sasha shares her perspective on the latest definitions for both inclusion and diversity and discusses global I&D trends for 2020.

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Key timestamps:

3.30: Sasha, how and why did you first get into diversity?

5.06: Did you go and work for somebody else within the diversity or more the training and development space or did you immediately go out on your own?

7.10: Do you have any advice for anyone who may be listening, that's looking right now to move into the diversity and inclusion area?

8.26: What do you look back on for 2019 and think really would summarise the current trends that we’re experiencing at the moment? 1

2.10: What is inclusion in your words? And how would you explain that to different levels of an organisation?

13.53: How about diversity, again in your words, what do we mean by that?

19.31: Is there a right way round of putting the 'D' and the 'I'?

21.26: Are there any particular organisations or sectors that you feel are really spearheading work around, particularly, inclusion?

25.23: How else would you describe your approach to work at Inclusive Group? How would you define you typically work with your client organisations?

27.14: What are some examples of inclusive behaviour, particularly at the leadership level?

31.21: What advice would you give at the level of the organisation?