Facilitation of an equity, diversity and inclusion (EDI) training workshop for ZSL’s Project SIARC, with the aim of building capacity and developing best practice guidelines for the Project.
Apr 2022, Sawsan Khuri. EDI is at the heart of innovation. We worked with a large organisation to establish a strategy for embedding equality, diversity and inclusion in their culture.
Jan 2022., Sawsan Khuri. ‘Take Your Shoes Off First’ is a term used by Julia Freeland in the book and podcast of the same name. The powerful idea is to identify our own beliefs and put them aside before trying to understand another person’s perspective. In her fifth podcast, Julia discusses this concept with Sawsan Khuri and how we use it in our innovation interventions.
Academic disciplines have different linguistic norms, progression requirements and cultures. Collaborative research projects are smoother, more productive and fruitful when these differences are understood by all parties.
Women and minorities are still underrepresented at tech events – why is this and how can we encourage more inclusive engagement?