Guest Speaker: Sam Cooper-Gray, Global Chair of HSBC Balance
Wednesday 8th March, International Women's Day. Our guest speaker is Sam Cooper-Gray, Global Chair of HSBC Balance, an employee resource group with more than 44,000 members worldwide, set up to support and drive gender diversity in the workplace.
International Women's Day 2017 is asking the world to #BeBoldForChange and Sam will discuss how businesses in Jersey can make simple changes designed to forge a better working world, and why they should embrace diversity for the sake of the bottom line.
Sam's speech will cover:
- What diversity means, including and beyond gender diversity, and particularly what diversity means in our island workforce.
- What impact diversifying your workforce can have on your business, both financially and strategically.
- The practical ways your business can harness the power of diversity and the changes it can bring about within your organisation.
- What the future workforce of Jersey will look like, and how business can embrace all the potential of future change.
The venue for this lunch is the Radisson Blu and guests should arrive no later than 12.30. Chamber President, Kristina Le Feuvre, will be delivering her welcome speech at 12.40, followed by lunch.
We will seek to close the event by 14.30.
The menu for this event will be: Fillet of salmon topped with creamed leeks and baked in filo pastry, buttered new potatoes, cauliflower mornay.
Event Sponsor: HSBC
Wine Sponsor: Dunell's Premier Wines
Coffee Sponsor: Cooper and Co. Jersey