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Diversity and Inclusion Network Meeting: 24 April 2024

The last meeting of the Diversity and Inclusion Network was on 24 April, 12:00 – 17:00 at the University of Westminster. 

The event focused on ‘Inclusion and belonging in economics’ and featured a panel discussion followed by various breakout sessions. The full programme and outputs can be found here. 

Diversity and Inclusion Network Meeting: 22 Nov

The third meeting of the Diversity and Inclusion Network was held virtually on 22 November, 10:00 – 12:00.  

The event focused on ‘Inclusive Recruitment Practices for Economists’ and included a panel discussion followed by two focus sessions. The full programme can be found here along with recordings and a written summary from the event. 

Diversity and Inclusion Network Meeting: 9 June

The latest meeting of the Diversity & Inclusion Network, co-hosted by the Government Economic Service (GES) was held on 9 June, 12:00-16:00 at HM Treasury, London. 

The event began with a panel discussion on ‘Why diversity matters in economics’, chaired by Stefania Paredes Fuentes (RES Diversity Champion). This was followed by breakout sessions exploring topics such as how to create inclusive learning environments, diversity and the triple bottom line, creating inclusive environments for LGTBQA+ groups, and socio-economic diversity in economics. The full event programme can be found here.

Event materials

Click here for a written synopsis of the event.

Click here for introductory slides used, summarising key findings from the report “Who studies economics?”.

Click here for the presentation slides from Professor Gabriella Cagliesi, University of Sussex, on ‘How to create inclusive learning environments”.

Discrimination and Diversity Workshop: School of Economics at the University of East Anglia

The School of Economics and the Centre for Behavioural and Experimental Social Science at the University of East Anglia organised the 3rd Discrimination and Diversity Workshop on 21 and 22 June 2023, held virtually to allow for greater inclusivity. More information about the workshop series can be found here.

Diversity and Inclusion Network: Launch event 26 January 2023

The RES launched the Diversity and Inclusion Network at a virtual launch event on 26 January 2023. The network aims to support and connect those individuals and groups working on increasing diversity in Economics and contribute to increasing participation from under-represented groups. 

You can read the write-up from the event here.