15% of the world's talents, experience some form of disability. Lately, organisations and institutions have shown an increased understanding that to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) no one can be left behind. Through out the month of June, we run the #WeCanDoBetter campaign and for the whole month we focus on the importance of securing equal opportunities and equal rights for talents experience some disabilities. We promote entrepreneurs that work to make the world more inclusive. We present opportunities, interview experts and provide tips to employers to get the changing pace accelerated.
Are you ready to invest in your fit-for-purpose education at a School of Management? This is a chance you must not miss! Impactpool, in partnership with SDA Bocconi (Milan - ITALY), is making available a €5000 tuition waiver to support a diversity champion who is willing to invest in her/his continuing education and ready to unlock her/his potential as a global manager and leader of International Organizations and NGOs.
Apply no later than 30 June!
Lisa Akero is the Gender and Diversity Coordinator at IFRC in Geneva. Lisa has extensive experience in working with gender and diversity issues. In this episode, she explains how her work ensures a gender and diversity perspective in all emergencies, what it’s like to work with gender and diversity, and why she ended up in that field in the first place.
"I find it extremely important and very very motivating when you can see change, when you can make change happen. When you can support processes or action that creates for a more equal and faire society", says Lisa Akero.