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Breakfast Briefing: What is the risk of poor diversity among charity trustees?

Our next Breakfast Briefing is with Jake Hayman, CEO of Ten Years’ Time and colleague Eli Manderson-Evans, who will lead a discussion on the recruitment challenge which charities face to improve diversity in senior positions.

Charities are often criticised for their poor board diversity which compares unfavourably to the private sector. A 2018 research study of the top 500 charities found that 80% of senior leadership teams lacked any ethnic minority professionals, while 62% of the charities had all-white boards. The report also found that, among trustees, only 34% were female and only 2.9% were women of colour.

Join us to discuss the importance of diversity in senior teams and the risk to the credibility of the sector, should matters not improve.

To attend, please click on the ‘Register interest’ button.

If you would like to join the conversation ahead of the event you can tweet us at @BDBPitmans #ThinkTalkLaw

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