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Authentic Inclusion: The Strategic Business Imperative that Drives Disruptive Innovation

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Frances West

Founder, Corporate Board Director, Former IBM Chief Accessibility Officer -
10th of November 2021 at 13:00 (GMT)
Via Zoom

Key Takeaways

  • A diversity of people, talents and voices are essential to innovation
  • Inclusion has to consider technology
  • Leaders at the top have to invest in action
  • Authentic inclusion is vital for the future of work, society, and the future of humanity.


This Webinar

The future of work needs to be culturally and technologically inclusive. Frances West, board director and former IBM chief accessibility officer, will outline how shareholders and stakeholders can profit from authentic inclusion.
What is authentic inclusion?
Corporate research shows that human diversity is at the core of disruptive innovation. Innovation calls for holistic actions across all parts of an institution to respect an individual’s ability to make a difference not despite but because of their difference.

This Speaker

Meet Frances West
Thinker, Internationally recognised thought-leader and woman in tech trailblazer offering new thinking to operationalise inclusion.
Advisor, Strategy for C-suites, governments, startups and venture capitalists on digital inclusion and innovation.
Speaker, Insightful keynote presenter, known for her work globally in inclusion, emerging markets and business transformation.
Doer, IBM’s first chief accessibility officer, recognised for establishing IT accessibility standards, shaping government policies, and developing human-centric enterprise technology and solutions
Author, Authentic Inclusion™ Drives Disruptive Innovation, a timely and actionable book featured at CES and SXSW.

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