Liverpool Responds Talk: Enabling Diversity, Equality and Inclusion

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We are very excited to announce that our founder, Richard Oreffo, will be speaking on the University of Liverpool’s event series Liverpool Responds. Liverpool Responds is a fortnightly online event series considering different aspects of the pandemic, its response, and the sectors affected by it.

The next event is ‘Enabling Diversity, Equality and Inclusion’. Join the panel of amazing speakers including:

  • Prof. Richard Oreffo – Founder of Cowrie Scholarship Foundation
  • Dr Richard Benjamin – Head of the International Slavery Museum
  • Dr Leona Vaughn – Derby Research Fellow
  • Lydia Redican – Widening Participation and Outreach Officer and Secretary to the University of Liverpool Staff BAME Network

The event will be chaired by Professor Fiona Beveridge – Executive Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Humanities and Social Sciences


The event will take place on Friday 11th December from 10:30-11:30am. It is free to attend with the opportunity to ask the panel questions following the main discussion.

Register for the talk here:

Liverpool Responds: Enabling Diversity, Equality and Inclusion will be streamed via Zoom and Facebook.
Registered guests will receive details of the event and, nearer the time, the Zoom link via email in advance of the event.
You do not need a Facebook account to gain access via the University of Liverpool Facebook page and instructions will be provided to all who register for this event.

PLEASE NOTE: there is limited capacity on Zoom so places will be allocated on a first come first served basis on the day. Access to the event via Facebook is unlimited.
Guests on both Facebook and Zoom will be able to ask questions to the panel.

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