Edinburgh: Managing Diversity & Inclusion in a Multinational @ Brodies LLP
Oct 24 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Jim was Vice President of Oil & Gas Tax in Royal Dutch Shell and had responsibility for Diversity & Inclusion communications in Shell Global Finance until his retirement in 2017. With the kind permission of Shell, and acting on a pro bono basis, he runs a module as part of Edinburgh University’s MBA programme on how to manage Diversity & Inclusion and his talk to us will be a shorter version of that.

The talk will cover:

• The business case for Diversity & Inclusion

• Which groups to target

• Mentoring and sponsorship

• Flexible working

• Engaging the majority

• Unconscious bias

• Communications

• Measuring success

Note: 17:30 registration, 18:00 start

Public Speaking – Edinburgh training session @ Brodies LLP
Nov 13 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

The Scotland branch of Women in Tax are pleased to invite you to an interactive training session on public speaking, delivered by Public Speaking Consultancy.

The aim of the training session is to improve confidence when speaking in public (the key to any successful speech) and learn techniques in how to prepare talks/presentations.

Public Speaking Consultancy build on the expertise of the elite Acting Out Drama School to deliver effective, fun and engaging training on a variety of skills essential to effective communication and public speaking delivery.

Registration from 17:30 with a 18:00 start.

The training session is open to professionals (men and women) working in tax.