International Women's Day (March 8th) is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. The day also marks a call to action for accelerating gender parity. Sarah Churchman will provide an insight into the challenges within financial services and an introduction to the current trends for women and diversity and inclusion.
Sarah is a senior human resources professional with over 30 years' experience, including 17 years in the specialist area of diversity and inclusion. She is one of the country’s most seasoned professionals in this field, is widely regarded as a thought leader and is frequently quoted in the media on issues such as women on boards, gender and ethnicity pay gap, social mobility, work-life balance, generational diversity and, more recently, mental health. She is leading PwC’s focus on inclusion and wellbeing both within the workplace and across the communities in which PwC operates.
Sarah has featured in Personnel Today’s Most Influential People in HR list (ranked 28th), was awarded Diversity Leader of the Year in the 2015 Excellence in Diversity Awards, and ranked #17 in the Accountancy Age Financial Power List 2018. Her work on gender equality at PwC has been recognised externally with a series of accolades and Sarah herself was awarded an OBE in the 2018 New Year’s Honours List for services to women in business, equality, diversity and inclusion.
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