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Diversify: Six degrees of integration - CANCELLED
June Sarpong

  • Thursday 14 June 2018, 6.30PM to 7.30pm
  • Free admission
    Booking required
    Book tickets
  • RCH/037, Ron Cooke Hub, University of York (map|getting to campus)
  • Wheelchair accessible

Event details

Due to unforeseen circumstances this event is cancelled. Apologies for any disappointment. 

In troubling times, it’s tempting to retreat to our comfort zones. To people just like us.

But what if actively seeking the unfamiliar was proven to be the key to a brighter future both personally and for society at large?

Join presenter and broadcaster June Sarpong for an empowering call to arms as she discusses why a more open society means a more successful one. Putting the spotlight on groups who are often marginalised in our society, including women, those living with disabilities, and the LGBTQ community, she will reveal how a lack of inclusivity limits our economy, our society, and us as individuals.

Based on her book, Diversify, she presents new case studies - from shared parental leave, to flexible teaching methods, to communal living for pensioners and students – and explains how a new approach to how we work, learn and live can help us reach our maximum potential, lessen the pressure on the state, and solve some of the most stubborn challenges we face.

Join June and learn how to take the first steps on a journey to overcoming personal prejudice and reaping the huge rewards.

About the speaker

June Sarpong MBE is one of the most recognisable faces of British television, as well as one of the UK’s most intelligent and dynamic young hosts.

She is the author of Diversify: Six degrees of integration (HQ) and Co-founder of the WIE Network (Women: Inspiration & Enterprise). In 2007 she was awarded an MBE for her services to broadcasting and charity. 

Due to unforeseen circumstances this event is cancelled. Apologies for any disappointment. 


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