Gender & Equality Speakers

Gender & Equality Speakers

Speaker Agency Gender & Equality speakers will guide you on your journey to transforming your workplace into a truly inclusive one, teaching you how to attract and look after the right talent & put in place triggers to empower your teams to reach their full potential.

Adelina Chalmers New
Adelina Chalmers The Geek Whisperer Founder, CTO Advisor
  • "I'm not a jerk" ... And Other Reasons Why Engineering Leaders Worry About Doing Performance Management
  • The Thinking Chasm Between CTOs and CEOs
  • The Top 5 Mistakes CTOs Make
Adrienne A. Harris New
Adrienne A. Harris Superintendent NYS Department of Financial Services | Former Special Assistant to President Obama for Economic Policy
Alex Depledge New
Alex Depledge Founder & CEO Resi
  • Start-ups shouldn’t win but they often do. What can big businesses learn?
  • The future of work: How innovation can disrupt standard business models.
  • We have a women-problem, but is the problem maybe us?
Aya Chebbi
Aya Chebbi Former African Union Youth Envoy Founder & Chair Of Nala Feminist Collective
  • Youth Empowerment & Leadership
  • Activism & Movement Building
  • Pan-Africanism & Everything Africa
Barb Stegemann New
Barb Stegemann CEO and Founder, The 7 Virtues | Social Entrepreneur
  • The Virtues of Leadership and Success: How to Perform Your Best, Make Your Mark, and Grow
  • Doing Well By Doing Good
  • Adapt and You Will Succeed. Guaranteed: Embracing a Pivot to get to Profit
Candice Brathwaite New
Candice Brathwaite Critically acclaimed writer | Presenter | TV personality
Caroline Criado Perez New
Caroline Criado Perez Founder & CEO Resi
  • Invisible Women - inside the gender data gap
  • What the gender data gap means for organisations
  • Campaigning for change
Catherine Knibbs New
Catherine Knibbs Human Behaviour Technologist
  • Why we do what we do online (needs and e-ttachment), healthy development in a world of technology
  • Cybersecurity and the human who ‘humans’ (why mistakes are really made), addiction is not the answer, tech is not the cure
  • Porn viewing in children and young people: why it’s not use or consumption
Chani Simms New
Chani Simms Award-winning Cybersecurity Leader | Founder SHe CISO Exec. Platform | Managing Director – Meta Defence Labs | TEDx Speaker |The 50 Most Influential Women in Cybersecurity
  • Security Professionals Thinking like an entrepreneur
  • Ticking Box and Ticking Bomb
  • The Emotionally Intelligent Cyber Security Leader
Charlie Martin New
Charlie Martin Racing driver & LGBTQ+ Activist
  • Unlocking your potential - why being your authentic self is key to success in life & business
  • Managing change and achieving your goals, seeing opportunities to grow & improve
  • How she became a pro-racing driver without any family history of motorsport
David Constantine MBE New
David Constantine MBE Founder Director @ Freedom Through Design | Founder of Motivation Charitable Trust
  • Embracing Disability
  • Importance & Value of Design
  • The Role of Charity in Changing People’s Lives
David Lammy MP New
David Lammy MP Labour MP for Tottenham | Shadow Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs | Author | Keynote Speaker
  • Managing diversity in business
  • Post-Brexit Britain
  • Social justice in a fragmented and multi-cultural society
Deborah Rosado Shaw
Deborah Rosado Shaw Former PepsiCo SVP, Chief Global Diversity & Engagement | Strategist | Advisor | Award Winning Entrepreneur
  • Winning in A New Era of Diversity: Using the “Moment” to Power Critical Business Objectives
  • Shaping a Culture that Elevates Performance: Enable, Engage & Empower Your Teams
  • Success Strategies for Women: Access to Increased Performance, Impact & Fulfillment
Dr Claire Ashley New
Dr Claire Ashley GP and Burnout Specialist | NHS Clinical Entrepreneur | Public Speaker | Educator | Entrepreneur | Coach and Consultant
  • Burnout Prevention
  • Burnout First Aid
  • Burnout Recovery
Dr. DION Terrelonge CPsychol New
Dr. DION Terrelonge CPsychol Fashion Psychologist, Researcher, Consultant
  • Dressing for success: Is there any science in it?
  • Personal style and wellbeing
  • Towards a circular economy: Psychological barriers and ways forward
DR GIFFORD RHAMIE Executive Director of Rockstone Consultancy with responsibilities for Organisation Development and Diversity, Inclusion, Equity and Belonging
  • The Great Resignation – sharing stories and data of the present phenomenon of the mass exodus of Generation Z and Millennials from typical 9–5 jobs in favour of a more holistic life/work balance. The focus is on our response.
  • Leadership & Management – sharing stories and experiences of strategies for effective, inclusive leadership, team management and organisation growth.
  • The Exit Velocity Paradigm – sharing stories and experiences of how and why companies could provide wellbeing development support for the upward mobility of their staff so that they leave better than when they started. Then the ex-employee becomes a champion advert for company.
Dr Jessica Barker New
Dr Jessica Barker Cyber Security Expert| Best Selling Author of “Confident Cyber Security” | Keynote Speaker |Media Commentator
  • How a Hack Works
  • Demonstrating a Phishing Attack
  • Why Culture is Key to Cyber Security
Dr Philippa Kaye New
Dr Philippa Kaye GP, Author, Mother
  • Women's health
  • Breast health
  • Know your normal - health
Dr. Hannah Fry New
Dr. Hannah Fry Professor of Mathematics | Science Presenter | All Around Badass
  • AI
  • Technology
  • Big Data
Dr. Rola Hallam
Dr. Rola Hallam Award Winning Consultant Anaesthetist | First Syrian TED Fellow | Founder @ CanDo
  • The War Within - How Changing the World Starts Inside Us
  • Lessons from the Frontlines
  • The Power of Your Voice

Gender and Equality Speakers for Your Next Event

Finding the right gender and equality speaker can be a challenge. This is particularly true when searching for someone who can engage and educate diverse audiences.

At the Speaker Agency, we provide a portfolio of expert gender and equality speakers. They have both knowledge and passion for their subject and the ability to connect with diverse audiences.

With our carefully curated selection of speakers, you can educate your attendees on diversity, inclusion, and gender equality. Additionally, you can inspire them with the insights shared at your event. 

How do gender and equality speakers add value to your event?

Gender and equality speakers are individuals who have specialized knowledge and expertise on topics related to gender and equality. They add value to events by educating and inspiring attendees to create more inclusive and diverse communities.

For instance, gender equity vs gender equality is a crucial concept in promoting social justice. By booking a gender and equality speaker, you can help create a more inclusive environment that supports both ideals.

Studies show that diversity and inclusion initiatives can have a positive impact on business performance. A recent report by McKinsey found that companies with more diverse executive teams are more likely to have higher profitability. Additionally, they are more likely to create long-term value.

Here are some examples of how gender and equality speakers can add value to your event:

Keynote Speech

A gender and equality speaker can deliver a powerful and thought-provoking keynote speech. This speech can focus on a topic related to gender and equality. They can inspire attendees to take action and make a difference in their own communities.

For instance, LGBT speakers bring a unique perspective to conversations about gender equality. They  share their experiences and knowledge to help promote greater understanding and acceptance of diverse identities and experiences.

Panel Discussion

A panel discussion featuring gender and equality speakers can provide a platform for diverse perspectives and insights into important social issues. The speakers can share their experiences and expertise, engaging in a dialogue that can promote understanding and awareness.

Workshop or Training Session

A gender and equality speaker can lead a workshop, providing attendees with practical tools and strategies. These tools and strategies can be used to create more inclusive and equitable environments in the workplace. This can be particularly useful for organizations looking to improve their diversity and inclusion efforts.

Q&A Session

Attendees can engage in a deeper conversation about important social issues during a Q&A session with a gender and equality speaker. This session provides an opportunity for attendees to ask questions and gain valuable insights. This can help to break down barriers and promote a more open and inclusive dialogue.

Networking Event

A gender and equality speaker can bring together people from diverse backgrounds and experiences. This provides a valuable networking opportunity for attendees to share their perspectives and connect with like-minded individuals.

List of popular gender and equality speaker topics

A gender and equality speaker can address a wide range of topics, including but not limited to:

  • Gender equality and women's rights
  • LGBTQ+ issues and rights
  • Racial and ethnic discrimination
  • Intersectionality and diversity
  • Mental health and wellbeing
  • Gender equality at workplace
  • Sexual harassment and assault prevention
  • Parenting and work-life balance
  • Leadership and career development
  • Stereotyping and bias

Gender and equality speakers inspire action and motivate attendees by sharing their expertise and personal experiences. This encourages attendees to become advocates for social change.

Expertise and background of gender and equality speakers

1 - Timothy Armoo

Timothy is a well-known British-Ghanaian entrepreneur and tech innovator. He has made a name for himself in the world of digital marketing and social media.  He is the co-founder and CEO of Fanbytes. His particular focus is on reaching younger audiences.

He is a sought-after speaker on topics such as youth culture, digital marketing, and the power of social media.

Timothy's expertise lies in his ability to identify trends and engage with audiences in unique and creative ways. His abilities make him an excellent choice for events focused on marketing, entrepreneurship, and the future of technology.

2 - Sadie Clayton

Sadie is a fashion designer who has won multiple awards. She is a gender equality speaker who uses her platform to advocate for diversity and inclusivity in the fashion industry.

As a queer woman of color, she draws on her personal experiences to challenge societal norms. She uses her platform to promote positive change regardless of sexual orientation.

Sadie Clayton has given talks on topics such as body positivity, mental health, and the importance of representation in media. She is a passionate advocate for creating more inclusive spaces and empowering individuals to embrace their unique identities.

3 - Tsedal Neeley

Tsedal is a professor at Harvard Business School and an expert in the field of remote and hybrid work. She has authored numerous articles and books on the topic, including her latest book, "Remote Work Revolution: Succeeding from Anywhere."

Neeley has worked with a range of organizations to develop strategies for effective remote work. She also focuses on improving diversity and inclusion in the workplace. She provides insights about discrimination in the workplace, diverse workforce and problems women face. 

Her insights into remote work and organisational change make her a sought-after speaker on topics related to gender and equality.

4 - Nicola Adams OBE

Nicole is a former British professional boxer, double Olympic gold medalist, and world champion. She has used her platform as a successful athlete to become a prominent advocate for gender equality and LGBTQ+ rights.

Adams has spoken on a range of topics. These include overcoming adversity, the importance of representation, and creating more inclusive environments in sports and beyond.

She is a powerful and inspiring speaker who brings a unique perspective to discussions about gender and equality.

5 - Aya Chebbi

Aya is a renowned Pan-African feminist and activist. She is  known for her work promoting youth empowerment, gender equality, and social justice across the African continent. 

She has been recognized as one of the 100 most influential African women by Avance Media. She  was the first-ever African Union Youth Envoy.

Aya has also founded multiple organizations, including the Afrika Youth Movement and the Youth Programme of Holistic Empowerment Mentoring (YPHEM).

As a speaker, she offers inspiring insights into the power of youth activism. She also emphasize the importance of advancing gender equality in Africa and beyond.

How to book a gender and equality speaker?

To book a gender and equality speaker through Speaker Agency, you can follow these four easy steps:

1 - Visit the Gender & Equality section of the Speaker Agency website.

2 - Browse the list of speakers and click on the “Discover” button on the profiles of those that interest you.

3 - Review the speaker's bio, experience, and topics they cover to ensure they are a good fit for your event.

4 - Please complete the inquiry form located on the speaker's profile page. You can also contact the Speaker Agency directly to check availability and receive a quote.

After you have chosen your speaker. The Speaker Agency will handle the booking process and provide any necessary support leading up to the event.

Some final words

Gender equality is not just a social issue. It also has a significant impact on economic growth. It also has impact on  innovation, and overall business success, highlighting the importance of gender equality speakers at events.

In conclusion, we can take inspiration from Jacinda Ardern, the Prime Minister of New Zealand. She once stated, "Creating a gender-equal workspace isn't just the right thing to do." It leads to better decision-making, increased creativity and innovation, and ultimately, better business outcomes."

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