Why organisations should invest in diversity
7 Dec 2017
Why organisations should invest in diversity

Gen Z may be the most diverse generation yet, but minority groups in the UK and US continue to face discrimination – so developing effective ways to include disadvantaged groups is more pressing than ever. Canvas8 spoke to June Sarpong, author of Diversify, to uncover the benefits of inclusivity.

June Sarpong

June Sarpong MBE is one of the most recognisable faces of British television. In addition to 20 years of television work, she has worked extensively with HRH Prince Charles as an ambassador for the Prince’s Trust. She is the co-founder of Women: Inspiration & Enterprise and in 2007 was awarded an MBE for services to broadcasting and charity.

Alex Quicho

Alex Quicho is the head of cultural intelligence at Canvas8. Her research into identity, ethics, and technology has been published widely, including in Wired, Bookforum, and a recent monograph for Zero Books. She is an associate lecturer in speculative futures at Central Saint Martins and holds a master’s degree in cultural criticism from the Royal College of Art. At Canvas8, she designs innovative methodologies and develops cultural understanding for clients including Google and Nike.