Podcast: how to #BreakTheBias when recruiting new talent and promoting

International Womens Day Podcast

Published 8th Mar 2022

To mark International Women’s Day, three experts share their views in our podcast with Maja Pawinska Sims, Associate Editor (EMEA) PRovoke Media

Alice Weightman
Founder and CEO, Hanson Search and The Work Crowd

Alice Weightman established Hanson Search in 2002 gaining a reputation as one of the leading search professionals in senior appointments across communications, developing an incredible network globally. Alice actively supports gender diversity as a business imperative and is proactive in encouraging economic and social diversity within the industry. In 2015 she launched The Work Crowd, an online talent marketplace.

Valerie Boas
Speaker, facilitator and writer based in Paris

Valerie Boas is a freelance writer, speaker and facilitator based in Paris. She has two areas of expertise: Diversity & Inclusion and Finance (biases play a huge role in both). In a previous life, she was a banker and a HR and Communications executive. She holds a degree from Sciences-Po (Paris) and an MBA from Insead

Laura Whitcombe
Campaign Manager for the 30% Club

Laura Whitcombe is the global campaign manager for the 30% Club  – championing growth through diversity. A committee member of Women in Journalism, Laura is also a digital and print journalist and editor, co-author of Money Made Easy 2015/16.