Sam Butler, Director of Fundraising at Tibet Relief Fund, explains why he is involved with the #ChangeCollective and what he would like to see the movement achieve.
Jonathan Levy explains why he thinks the fundraising sector needs the #ChangeCollective and why the movement matters so much to him.
Johnathan Ukueku explains why he got involved with the #ChangeCollective and what the movement means to him.
Emily Casson, Digital Marketing Manager at Cats Protection and a member of the IoF Expert Panel on Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, explains why more fundraising teams should embrace remote working and the benefits it has on employing a diverse workforce.
Charlotte Fielder explains how she got involved with the #ChangeCollective and what the movement means to her.
A reflection from Peter Lewis, Chief Executive of the Institute of Fundraising, on why supporting the fundraising community to become more equal, diverse and inclusive is one of the biggest challenges for the whole charity sector.
I was both shocked and inspired by the debate when I convened a panel discussion about Women in Fundraising at this year’s Fundraising Convention.
It’s been six months since the Institute of Fundraising launched the Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Panel. In that time, our expert panel, has analysed the current state of affairs and drawn out the specific issues that we need to address in order to increase the diversity of the fundraising profession.
As a recent convert to the charity sector, I have been intrigued to observe the differences this sector brings in comparison to the commercial companies I have previously worked for – the abundance of cake, endless jargon and the inspirational can-do mentality from the people around me. However, one of the biggest surprises I’ve found is the predominance of women who work in this sector.
On the leadership panel at this year’s Fundraising Convention, I was introduced as the token white middle-aged middle-class, straight, able-bodied bloke, and asked how I dealt with that.