Videos, podcasts and blogs


Affirmative Cultural Policy for Diversity in the Brazilian Film Industry

Juliana Lopes da Silva (Visiting Research Fellow, University of London and Professor, Federal Institute of Brasília, Brazil) presents on the institutionalisation of affirmative action in Brazil's state cultural policy to foster racial and gender diversity and equality in film production. The event was held on 18 October 2023 and jointly organised by the EDI Network and the Creative Industries Network. 

In Conversation with Intersectionality and Innovations - Meet Black Women Science Entrepreneurs

Dr Sola Adesola, Oxford Brookes University, led this Equality, Diversity and Inclusion network panel discussion with Yinka Makinde, Director of Digital Workforce and Professionalisation at NHSX, and Georgina Ayoola, CEO and Technical Director of Wavelength Solutions and Wavepalm Tech Solutions. The conversation centres around their entrepreneurial and innovation journey and what lessons can be learnt.

Scientists and entrepreneurs: Women tackling global problems (Webinar)

Watch the panel discussion and Q&A, held on Tuesday 5 October.

Women in Innovation: Closing the Gender Gap, in Conversation with Dr Fanya Ismail, Founder and CEO of SGMA

Dr Fanya Ismail, Founder and CEO of SGMA and winner of the "Women in Innovation" award, shares her experience of founding a successful research-based business and reflects on what can be done to close the gender gap in the innovation ecosystem.

Interview with a Robot: steps towards disability inclusion in the digital workplace

Speaker: Selin Nugent



20 October 2021

The spinout journey from a gender perspective

Read the UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) blog by Prof Simonetta Manfredi where she questions the significant gender gap in university spinouts leadership and explores why it matters.