Events

Lunchtime Talk
Fri 21 Jun 2019 14:00


INCLUSION IS EASY

For this talk Writer, Editor and Studio Resident Nikesh Shukla discusses Inclusion within the work place and why it doesn't and shouldn't be so hard for organisations to achieve.

Photo by Jon Aitken

Speaker

Nikesh with his hand over his mouth

Nikesh Shukla

Nikesh Shukla is an author and the editor of the award-winning, bestselling essay collection, 'The Good Immigrant'. He is also working on a new lit mag, 'The Good Journal', and exploring new ways of delivering it digitally.

One of the biggest things that organisations struggle with, in their efforts to diversify, is to identify how and where to spot talent pools that will offer diverse staff and artists. One of the biggest challenges to inclusion work is the feeling that it is hard. It isn't. The other biggest challenge to inclusion work is the belief that it has huge financial benefits to any organisation.

This talk will tell you how easy it is to be an inclusive organisation with an inclusive programme, how to find talent and why the societal benefit to inclusion work outweighs the financial rewards.

This Lunchtime Talk is part of Open Studio Friday, which takes place at the Studio every week.

Do you want to find out what is going on at the Pervasive Media Studio? Are you interested in meeting our residents, talking about a specific project or curious about pervasive media? Why not pack a sandwich and join us for one of our Lunchtime Talks and Open Studio Friday. Lunchtime Talks are informal presentations by Studio residents and associates. They normally take place at 1pm on Friday, are free and open to everybody who’s interested in what we do. After the Talk, we also invite you to stay with us for the afternoon to continue the conversation or work on your own projects. We provide chairs, tables, wireless and a great space. You bring what you need to work with (laptop/mobile). Our open afternoons close at 5pm. Let us know if you’d like a tour of the space and we'll be happy to show you around just before the talk. Send an email to: studio@watershed.co.uk to book your place on a tour.


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