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Professor Binna Kandola

Business Psychologist and co-founder of Pearn Kandola. Author of 'Racism at Work: The Danger of Indifference', 'The Invention of Difference' and 'The Value of Difference’.

A diversity, assessment and development specialist, Professor Binna Kandola is co-founder and senior partner of business psychology firm, Pearn Kandola. With a particular interest in the study of unconscious bias, he is also the author of ‘Racism at Work: The Danger of Indifference’, as well as the critically-acclaimed 'The Invention of Difference: The story of gender bias at work' and 'The Value of Difference: Eliminating bias in organisations'. Binna is a visiting Professor at Leeds University and Aston University, a consulting editor for the Journal of Occupational and Organisational Psychology and has been recognised by The Independent on Sunday as one of the UK’s Top Ten Business Psychologists. He was awarded an OBE in 2008 for services to disadvantaged people and diversity, and is a regular contributor to the media, having appeared on Sky News, BBC Breakfast, Channel 4 News and the Radio 4 Today Show.
Preventing A Diversity Backslide: Re-examining Initiatives To Keep Women Moving

Preventing A Diversity Backslide: Re-examining Initiatives To Keep Women Moving Forwards

According to the news headlines of late, the working world has not been great for women. It seems that issues around unconscious bias are still rife - and they have certainly captured the attention of the media. Currently Google is facing a class action lawsuit from roughly sixty women, all of whom are involved in the same row around issues of sexism at the tech giant.
17/08/2017 11:23 BST
Smoke And Mirrors: The Reality Behind Corporate

Smoke And Mirrors: The Reality Behind Corporate "Women's Initiatives"

Why aren't women moving up the regular talent pipeline, and instead falling behind their male counterparts? Unless business leaders and employees alike begin to ask these questions, and really listen and engage with the discussions, we will not be able to foster change or pose solutions which tackle the real causes of this inequality.
23/06/2017 11:18 BST
Tackling Issues At Their Roots: The 'Gap' Still Remains For Gender Pay Gap

Tackling Issues At Their Roots: The 'Gap' Still Remains For Gender Pay Gap Reporting

For us to progress, we must move past the realm of simply reporting and observing. Even though examining the difference between male and female salaries is an excellent place to start, we must begin to broaden our understanding and endeavour to undertake contextual analyses of women in the working world so we can combat the roots of gender inequality, rather than the symptoms that come to fruition as a result of them.
26/04/2017 11:33 BST