Flight Lieutenant Caroline Paige joined the RAF in 1980 as a male jet and helicopter navigator. In 1999, she became the first transgender officer to transition and serve openly in the UK Armed Forces, spending the next 16 years working as a female officer. She shares her story of transitioning, being her "true self", dealing with hostility, and proving her worth on the frontline in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Caroline Paige, Former Royal Air Force Navigator and Author, True Colours
Few people in the UK missed Channel 4s Superhuman film which announced their commitment to the Paralympics - the film was lauded as break through showing individuals of mixed abilities as powerful, empowered and superhuman.
However the film was not the full story - Channel 4 also demonstrated commitment behind the scenes driving change across the whole organisation.
We'll hear from Dan Brooke, ex-CMO of Channel 4, how they, unlike so many organisations, did not just talk the talk on Inclusion and Diversity but rather took action and incredible delivered results.
Award-winning entrepreneur Michelle Morgan will talk about her journey, and her burn-out which led to anxiety and depression. Her company PJoys was created to help make mental health an everyday conversation.
Few business leaders have done as much to push gender equality within the senior ranks of UK plc as city grandee Sir Philip Hampton. As chair of the Hampton-Alexander Review, he leads an independent, business-led initiative which aims to increase the number of women on FTSE 350 boards and in leadership teams two layers below board-level to 33% by the end of 2020. He tells us about one of the world's biggest and most ambitious initiatives to improve gender balance in business, its impact and next steps.
Sir Philip Hampton, Chair, Hampton-Alexander Review