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D&I Weekly News Round-Up: Gender parity, Disability, and more

Welcome to the latest edition of our Diversity & Inclusion News Round-Up. Today we talk about a WEF session on gender parity, disability-inclusive travel destinations, a podcast about the Montgomery bus boycott, and an advert tackling the generation gap.

Compliance Officer – Leadership & Culture

Caroline Berns - Head of D&I and Talent Acquisition MMEA

Compliance Officer – Leadership & Culture

Compliance Officer – Leadership & Culture

Gender parity

A noteworthy panel discussion from this year's World Economic Forum (WEF) meeting focused on gender parity. The closure of gender gaps in the economy has the potential to unlock a "gender dividend" worth $172 trillion for the global economy.


According to the World Health Organization (WHO), one in six individuals worldwide lives with a significant disability. While travelling with a disability remains challenging, more and more destinations are now realizing the opportunities of becoming disability-inclusive. Read more here.

Racial equality

Rosa Parks' role in the Montgomery bus boycott during the 1950s civil rights movement is well-known. This podcast shares the little-known story of the other women who organized and sustained the boycott for 13 months.


The Australian Lamb advertisement titled "The Generation Gap" went viral this week, highlighting the differences between generations in a humorous way. Watch it here.

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