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Still Not Visible: BME women's experience of employment in Scotland

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Recital Room

City Halls & Old Fruitmarket

Candleriggs

Glasgow

G1 1NQ

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You are invited to an exciting conference looking at the experience of Black and minority ethnic women in the Scottish labour market. At the event, Close the Gap will be launching our new research Still Not Visible: Research on Black and Minority Ethnic Women’s Experiences of Employment in Scotland. This work explores employment experiences such as recruitment, workplace culture, training and childcare.

Tea, coffee and pastries will be available on arrival, and lunch will be provided.

Support for childcare is available.

Location: Recital Room at the City Halls in Glasgow.

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09:30: Registration

10:00: Welcome and Introductory Speech, Kaliani Lyle, former Independent Race Equality Adviser to the Scottish Government

10:20: Keynote Address, Jamie Hepburn, Minister for Business, Fair Work and Skills

10:40: 'Still Not Visible: Research on Black and Minority Ethnic Women’s Experience of Employment in Scotland’, Anna Ritchie Allan, Executive Director, Close the Gap

11:10: Q&A on the research, Anna Ritchie Allan, Executive Director and Ruth Boyle, Policy and Parliamentary Officer, Close the Gap

11:30: Break

11:50: Panel Session Q&A

Kaliani Lyle (Chair)
Satwat Rehman, Director, One Parent Families Scotland
Dr Ima Jackson, Senior Lecturer School of Health and Life Science at Glasgow Caledonian University
Carol Young, Senior Policy Officer, Coalition for Racial Equality and Rights

13:10: Closing Remarks, Kaliani Lyle

13:15: Close and lunch

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Recital Room

City Halls & Old Fruitmarket

Candleriggs

Glasgow

G1 1NQ

United Kingdom

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