Last week I volunteered to be a steward at the Out and Equal Equality Institute Event, sponsored by Walt Disney and Sodexo at the National Gallery. It was unlike any conference I had ever been to: Where some of the most senior leaders of two very big corporations stood up to discuss LGBT equality within their organisations. Something that I can’t imagine would have ever happened as little as five years ago.
This week Sodexo has the pleasure of participating in the Disability Innovation Summit, an event held at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park which will bring together the best minds, knowledge and experience in disability innovation.
A few years ago CEO Worldwide Corporate Services Sylvia Metayer and CEO Justice UK & Ireland Janine McDowell formed an enduring mentor/mentee relationship through Sodexo. Join Women Work events co-coordinators Lynne Gilchrist and Susan McNeill in conversation with Sylvia and Janine about how they met, what they got out of the relationship and their thoughts on […]
Studies show that fathers are spending more time with their children than three decades ago. However fathers are feeling stuck between their desire to care more for their children, and to be breadwinners, especially those with children under 18.
Mike Dyer started his career with Sodexo more than 20 years ago as business operations director in Sodexo Healthcare. Since 2015 he has taken on a new role that has allowed him to reduce his hours to three days per week, providing him with an opportunity to pursue interests outside of work as he ultimately prepares for retirement.
Photographer Beth Fletcher discovered her son Charlie had autism at a young age. In this podcast Beth shares her inspirational story of overcoming medical advice that Charlie would never be able to speak or look after his own basic needs. Beth tells Women Work committee member Sarah Orpwood about the hard work and therapy she’s […]
On June 18th many people across the country celebrated Father’s Day, recognising the importance of fatherhood, paternal bonds and the influence of father figures in society.
On 30 May 2017, the Energy & Resources team in Aberdeen hosted a networking event to promote the benefits of greater gender balance in the oil and gas industry. More than 60 delegates from across the industry were welcomed to the breakfast event by Sodexo senior VP for UK offshore and marine business Susan Elston, a key member of Sodexo Women’s International Forum for talent (SWIFt).
Diversity and inclusion consultant Fiona Morden has 25 years’ experience working with both the private and public sectors, in people and operational management, and organisational change. When Fiona came in to run a workshop on gender intelligence for Women Work, network co-chair Alistair Drummond took the opportunity to talk to Fiona about gender intelligence and […]