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How the Workplace is Changing: productivity, inclusion, and beyond | LSE Festival

Hosted by LSE Festival: People and Change

Online public event


Yolanda Blavo

Yolanda Blavo

Dr Jasmine Virhia

Dr Jasmine Virhia

What actions can leaders take to support more autonomous working and the inclusion of all employees?

In this session, we will cover the changes to the workplace owing to the COVID-19 pandemic, the potential changes we expect to see in the future, and the UTOPIA framework, which we developed for the future of financial and professional services.

Meet our speakers

Jasmine Virhia is Postdoctoral Researcher in Behavioural Science at The Inclusion Initiative, London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE). She has a background in cognitive neuroscience and is passionate about investigating how to create inclusive work cultures. Her current research investigates the link between diversity and productivity.

Yolanda Blavo is Research Officer in Behavioural Science at The Inclusion Initiative, LSE. She co-developed and is the Head Tutor for the Inclusive Leadership Through Behavioural Science LSE Online Course, designed for HR, DEI, and talent management professionals who would like to promote inclusivity in their organisations.

More about this event

This event is part of the LSE Festival's "Skills for a fast-changing world" series, hosted by LSE Online. LSE experts discuss research trends in their field about professional skills we need for success. LSE Online makes LSE’s world-leading teaching and research accessible to a global audience. We provide a comprehensive portfolio of online programmes to equip you and your organisation with the knowledge and skills to advance in an ever-changing world. Discover our courses.

The LSE Festival: People and Change is running from Monday 12 to Saturday 17 June 2023, with a series of events exploring how change affects people and how people effect change. Booking for all Festival events will open on Monday 15 May. 

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