Squash your gender bias, with InnovateHer

7 July @ 9:45 am - 11:45 am
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A one-off free public event with InnovateHer and guests to learn about Gender Bias and how it may play out within a workplace.

About this event
This event is a flavour of what colleagues at partner organisations of InnovateHer can expect to get access to, as well as many other benefits.


09.45 – A big welcome from the InnovateHer team; Who we are and what we do!

10.15 – Understanding gender behaviours workshop, with Squash

11.15 – Discussion and questions

11.45 – Close

Who should attend?

HR / Talent team who want to embed D&I training into their organisation
CEO’s / senior managers who want to be the change, implementing strategies to have a more inclusive workforce
Recruitment managers / leads who seek to engage more diversity within the business
Diversity and Inclusion / CSR leads who are passionate about our mission
More information about Rachel and Squash

Rachel Crowther is a trained actor, coach and L&D professional. Rachel has led drama-based training workshops for charities, young people and multinational organisations. After facilitating DEI conversations in businesses for the last 6 years, it became clear that the subtle, everyday behaviours that are fuelling gender inequality were hard to identify. They are often unconscious and come from a place of positive intent. This experience with businesses, combined with noticing her 2 year old daughter already being impacted by gender stereotypes, inspired Rachel to take action. And so created Squash.

Squash use drama-based workshops to help people identify their bias by recreating everyday experiences in the workplace – the unconscious behaviours that can be damaging. We then facilitate discussion around what we can all do differently. We are not about cancel culture. Pointing fingers gets nothing done. We all have biases – rather than dwelling on the problem, lets keep the conversation focused on positive action.

Let’s flip the script on gender bias.



Information about InnovateHer

We are a social enterprise on a mission to get girls ready for the tech industry and the tech industry ready for girls. To fulfil this mission we have three strands of work; An e-learning platform for teens to learn tech skills and build confidence, where they can also meet role models and seek opportunities within the STEM industries. We prioritise girls and non-binary teens in low income areas. We also have a partner network that comprises of 28 partners who fund our work. In return we challenge, inspire and educate them on Diversity and Inclusion through various activities.

Important event information

This event is for everyone, no matter your background or identity.
Please read our code of conduct, we urge you to be respectful to everyone who attends.
This event will be recorded. You do not have to put your camera on if you do not wish to, although we do like to see your faces 🙂
This is a one-off free, public event. If you want to attend more events like this one, please speak to us about becoming a partner – partners@innovateher.co.uk


7 July
9:45 am - 11:45 am
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