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Tue, 05 Dec


London, Park Plaza Westminster Bridge

International Day of People with Disabilities event.

This year we look at talent and address your DEI recruitment, attraction, and retention issues. Speakers include Jane Hatton, Founder & CEO of Evenbreak, and Dr Hannah Barham-Brown, UK GP, TEDx Speaker and Governor of the Motability Foundation. Don't miss out! Register for your FREE TICKET below.

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International Day of People with Disabilities event.
International Day of People with Disabilities event.

Time & Location

05 Dec 2023, 08:30 – 10:30

London, Park Plaza Westminster Bridge , 200 Westminster Bridge Rd, London SE1 7UT

About the event

Event timings:

8.30 - Networking/Coffee etc

9am - 10am - Keynote speakers and Q&A

10 - 10.30 - Networking and close.


Jane Hatton

Jane is a disabled social entrepreneur, TEDx Speaker and author. She is the founder and CEO of Evenbreak, a social enterprise which provides the only global specialist disability job board, run by and for disabled people.

Widely published in inclusive recruitment, including “A Dozen Brilliant Reasons to Employ Disabled People” (2017) and “A Dozen Great Ways to Recruit Disabled People” (2020), she is on the executive board of the Recruitment Industry Disability Initiative and a Trustee of Action on Disability and Development International. Winning a number of inclusion awards, she has appeared on the Shaw Trust Power 100 ‘Britain’s Most Influential Disabled People’ list three times, being placed 7th in 2019.

Dr Hannah Barham-Brown

Dr Hannah Barham-Brown is a GP Registrar in Yorkshire, a Governor of the Motability Foundation, and former Deputy Leader of the UK Women’s Equality Party – the first visibly disabled Political Party Deputy Leader in UK History. Alongside her clinical and political work, she travels the world talking about diversity, sexuality, and disability. She is also in regular demand as a columnist for a variety of publications, having written for the Guardian, Mirror, Times Red Box, Metro and Yorkshire Post. Hannah has given two TEDx talks (TEDxNHS and TEDxExeter) on the need for diversity in employment and in the NHS. She is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, and works to support disabled people in politics, employment, travel, health and education. Hannah brings her experiences as a neurodivergent, Queer, wheelchair-using woman to life for audiences with a combination of wit, motivation and her unique way of seeing the world.

Before studying postgraduate medicine, Hannah graduated from Durham University with a BA Hons in Combined Arts (English, with Theology and Arabic), and from Northumbria University with a BSc Hons in Paediatric Nursing. Hannah is a Company Member of UN Women UK, an Ambassador of the UK Design Council, disability charity ‘My AFK’, gynaecological cancer charity ‘The Eve Appeal’, and the ‘Good Grief Trust’, as well as a ‘Role Model’ for the Lightyear Foundation. She regularly works with international, national and local media, (including NBC, BBC Radio 4’s Woman’s Hour, BBC Breakfast and Sky News). Due to her work on closing the Gender Pay Gap in Medicine, diversifying the medical profession, and disability campaigning, Hannah has been named as one of the Health Service Journal’s 100 Most Influential People in Health, as well as named on the Shaw Trust’s 2018, 2019 and 2020 ‘Power Lists’ – making her one of the 100 most Influential Disabled People in the UK. She is currently writing her first book.


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