It’s tempting to cling to the idea that Britain is a meritocracy where the brightest minds and the hardest working are rewarded with the best jobs and opportunities, and that where you start in life doesn’t determine where you end up.
We’re excited to open applications for OpenDoor: our inclusion accelerator programme.
With support from Mayor of London Sadiq Khan, the Social Inclusion Unit (which was founded by Plexal and My Life My Say) has launched a new inclusive design accelerator, OpenDoor.
Whether it’s our universities, boardrooms or the halls of Westminster, we all know we can do better when it comes to diversity and social inclusion.
Growing up in east London, Nana Badu didn’t come from a wealthy home and didn’t go to the best school by any means, but what he did have was football.
The VR Diversity Initiative believes that diversity breeds creativity and immersive content should be created by people from a cross-spectrum of society
“There of course are many ethical and moral reasons why design should be inclusive and affordable for all,” says our head of innovation services Francine Stevens in her LinkedIn article on design and disability.”
When University College London and the Global Disability Innovation Hub revealed they would be hosting EnableMakethon, an innovation programme aimed at producing solutions for disabled people
Francine Stevens, our head of innovation services, rounds up the most thought-provoking views from the Disability Summit, which was held at Here East last month.