United Kingdom
Kamaljit Poonia
ESNS: 2023
Glastonbury Festival
Kamaljit has worked as a leader in Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (ED&I) for over 20 years across many sectors including creative industries, local authorities in Bristol and Camden, the Civil Service in the Department for International Development (DFID) and the Cabinet Office, and the University of Southampton. She led programmes which secured major recognition, Southampton gaining a Silver Athena Swan Award and DFID a public sector leadership award from Opportunity Now. In 2018 Kamaljit was given a 100 Top Global Diversity and Inclusion Leaders award by the World HR Congress in Mumbai. Having left the corporate sector a few years ago Kamaljit is now a Facilitator, Consultant and Coach in ED&I. Focussing on delivering/facilitating workshops and learning events across different sectors locally, nationally and globally. Clients she has worked with include: Glastonbury Festival, Arts Council Wales and all their funded portfolio, BBC Natural History Unit, Soil Association, Diversity Arts Network South East, Taliesin Arts Centre, Creative Youth Network, Bristol Race Equality Commission, Solon Housing, PeopleMakeitWork Change Creation, Chatham Dockyards,Museum of London, amongst many others. Kamaljit also likes to explore her own creativity and learning through painting, writing, meditation and self development.