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With its impact not just on equality, but also on our mental wellbeing, Ingrid is changing the conversation on diversity and inclusion. Through using mindfulness and leveraging diversity of thought, she is disrupting the way unconscious bias training has been delivered to date. Her method brings about inclusive collaboration, ensure's everyone's authentic voices are heard and ignites creativity. 
Testimonials

Talk on being an authentic entrpreneur:
“Ingrid Marsh is a fantastic public speaker!” 
— Google Campus

Talk on Unconscious Bias:
"Always love listening to the wonderful Ingrid Marsh"
 
— Robert McCargow, PWC, Artificial Intelligence Programme Leader and the 38th most influential person in the world in AI.  

Talk on Unconscious Bias:
"Hello. Just wanted to say thank you for the talk on Monday. It has certainly got us thinking about the unconscious bias that might exist in the work we do. We spend a lot of time trying to avoid personal bias, that's important for great design but I've never really considered there might be a gender, race, social bias lurking within the design patterns we choose. First thing I checked, the order in which we allow our users to select the gender of their patients in our product... You won't be surprised to learn that we implemented 'Male' before 'Female'. For no good reason at all. Surely our default sorting should have been alphabetical but there you go... We often have to consciously make tough decisions and compromises and we spent a while discussing the appropriate way to input gender, considering the importance of how individuals might want to be identified in a clinical context and a raft of standards and political issues but we never once thought to consider the order in which we display the choices for our users. It's not like we don't have a mix of genders on our team but none of us spotted it. Anyway, it's helpful to be reminded where our blind spots might be. Thanks again.
-- Elliot Engers - Co Founder and CEO Infinity Health


Bio

Ingrid Marsh is a Diversity Trainer, NLP practitioner and an Authentic Voice Coach. Having much experience in unconscious bias training and being aware that it is not always as effective as it should or could be, she developed new mindful techniques to improve the process which she delivers via her Reboot Retreat. She has been an activist for gender equality in various capacities for nearly ten years and is the founder of Women With Voices. Here, through her background in broadcasting, she helps teams and individuals to express their authentic voices through the art of public speaking. Through her work on raising awareness of unconscious gender and racial bias prevalent in Artificial Intelligence, Ingrid is also a member of the IEEE Global AI Ethics Outreach Committee.

Ingrid's work supports organisations to leverage diversity of thought and deliver business value through a cognitively diverse workforce. The mindfulness techniques are used to stop participants making decisions on autopilot, to extend their inclusion net and to test their decisions for bias. 

Google Campus described her as a fantastic public speaker and her community as passionate, energetic, raw and thought-provoking.

She is a serial entrepreneur who has owned everything from a vintage lifestyle shop in Islington to a tech online food marketplace. In her earlier career, Ingrid worked in Account Management serving major financial institutions, such as JP Morgan, Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley. Her communications skills have led to voice-overs for radio ads aired on the BBC and local radio stations. She was a life coach columnist for The South London Press Newspaper and radio station Asian Star. She has appeared as an expert on Nick Ferrari's LBC radio show and joined panels on OH TV sky 199 alongside MP Tessa Jowell and UK Olympian Will Bayley.

the risk of employees transferring their own unconscious biases into their work. 

 

Signature talks:

  • How to unleash your inner badass

An empowering talk on mitigating the impact of unconscious bias and stereotyping on your self-esteem. It empowers participants to unlock the negative messaging preventing them from being their authentic self, how to unleash their authentic voices and build resilience to reach their full human potential.

  • The Power of Inclusive Collaboration

    A talk on diversity of thought and using mindful ways to unleash the power of everyone's authentic voices.

  • Pause for change 

    Unconscious bias impacts 'everyone.' From our sex and race to even our height and accents. A talk on how to use a holistic and mindful approach to become aware of and release our unconscious biases to improve ourselves and the environments in which we work

  • How to minimise the risk of transferring your unconscious biases in to your work, such as in Artificial Intelligence.

    Raising awareness of the unconscious bias in AI. How to help mitigate it for less biased outcomes and to protect your organisations reputation.

  • Mindful ways to close the gender gap

    A talk on how getting still can help to stop inequality for gender, race, sex, sexual orientation, ability, religion or age.

 

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    With the growth of mental health issues among young women and girls due to gender stereotypes, sexism, and anxiety about how they look, she is also campaigning for the UK government to raise awareness of the stereotypes being reinforced in the fastest growing area of technology, artificial intelligence and to provide advice on mitigating its impact. Please sign the petition

     

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    Outcomes

    Ingrid at The Eleven

    By the end of my talk participants will be equipped with tools to: 

    Be themselves! 

    Create a more inclusive, smarter and dynamic workforce

    Be empowered to speak up, speak out

    Bring their unique ideas, solutions and perspectives

    Be equipped with tools to replace the limiting beliefs that hold them back 

    Be equipped with tools to acquire more power, presence and personal impact 

    Other signature talks:

    How to express yourself authentically

    Power, presence and personal impact

    The power of storytelling

    How to be an authentic entrepreneur

    Work/Life Balance 

    More Testimonials:

    “Ingrid is fire!! Innovative, Engaging, Raw.”
    — Lanre Atijosan - The Beauty Bank
    “Great opening presentation by Ingrid Marsh. Thought provoking indeed!”
    — FALAK S SALEEM
    “Great energy, great speaker, great inspiration with some wonderful tips too.”
    — Sara Stafford-Williams
    “I echo the too! great event last night. Loved the vibe and the positive energy in the room.”
    — Parwinder Dale
    “Wonderful event! Love what you are doing and stand for. ”
    — Natasha Hayles
    “If I wore a wig could I come to your courses too?”
    — Michael G
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