Shivani has worked in a range of non-profit specialist organisations and has worked with national and international charities on projects covering research, brand, fundraising, leadership development and CSR. She has experience of executive search for senior charity roles including Board and Executive positions for organisations across the UK including Unicef UK, Make-A-Wish, Christian Aid and Choose Love. Shivani also has extensive volunteering and governance experience and has served as a Trustee for StreetKids International,  is former Chair of Khulisa, and is currently Co-Chair for The Advocacy Academy, a social justice charity. She has volunteered with the organising committee for #charitysowhite and has spoken on diversity related issues including inclusive recruitment, diversity on boards and the charity governance code.

More about Shivani's session:

Shiavni’s session will focus on the importance of diversity and the challenges the sector currently faces in achieving more diverse boards. She will also be discussing the solutions available through the Perrett Laver initiative and highlighting where organisations can go for help with these issues.

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