Equal Opportunities Hub

in partnership with AIG and our D&I champions

We believe every one of our members has the potential to succeed, no matter their background or personal circumstances. As part of our mission to help you build a brilliant career, we've partnered with leading employers all committed to promoting under-represented communities in the workplace and building a diverse and inclusive environment.

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How I did it: From Intern to Internal Audit Graduate at AIG

We catch up with Danya Razzak, who after completing a ten week internship in the Internal Audit department at AIG was offered a permanent graduate position.

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How I did it: Secured an Internship at AIG

We caught up with Julie Nyeko, who after meeting AIG at the Bright Network Festival in September 2016, successfully landed a 12 week internship within the investments team.

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How I did it: Dushyanthi tells us how she won an Analyst role at Accenture

We caught up with Bright Network member Dushyanthi after securing a place on the Consulting graduate scheme at Accenture.

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E.ON: Putting energy into diversity and inclusion

We create a work environment free of prejudice - one that encourages top performance and guarantees equal opportunity.

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London Business School Charm School. Do you have charisma?

Some people are just natural born leaders aren’t they? Not according to new research by Dr Raina Brands who suggests it’s more complex than that.

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The Vodafone Group: Best employer for women

Find out how The Vodafone Group aims to become the world’s best employer for women by 2025 with a target 30% women in management.

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How I did it: Stephanie tells us how she won her role in Audit with Deloitte

Final year Cambridge Classics student, Steph had a chat with us about her experience with Deloitte.

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BP Careers: Women in Integrated Supply and Trading

Discover what it takes to work at BP in supply and trading from two of its employees.

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The inspirational women helping Accenture deliver high performance

Accenture’s inspirational women deliver high performance every day, and this is key to our success.

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How to convince people you have a good idea from London Business School

So you have a good idea. Now what? Don’t make the mistake of thinking that everybody else will instantly recognise it's brilliance: even the best ideas require people to be convinced.

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Diversity at London Business School: An article by Aaron So

Whenever I ask my classmates why they chose LBS they’ll almost always mention the diversity of our class. Our cohort spans a tremendous range of nationalities and backgrounds.

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The Vodafone Group: Women’s Empowerment

Discover how The Vodafrone Group is empowering women across the globe, aiming to connect 50 million women living in emerging markets to help improve their lives and livelihoods.

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How I did it: Secured a graduate role at Insight Investment

We caught up with Bright Network member Frankie Turner to discuss her experience of securing a graduate role at Insight Investment. Read her story and top tips...

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Chartered Insurance Institute report: Women's Risk in Life

The CII is the largest professional body for the Insurance and Financial Planning professions. Their purpose is to build public trust in insurance.

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How I did it: Secured a Shipping Coordinator role at BP

Following a successful work experience placement at BP, Khalida felt it was a no-brainer when BP offered her a graduate role after completing her degree.

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How I did it: Alec on landing a Brand Manager role with Frontline

We catch up with Alec, who following his attendance at the Bright Network Festival, successfully secured a Brand Manager role with Frontline.

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Meet Pamela, Head of Diversity and Inclusion in EMEA at Bloomberg

Pamela Hutchinson started working in the Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) space in London twenty years ago and was one of the pioneers in the workplace D&I industry.

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London Stock Exchange Group: Women in charter finance

London Stock Exchange Group have committed to employ and invest in the development of a highly diverse, global workforce to deliver on our sustainable vision.

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American Express: A diverse workforce. an inclusive workplace

We aspire to continue to develop a talent pool that brings together unique perspectives, backgrounds and experiences

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An interview with: Claire McDonald

We speak with Claire McDonald ACII Chartered Insurer who is the Global Head of Operations & International Insurance Solutions Global Practice Leader at Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS)...

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How I did it: Secured a Software Developer role at BP

We catch up with Hadi Wibawa who, after studying Chemical Engineering at Imperial College London, went on to secure a role at BP as a Software Developer.

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Bank of America Merill Lynch: Key skills you need to succeed in finance

The best part about my work would be my team. It's a great place where you can put in your ideas and people really do appreciate them.

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London Business School Leadership insights: effective teamwork

David Pyott speaks with professor Randall S. Peterson, Academic Director of the Leadership Institute, in the first of his illuminating films on leadership.

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How I did it: Secured a Training Contract with Charles Russell Speechlys

Bright Network member Anna Reynolds tells us how she secured a Training Contract with Charles Russell Speechlys and gives her top application tips.

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Meet Jemma, Head of Philanthropy & Engagement at Bloomberg

In this Q&A, we speak with Jemma about Bloomberg’s philanthropy program and learn about the must-see cultural attractions in London this summer.

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S&P Global’s Inspirational Interns Awarded D&I Scholarships

Read the essay highlights from the winners of S&P Global’s annual Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) Scholarships.

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How I did it: Landing a role at American Express

Bright Network member and UCL student Grace tells us how she secured a graduate role at American Express. Check out her top tips to help you get ahead with your applications.

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London Business School: Negotiating skills women can't afford to ignore

Negotiating has become an increasingly important skill in a world in which we are changing jobs more frequently than ever before.

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How I did it: Life as a consultant at Accenture

We caught up with Bright Network member Cheryl, who secured a consulting role at Accenture. Find out how she's been getting on and see what advice she has to offer others.

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Deloitte in Conversation: Women in Technology

Deloitte has a highly active Women in Technology network and in this video Shilpa discusses her personal passion for it, the motivation behind it and what it exists to achieve.

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Maame Kwarteng: From Intern to Analyst at Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Maame Kwarteng is an Analyst in the Global Risk team. She talks about her role at Bank of America Merrill Lynch and why she joined.

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How I Did it: Secured a Client Services Associate role at S&P Global

We spent some time catching up with Bright Network member Raphael Ikonagbon, who has recently secured a position as Client Services Associate at S&P Global.

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Deutsche Bank Graduate Outreach for Women

Christine graduated from the University of Durham and is currently an analyst at Deutsche Bank’s Global Markets Division. Here, she provides an insight into the Bank’s Graduate Outreach for Women (GROW) programme and how it has helped her start her career in banking.

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Diversity and Inclusion Insight Investment

Richard Burke and Lynne Dalgarno from Insight Investment talk about Diversity and Inclusion

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An interview with Xander Shrewsbury

Xander Shrewsbury talks about working at American Express as a Technology Analyst

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Application tips from Giulia Rusconi, CREDit Programme Analyst at S&P Global

Giulia Rusconi recently joined S&P Global as a CREDit Programme Analyst - we talk to her about the application process and find out what her average day is like.

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Linda Jones from Pinsent Masons on Female Diversity

Linda Jones speaks about the Sky initiative to improve the gender balance in Pinsent Masons' senior leadership team

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An interview with Kultar Khangura

Kultar Khangura from the Birmingham Commercial Property Team in Pinsent Masons talks about the firm's Multi-Cultural Network Group.

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London Business School how to be LGBT in business

Be judged for your work but don’t hide who you are, Luxembourg’s PM Xavier Bettel tells LBS crowd

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Annabel Smith Head of Diversity EMEA at Morgan Stanley

Annabel Smith talks about diversity at Morgan Stanley, the culture and working environment, and top tips for applying

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An interview with Karishma Lall

Karishma Lall talks about her experience applying to American Express

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How I did it: From Intern to CREDit Programme Analyst at S&P Global

We talk to Bright Network member Amisha Unnadkat on transitioning from Summer Intern to CREDit Programme Analyst at S&P Global Ratings.

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How I did it: Secured a CREDit Programme Analyst role at S&P Global

We speak to William Buck, who recently secured a CREDit Programme Analyst role at S&P Global, about what matters when searching for the perfect career.

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Find out about Diversity at Teach First

Teach First believe that no child's educational success should be limited by their socio-economic background, or any other aspect of their background. To inspire and motivate these young people to...

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Bloomberg Internship: It’s all about inclusivity, camaraderie and meritocracy

Omar Diouri became a Bloomberg employee while still completing his final year of university. Read why he wanted to turn his summer experience into a career.

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An interview with Tomas Van Zeller

Tomas Van Zeller from Baillie Gifford talks about his experience of the Investment Management Graduate Programme

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