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Diversity, Equity and Inclusion: Implications for International Development

Author:
Craig Zelizer

January 15, 2024

Join us for the next Livestream of the Social Change Career Podcast on January 22nd at 10 am EST, "Diversity, Equity and Inclusion: Implications for International Development" with respected leader Angela Bruce-Raeburn, founder of diversity and inclusion consultancy DiverseDEV.

Angela brings invaluable perspective from her extensive background spanning advocacy, policy, and influential consulting roles focused on equitable outcomes for marginalized groups globally.

Why You Should Tune In:

  • Examining DEI in Development: Delve into why diversity, equity and inclusion is integral for ethical, sustainable development programs. It is especially important at this time as DEI has faced scrutiny and questions have been raised about its impact.
  • Insights on Public Health Advocacy: Gain first-hand perspectives from Angela's work with vulnerable populations in Africa, Asia, and Haiti
  • Career Tips for Aspiring Leaders: Get actionable advice for those pursuing impactful careers as advocates and changemakers
  • Lessons from the Journey: Understand key takeaways from Angela's evolution into a globally respected DEI leader

Format: Engaging interviews led by the PCDN team, with opportunities for audience interaction and Q&A.

How to Attend: Join our LinkedIn and YouTube livestream on January 22nd at 10 am EST. Can't tune in? Check out the video recording on LinkedIn or our YouTube Channel or better yet listen to the podcast episode which will be live approximately a week after the livestream.

Why PCDN is Doing this? We're committed to empowering professionals and students to pursue impactful social change careers. For guidance, visit the PCDN Career Campus.

Bio: Angela Bruce-Raeburn is the founder of DiverseDEV, a consultancy designed to support international development organizations, NGOs and civil society groups working to improve the lives of marginalized people anywhere in the world. Ms. Bruce-Raeburn is committed to issues around public health and its impact on vulnerable populations having previously served as the Regional Advocacy Director, Africa and Asia at the Global Health Advocacy Incubator – which focused on strengthening advocates for prevention of non-communicable diseases impacting low and middle-income countries. Prior to that, Ms. Bruce-Raeburn worked as the Senior Policy Advisor for the Humanitarian Response in Haiti at Oxfam in the aftermath of the earthquake from 2010 to 2013. 

A French speaker, Angela holds three master’s Degrees, in Public Administration, Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution. In addition, Angela holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and French from Lincoln University, PA which was founded in 1854 as the nation's first degree-granting Historically Black College and University, or HBCU. 

Angela has written op-eds on development, race and privilege including Wait Until They See your Black Face and International Development has a Race Problem. Angela’s current work is consulting and advising on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Training, speaking to groups about equity and racial diversity and providing guidance to international organizations on developing a DEI ethos for their organization. The goal of this work is to share a perspective of how the lived experiences of racialized people intersect with an international development and a humanitarian system that is inequitable, unjust, and lacking in accountability.

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