Melanie Dawes sets out her stall as the new Civil Service Diversity and Inclusion Champion.
Melanie Dawes is Permanent Secretary for the Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government. In April 2019, as Chair of the Civil Service People Board, she was appointed as the overall champion for Diversity & Inclusion in the Civil Service. She was previously Civil Service Gender Champion.
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Read the reflections of the Home Office's Jason Ghaboos after his year on secondment at Cambridge University researching the power of engaging men in gender equality.
As part of shaping future priorities for gender equality, Melanie Dawes, Civil Service Gender Champion, introduces the first of two blog posts from women and men describing their stories.
In the third of our blogs marking National Inclusion Week, Civil Service Gender Champion Melanie Dawes looks behind the scenes at what it takes to make the organisation more inclusive.
On International Women's Day, Civil Service Gender Champion Melanie Dawes talks about some of the 'Wonder Women' in public service who have inspired her and others.
Following a recent meeting of 24 female permanent secretaries, past and present, Melanie Dawes reflects on progress towards gender equality in the Civil Service.
Melanie Dawes encourages civil servants to explore the history of their department or agency – for lessons to learn and lessons that we must not forget.
Do you know what the People Board is and what it does? The board's new chair, Melanie Dawes, lifts the lid.
Civil Service Gender Champion Melanie Dawes looks back at the progress on diversity and inclusion over the last 12 months, and highlights the value of mentoring to underrepresented groups.
Sir Jeremy Heywood and Melanie Dawes, Civil Service Gender Champion, look ahead to the opportunities we have to help close the gender pay gap.