• 27 Feb 2024
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When to speak out on social issues and manage reputational risk

Sponsored by The Kaleidoscope Group

A panel discussion on when and how to speak out on social issues, some practical steps on the protocols that should be in place and the links to reputational risk if not handled correctly.

Join us for an interesting discussion with panellists Dawn Bryan and Sarah Black on the critical topic of leaders and organisations speaking out on social-political issues. Explore the complexities of this decision, including the short and long-term implications for organisations. Learn insights, including the significance of clear organisational protocols outlining when, why, and how leaders should speak up. If you've ever felt uncertain about making statements on such issues, this event is for you. Join the conversation so that you can confidently lead your business during challenging times.

This will be followed by a moderated Q&A session to allow participants to raise questions in a safe environment.


Dawn Bryan

Dawn oversees the firm’s work with global clients, directs their team of multilingual, multinational consultants, and serves as principal leader on select client engagements. Before joining The Kaleidoscope Group in 2018, Dawn lived and worked for more than 25 years in the Horn of Africa, Asia, and Europe. She combines over 30 years of cross-cultural experience, education, and expertise in effective global leadership practices, and a gift for listening to others to help organizations take practical steps toward continuous improvement as they navigate culturally diverse and complex environments.

Sarah Black

Sarah has more than 30 years of communications experience including as a Board director of a full-service multi-award-winning global PR and content agency, as a Chartered Institute of Public Relations Fellow and Accredited Practitioner. Her work developing and delivering campaigns addressing racism, peacebuilding and reconciliation, adoption, environmental protection and community relations have been recognized by awards from the Chartered Institute of Marketing and the Chartered Institute of Public Relations. Originally from Belfast, Northern Ireland, Sarah now calls Scotland home.


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