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Delta talks… the meritocracy myth

Dr. Doyin Atewologun and Dorothea Bannerman-Bruce

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The second in the successful Delta talks… series sees Delta CEO and Founder Dr. Doyin Atewologun and Dorothea Bannerman-Bruce, Head of Lawyer learning at Linklaters, discuss the meritocracy myth.

Who’s talking?


Dr. Doyin Atewologun, Director of Delta Alpha Psi, Dean of the Rhodes Scholarship at the University of Oxford, and multi award winning chartered business psychologist in conversation with Dorothea Bannerman-Bruce, Head of Lawyer Learning at Linklaters, and experienced learning & development specialist with a demonstrated passion for talent management, career development, coaching, personnel management, and employee engagement.


Together they will:


  • Help you understand why assuming meritocracy is the status quo in your organisation is problematic.
  • Explain how and why everyone needs to learn how to challenge the myth of meritocracy.
  • Provide guidance on how you can aspire towards creating a truly meritocratic process for diverse talent to prosper and progress in your organisation.


Who is this talk for?


This talk is aimed at all who have responsibility or interest in talent, leadership, and diversity & inclusion such as D&I leaders, HR professionals, Senior Leaders, Allies and Sponsors, as well as professionals from under-represented/minoritised groups (e.g. professionals who self-identify as minority ethnic, women, LGBTQIA+ or disabled/living with disabilities).

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