This month, THINK EQUAL Project Director, Leanne Foy meets Mary Godbeer, Senior Corporate Communications & PR Manager at International Cricket Council.
What can sport and business learn from each other when it comes to levelling the playing field? Mary shares how often being the only female in the meeting room can be a powerful and positive influence. If this resonates with you, Mary shares the importance of developing an open mindset that seeks constructive feedback. Be brave and back yourself!
In this episode, Mary shares how the ICC are making progress to champion equality in their sport and their business. On IWD and beyond, initiatives have included, closing the gender pay gap, developing safe spaces for women on digital channels and building a diverse team.
- How to develop a ‘curious’ mindset to identify your career goal
- The importance of bravery when it comes to progression
- Why your network is the best place to look for honest and constructive feedback
Mary’s passion for sport and diversity is contagious. It's a fabulous listen, we hope you enjoy it!
A note from THINK EQUAL
We are stronger together, than we are alone. And that’s why we want the marcomms industry to come together to make a difference. Every single person who makes up our brilliant industry can make an impact. Want to get involved? We’d love to hear from you. Whether that’s through donating your time on our working committee, or putting your hand up to run an event or training session, you may have some suggestions of speakers to add to our speaker library, or have a venue you want to provide for free. Contact us at email@example.com
THINK EQUAL is the new Equality, Diversity and Inclusion initiative led by The Marketing Society. THINK EQUAL aims to drive diversity and inclusion across the marcomms industry in the MENA region. Through training, events, mentoring, policy changes, content and more. We aim to provide tangible activity that will make an impact and a difference now.
Our regular THINK EQUAL podcast shines a light on inspiring leaders who are dedicated to levelling the marcomms playing field.