The Power of Inclusion

One Fine Day
Wednesday, 13 March 2019
5:30 pm – 8:30 pm (UK time)
    • Irene Afful

It’s time to talk about diversity! This is our first diversity event, hosted with the CII, which will focus on gender equality, stereotypes and challenges faced by both males and females.
Please join us for a networking evening at One Fine Day with guest speaker Irene Afful who will talk about her experiences and challenges coming through the ranks of Merseyside Police.

Profitability, Reputational Risk & Diversity

“A successful person is one who can lay firm foundations with the bricks others have thrown at them” - David Brinkley.

Irene Afful MSc. became the first ever black female inspector the history of Merseyside Police. On her journey through the force, Irene had to break down racial and gender boundaries to become such a trailblazer for other black women. She became a force for culture change within the police service and now runs her own professional coaching and consultancy business.

During her talk, Irene will discuss her personal journey of adversity, challenges and ultimate success, how she developed strategies to transform her thinking and build a successful career, business and transform her life. She will discuss why it makes business sense to be more diverse, particularly at senior levels and present some research on how businesses with diverse boardrooms are not only more profitable, but are also more attractive to top talent, enhancing its reputation.

  • One Fine Day
  • Cotton Exchange
  • Old Hall Street
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CII Accredited

This demonstrates the quality of an event and that it meets CII member CPD scheme requirements.

1 hour's CPD can be claimed for this event if relevant to your learning and development needs.

It is recommended that you keep any evidence of the CPD activity you have completed and upload copies to the recording tool as the CII may ask to see this if your record is selected for review. Details of the scheme can be viewed online at