Equity & Inclusion at LSTM
At LSTM we endeavour not only to reduce, but to dismantle barriers to inclusion and progression wherever they exist. We know that this is a long journey—there are no ‘quick fixes’, and the work will never be ‘done’.
We want to move the conversation on from ‘equality’ to ‘equity’, with the understanding and appreciation that treating all people equally, without consideration of context or background, often perpetuates historic inequality for marginalised groups. And we know that organisations don’t reap the benefits of a diverse workforce without ensuring that the workplace is a place where all can thrive. We are therefore committed to creating an inclusive environment, that by its very nature attracts and retains a diverse, global workforce.
We are fortunate to have committed and active colleagues leading our networks at LSTM. These networks are grassroots-led, have formal representation on our Equity & Diversity Committee, and are key stakeholders for consultation on new policies and practices. The networks work with the School, but are separate entities and help to hold us to account, and drive change.