KOAN Conversations

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Trauma-Informed Leadership

Register now to join us at 1 p.m. MT April 24 for an exclusive FREE webinar with Integrated Work CEO Jennifer Lyn Simpson and our special guest, chartered chemical engineer, bridging health and safety with diversity and inclusion for positive change Mark McBride-Wright.

This is the third in a series of live conversations exploring concepts in Jen’s book, the KOAN method: Breakthrough Leadership for a Divided World. The live conversations are part of KOAN Conversations, a community and content series designed for leaders ready to connect, innovate, and inspire.

Whether you’re a leader by profession, choice, or circumstance, this webinar is a call to action and a beacon of hope. Don’t miss the chance to delve into insightful ideas and be part of this conversation that promises breakthroughs.

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Mark McBride-Wright, is a chartered chemical engineer specialising in health and safety with experience in oil and gas, government services and defence. He holds a PhD and Masters in Chemical Engineering from Imperial College London. He is a recognised leader in diversity and inclusion in the engineering and construction industry. He is chair and co-founder of InterEngineering, an organisation which connects, informs and empowers LGBT+ engineers and supporters. Under Mark’s leadership, the organisation has become the leading organisation addressing LGBT+ inclusion in the engineering and construction sector engaging prominent engineering institutes and employers, with a membership of over 500 engineers. Mark authored a report for the UK Government on tackling homophobic, biphobic and transphobic bullying in engineering and is working with the UK Government on implementation of the recommended measures.

Mark is a Chartered Engineer with the Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE) and is a founding member of the IChemE Diversity and Inclusion Working Group. Mark has direct experience working in oil and gas, government services and defence. As a health and safety specialist, he is passionate about helping businesses overcoming challenges and barriers to create a positive health and safety culture. There are many parallels embedding an inclusive corporate culture and the intersection between health & safety and diversity & inclusion is a critical aspect to get right to unlocking positive results in both people and performance.

Mark has spoken at numerous events including the launch of Rolls-Royce LGBT Network PRISM alongside world-renowned gay rights campaigner Peter Tatchell, London Business School’s 2015 and 2016 EUROut conference for LGBT MBA students, and the UCL Institute for Engineering Education conference on inclusion in engineering.

Be the leader you’ve been waiting for

the KOAN method: Breakthrough Leadership for a Divided World confronts the failure of yesterday’s models of leading and organizing to solve today’s most pressing problems and makes the case for a new and better way.