As Co-chair of Fujitsu’s Cultural Diversity Network, Amit’s leadership has helped to radically change perceptions of race at Fujitsu, resulting in BITC recognizing Fujitsu as a Top 50 Employer for Race and early commitment to BITC’s Race at Work Charter. Through the network he has championed close collaboration across ERGS to promote new levels of cohesiveness. Amit works tirelessly to raise awareness of the power of networks- leading town halls with the CEO, reverse mentoring senior leaders internally and externally, and promoting key actions such as Black History Month awareness. He is passionate about inspiring the next generation, promoting interfaith dialogue across the business, and ensuring a sustainable path forward for the BAME community. He takes his passion for inclusion into his role with customers and partners with vigor and pride- which has proven that it is not only the right thing to do for business, but for society.
Madhavi is an immigrant working mother, a rare woman in STEM leadership, who has lived and worked in India, Singapore and Europe. She is currently the Executive Sponsor for Schools Engagement and chairs Fujitsu’s UKI Cultural Diversity Network (CDN), developing and implementing the vision for ethnic minority recruitment and progression. Her CDN team works with the D&I team and Executives to increase awareness, build more inclusive culture, and celebrate role models. She has run multiple panels to encourage open conversations and next steps. She regularly represents Fujitsu at external events and at panel discussions organised by BITC, Investing in Ethnicity, GAIL, BBBA and others to progress the conversation on Race. Madhavi is growing her voice on social media and uses her Linkedin Profile to raise awareness on diversity, having authored articles on diversity and reverse mentoring which have been widely shared.
Dewole is leading the charge for the Fujitsu to bring a coaching culture to Sales. One of the express aims of this initiative is to prioritize “potential” over “experience” in Fujitsu’s hiring practises. He is the Treasurer for the Parent Teacher & Friends Association (PTFA) for the Emmanuel Community School. This is a free school in the heart of gentrifying Walthamstow (E17) that has a greater than 80% BAME representation. Dewole is a Non-Executive Director of One World, an NGO whose mission is to empower the worlds poorest people through technology. Dewole also coaches two BAME entrepreneurs., helping them establish and grow their companies. He also has won Gold Start – Innovation Award, and a Bronze Award for going the extra mile to improve the “Forecasting” interlocks between Sales and the Finance and Delivery organizations.
Sonia is an accomplished manager with eight years experience operating in a customer-focused, commercial environment. A strategic thinker with a proven track record of effectively engaging and managing stakeholders, driving global growth and implementing complex transformational change. Alongside this, Sonia is an active member of the Cultural Diversity Network, which celebrates a multicultural Fujitsu and enables people from whatever background, to feel confident and comfortable as themselves. She strives to provide a safe environment for colleagues of all backgrounds to communicate, by collaborating with all diversity and inclusion networks throughout Fujitsu. Sonia has been on the board of trustees for The Bouncing Ball Foundation since 2016. The Bouncing Ball is a charity delivering educational projects to communities in Kenya. Through this, she is sponsoring the Compassionate Programme, which educates children who are not able to afford primary education, often coming from families that are struggling to feed and dress them.