Nora Fraser

Nora Fraser, a finalist for the Brisbane Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award and AHRI Awards & Scholarships in 2023, stands out as a Global Recognition Award Winner. A committed advocate for Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging in the workplace, Nora's achievements extend beyond accolades. Her article in Pro Bono Australia, published on May 5, 2023, underscores her commitment to fostering diverse and inclusive cultures. Nora has also spoken alongside Hillary Clinton, the 67th United States Secretary of State, at the 2024 Women in Leadership Summit where she discussed the critical link between inclusion and high performance in teams. Nora is a sought-after speaker renowned for her expertise in empowering diverse talent, collaborating with corporations to optimise acquisition pipelines, and drive transformative change across various industries. Her wealth of insights and strategic acumen positions her as a valuable resource for businesses seeking to lead the way in championing diversity and inclusivity through engaging and impactful speaking engagements.

Speaking topics

The importance of cultural intelligence in leadership and management

  • How cultural intelligence empowers leaders to navigate and understand cultural differences.
  • What are some common mistakes leaders make when working with diverse teams and how can they be avoided?
  • How can organisations foster a culture of cultural intelligence and promote it throughout the company?
  • How do you address unconscious bias and the importance of cultural intelligence in the hiring and promotion process?

Building inclusive cultures

  • Strategies for attracting and retaining a diverse workforce.
  • Ways to create an environment where all employees feel valued and respected.
  • Best practices for promoting and maintaining an inclusive culture.

Understanding and addressing workplace discrimination

  • Why management needs to understand the most common form of discrimination in the workplace.
  • How can organisations actively address and combat discrimination in the workplace?
  • Successful strategies or initiatives to promote diversity and inclusion.
  • Measuring the success and impact of diversity and inclusion initiatives.

Why inclusion is so important for leading high performing teams

  • Understanding the Link Between Diversity and Team Performance.
  • Explore the relationship between diversity and high performance in teams.
  • Learn how diversity, in various forms, can either solve or prevent common challenges and problems within teams and organisations.
  • Discuss strategies for understanding employees' broader experiences and promoting inclusion beyond traditional diversity dimensions such as gender, culture, and accessibility.
  • Reflect on the presence of bias in individuals and organisations.
  • Explore ways to recognise and mitigate bias to foster a more inclusive work environment.
  • Discuss how promoting gender equality can contribute to a more inclusive and diverse workplace culture.

Testimonials

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PowertoFly – New York

Thank you for an incredible event at Brisbane Business Hub! Your commitment to fostering engagement and diversity shines through. Looking forward to future collaborations!
Brisbane Business Hub

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