News in 2020

Vice President Diane Dumashie attends two webinars on diversity and the SDG's

October 2020

During October 2020, FIG Vice President Diane Dumashie has been involved in two webinar platforms that complement the ongoing work first in FIG SDG’s Task force led by Paula Dijkstra, and second Diversity in our profession a topic led by Commission 1.

Webinar on the UN Habitat global Agenda “Leave no one behind”

FIG Vice President Diane Dumashie was asked and delivered a webinar under the umbrella of RICS Value the Planet Campaign;  The future we want to shape: Surveyors and the UN SDGs

This 1 hour webinar presentation creates a deep understanding of the global context of the UN declaration, and explains the tangible linkage between how high level International policy flows down to our land and built environment professional practices. Diane invited FIG Vice Chair of the Young Surveyors network, Kwabena Asiama to present on two key SDG’s on poverty and gender equality. 

By unpacking the policy detail, enables surveyors to fully understand how their practices truly contribute to the SDGs and the ambitious global agenda that ‘leaves no one behind’

Webinar on Diversity in the profession

Vice President Diane Dumashie was invited to be a panel member on a CPD Webinar Talk as part of “Giving Back” by industry Speakers. Drawn from across the globe the panel included: Dr Louise Brooke-Smith OBE FRICS MRTPI, Diane A Dumashie FRICS CEDR PhD, FIG Vice President, Lionheart Trustee and Director - Dumashie Ltd, Jess Cleland, Group Managing Director East Africa and Indian Ocean Broll Property Group and Arti Ram, MRICS Centre Manager Ascencia Ltd

Organized by Anil Singh Rana FRICS (Mauritius) The panel presented and discussed the recent achievements seen in diversity, inclusion and equality across the built environment sector and above all how we can continue to increase the speed of change.    Diane Dumashie highlighted some of the most successful organisations that ensure changes in attitudes and culture, including referencing a path-breaking text, Managing Diversity and Inclusion in the Real Estate Sector by Amanda Clack and Judith Gabler

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Diane Dumashie
November 2020