Rally the Troops! How to Be a Better Ally in Your Workplace & Close the Gap

We often underestimate the power we have as individuals to create real cultural change in our workplace. 

With HiBob’s Growing Pains report finding that the current economic downturn is pushing other priorities to the top, it’s more important than ever to raise awareness for ongoing gender pay gap issues and be advocates for your affected colleagues.

Hosted by Pavi Iyer, join us for a panel discussion as we look at ways you can help amplify the voices of your colleagues and elevate their employee experience.

Join us on Tuesday 5th March at 2pm and discover:

  • How to be an authentic ally – practical ways you can show up for your colleagues
  • Building belonging – how to create a safe space in your workplace 
  • Rally the troops – how to help others in your workplace see their potential to create change.

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Pavi Iyer


Pavi is a seasoned Global HR and Talent professional with experience leading teams and driving business results through people strategies.

With a passion for people and a talent for connecting individuals with opportunities, she brings a track record of developing and implementing innovative HR initiatives that drive employee engagement, foster a positive company culture, and support business growth.

Ankit Sharma

Ankit Sharma


Ankit has a decade of experience in Talent Acquisition and Recruitment. He is the founder of Start2Scale, a Talent and People advisory based out of Sydney, supporting Founding teams in building scalable, resource efficient Talent functions.

Most recently, Ankit worked for Atlassian and was a Global Head of Talent for Search.io – an early stage StartUp based out of Sydney and San Francisco, which saw a successful exit in late 2022.

Ankit is also an active member of Jobs for Humanity and Lean In Inc., two NGOs that support migrant women and refugees to get job-ready.

Leni Rokosova

Leni Rokosova


Leni brings an incredible wealth of experience to this discussion having over 10 years’ experience in talent acquisition across Europe and Asia pacific, with a major focus on startup and scale up businesses. 

Described as a ‘rockstar’ by colleagues, Leni continues to support people in their roles and develop the talent acquisition community, by sharing her passion for inclusivity and fair culture. 

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Closing the Gender Pay Gap - Why Managers Are Key To Diversity & Inclusion

It’s time to close the gap and reopen the conversation. 

The gender pay gap has been a big topic of discussion in recent years, but there’s still plenty of work to be done. HiBob’s recent Growing Pains report found that the current economic downturn is only causing the gap to widen as companies battle with competing priorities.

Hosted by Jo Ioannidis, join us for a panel discussion, as we take a look at how managers and senior leaders can help switch directions and create a more diverse, equitable and inclusive workplace.

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Join Burnout Coach, Lauren Kress, and explore how to recognise the signs and symptoms, how to support others and uncover strategies to reduce the risk of damaging your well-being.

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During this 90 minute online workshop hosted by Tova Angsuwat, you will learn the importance of self-promotion in your personal and professional life and be equipped with tools to develop this skill.