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CVSL Annual Conference 2021

We were delighted to welcome over 100 guests to this year's (online) conference. Thank you to everyone who joined us for an envigorating day of presentations and workshops. The videos and slides are now available to view again. The PhD short videos from the conference are available by clicking the links on the right-hand side of this page (or below if you are viewing this page on a mobile device).

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Finding Synergies in Voluntary Sector by Professor Siv Vangen

The Head of the OU Business School, Professor Siv Vangen, presents 'Finding synergies in voluntary sector – academic collaborations: opportunities and challenges' at the 2021 CVSL Conference, followed by reflections from CVSL Director Dr Carol Jacklin-Jarvis.

Diversity and Inclusion and Leadership by Gamiel Yafai

Gamiel Yafai, Founder of Diversity Marketplace, discusses diversity and inclusion and leadership at the 2021 CVSL Conference, followed by reflections from CVSL academic Dr Fidèle Mutwarasibo.

The slides from Gamiel's presentation are available to download.

Leadership challenges from the perspective of the VCS by Maddy Desforges

Maddy Desforges, CEO of the National Association for Voluntary and Community Action (NAVCA) discusses leadership challenges from the perspective of the local Voluntary and Community Sector (VCS) at the CVSL Conference 2021, followed by reflections from CVSL academic Dr Daniel Haslam.

Conference panel discussion

CVSL Conference 2021 panel discussion with Head of The Open University Business School, Professor Siv Vangen, Gamiel Yafai, Founder of Diversity Marketplace, and Maddy Desforges, CEO of NAVCA, the National Association for Voluntary and Community Action. The panel was chaired by Dr Carol Jacklin-Jarvis, Director of the Centre for Voluntary Sector Leadership.