I remember once being in a queue at a newsagent in Croydon, London when a gentleman approached me with the excitement of someone who had just discovered they were the heir to a huge fortune and said, “This is the end of racism!”.
Oluwole “Ollie” Folayan has spoken of his honour having been made a Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) in the New Year Honours.
Offshore energy companies are still struggling on the issue of representation, an industry expert has said, as it still does not reflect its own community of workers.
Ollie Folayan, chair of AFBE-UK Scotland, looks at the key talking points for the year ahead from his hopes for diversity and inclusion to transition and the future for energy workers.
With COP26 now in the rear-view mirror, Energy Voice has assembled a panel of experts to give their verdicts on whether the summit really was a climate change turning point.
Hundreds of people gathered at a special awards event to celebrate diversity and inclusion in the energy industry.
Hundreds of people are to gather in Aberdeen next month to celebrate diversity and inclusion in the energy industry.
A senior oil and gas figure says more companies need to take diversity and inclusion “seriously” in order to drive real change in the sector.
Social enterprise AFBE-UK Scotland has teamed up with Aberdeen University’s School of Engineering to support its diversity and inclusion strategy.
The Nigerian author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie once spoke of being told by a writing tutor that a plot she had written of a middle-class African family was inauthentic. She was met with disbelief when she revealed the story was autobiographical.
BP, Baker Hughes and Spirit Energy are among those that have made the shortlist for AFBE-UK Scotland's 2020 Diversity and Inclusion Awards.
AFBE-UK Scotland and Spirit Energy team up to give youngsters from under-represented groups career advice
Students and graduates facing up to the challenges of finding work in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic have an opportunity to gain career advice at an online event next week.
Some oil industry leaders have been “conspicuous by their silence” on racism and global protests, according to the chairman of a group for black and minority (BME) engineers.
More than 230 people gathered at a special event to celebrate diversity in the UK’s oil and gas sector.
A new awards event has been launched to celebrate diversity in the energy sector.
A special talk on operational safety in the North Sea will be held at Aberdeen University this week.
A group that helps aspiring engineers get into the oil and gas industry is staging two events at universities in Aberdeen later this month.
Pupils at Aberdeen’s Kincorth Academy were given crash course in engineering yesterday.