Sarah Guerra – Director of Diversity and Inclusion, King’s College London
Sarah Guerra is the Director of King’s College London’s Diversity & Inclusion and spearheads the College’s strategic vision and implementation plans on diversity, equality and inclusion for the entire campus community. Her leadership serves a catalyst for cultural innovation throughout King’s and generates activity that delivers against King’s ambitions to provide an extraordinary staff and student experience.
She has sought and gained the support from King’s senior leadership, instigated a suite of strategic projects to revolutionise attitudes towards diversity and inclusion, championed the use of data to build an evidence base for all activity and is supporting King’s in realising its ‘inclusion journey’. Her priority projects this year will include inclusive practice and provision for staff with disabilities, fostering a cultures and attitudes which challenge bullying, harassment and discrimination, the improving working conditions and support for parents and carers alongside developing a wide -ranging engagement programme which seeks to harness the energy and enthusiasm of the entire King’s community.
Sarah is also a regular spokesperson for King’s and she manages several key partnerships with external organisations such as the Equality Challenge Unit, Stonewall, Working Families and the Disability Business Forum. A born and bred black Londoner and mother of four daughters in a blended family, Sarah has also worked in Diversity & Inclusion in several organisations in other sectors including being a Non-Executive Director of the Civil Service Race Forum.