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Ashanti Bentil Dhue

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Ashanti Bentil Dhue is a leading DEI, Leadership and organisational change speaker, practitioner and coach in the UK. Ashanti helps organisations to drive change through conscious and self aware conversation. She teaches that systemic change comes from taking a considered, blended approach with the inclusion of appropriate lived experience along with dynamic and innovative approaches to facilitated thinking. This brings powerful accountability to the change process.

Well in advance of delivering any training and education, Ashanti focuses organisations on how they prepare senior leaders, managers and employees for uncomfortable conversations.

Moreover, Ashanti is able to bring the experience she gained from five years spent as a Regulatory Compliance AVP in the finance sector for the likes of Santander Bank, Barclaycard and the Financial Ombudsman Service. This experience has given Ashanti an understanding of corporate governance and challenges associated with leadership and executing transformation and workplace culture shifts.

In addition to Ashanti’s consulting and public speaking, she has been a judge for a number of awards panels, including the Eventex Awards, Independent Publisher Awards and the Virtual Event Institute Awards.Companies worked with include Changing Lives Charity, British Land, Lloyds Banking Group, City Pantry / Just Eat Group, Spinks, Dr Care Anywhere, DIAL Global, IBTM and Professional Publishers Association. 

Ashanti curates and hosts 2 successful podcasts, The Good Soil Podcast is aimed at businesses revealing what they need to know in order to identify, select and engage the right DEI experts, at the right time to ensure they convert ROI on their diversity, equity and inclusion investments.

Confessions of a DEI Practitioner is created for practitioners and consultants offering a critical analysis of the state of the DEI industry, led by those actually doing the work with organisations; speaking openly about the skills, competencies and qualities required by those doing this work.

Talk titles and Recent works include:

Helping women manage debt and performance at work

Is My Workplace Racist? Diversity In Tech

Investing In Bame Employees Beyond Covid

Diversity & Inclusion In Business 

How organisations can celebrate Black History Month 

Racism In The Workplace (Shared globally by Google with its employees).

Inclusive Hiring & Recruitment


Ashanti Bentil Dhue is a leading diversity and inclusion practitioner, speaker, event host, writer and guest lecturer based in the UK

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Ashanti has been a judge on a number of awards panels, including the Eventex Awards

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