At the third ‘Building Inclusivity’ conference, speakers discussed how publishers can better reflect the UK’s diverse population and why it’s important.
Remaining ‘committed to keeping this important topic on the publishing agenda,’ the trade show and publishers’ organization will stage a third inclusivity conference on November 27.
Citing variations that range from a 100-percent female product staff to a 17-percent women’s representation in engineering, Wattpad reports on its new self-study in diversity and inclusivity.
‘We can use the marketing muscle and the global strength that we have to support this ever-widening range of storytellers,’ says Mikyla Bruder, publisher of Amazon Publishing.
How is the political climate in the United States is affecting the sales of socially relevant books? One Canadian publisher says the ‘Trump bump’ is real.
As many publishers in the world industry put new stress on diversity, the IPA’s chief speaks on Elsevier’s experience with LGBTI employees–and readers.
Told that the publishing industry ‘has a responsibility to be a beacon of inclusivity,’ delegates to the UK’s diversity conference look at challenges.
‘Publishers are noticeably investing in improving inclusivity,’ says the Publishers Association’s Emma House in London ahead of Monday’s conference.
In its program to change the makeup of the UK book business workforce, British publishers have taken the lead in international inclusivity efforts.