Meena Chander is a mother, a wife and the proud Founder of Events Together Limited. Through her love of bringing people together and it’s potential to inspire change, she has worked in corporate event management for nearly 25 years. Currently living just outside Milton Keynes with her husband and daughter, she is passionate about her local community. A natural organiser with a personable, honest and professional approach, Meena graduated from Leeds Metropolitan University, in MSc Event Management in her 40s. Her background is the organisation of large conferences, trade shows and managing international exhibtion strategies for clients, including design , build and overall presence at these global shows. Proactively promoting corporate cohesion and productivity in teams, her company regularly produces insightful events. This is Us, is an event about supporting and improving diversity and inclusion in the workplace. Flexible and open minded with a focus on development, she has the confidence to ask questions and share concerns. More recently, she has set up a social enterprise called Diversity in Conferences and Events (DiCE) which has 3 main aims:
- Raise awareness of D & I in the workplace through the platform of conferences and events;
- Create a mentoring programme for events professionals from underrepresented backgrounds;
- Establish an internationally recognised DiCE accreditation for events companies
Her hobbies include dancing, the arts, networking and travelling—where her recent adventure involved a road trip around the US with her family.