BAME Staff Equality Forum

The University of Leicester BAME (Black and Minority Ethnic) Staff Forum was set up in 2012,  and welcomes new members at any time.  The Staff Forum is a friendly staff group that provides a platform for staff with an interest in this area of equalities. The forum provides an opportunity to exchange information, ideas and raise awareness about equalities within the University in a confidential and safe space.

The forum meets three times a year on a Wednesday at 12.00 pm to 1.00 pm.

Dates for 2019/20:

11 September 2019

If you are interested in taking part in the BAME Staff Forum please contact the Chair, Manish Maisuria, email:

The forum have requested data on recruitment at the most senior level to see if BAME people are applying for those posts: The data covers January 2013 to June 2016.  Overall BAME representation at the University of Leicester has been above the sector average of 11% for the last four years (14% in January 2016).

Recruitment Data for Senior Posts (Available to Staff and Students Only)

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Equality, Diversity and Inclusion
0116 252 3334

Head of Equality, Diversity and Inclusion
Dr Angie Pears
0116 373 6424

EDI Manager
Mandeep Rupra
0116 2525909

EDI Projects Manager
Humaa Noori
(Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday)
0116 252 2747

Senior Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Officer
Dr Faye McCarthy
0116 229 7567

EDI Coordinator
Michaela Lefley
(Monday - Wednesday)
0116 252 3334

EDI Assistant
Patrick Ward
0116 373 6420

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Team, University of Leicester- Room 008, Astley Clarke Building, Central Campus, University Road, Leicester, LE1 7RH,