Shahnaz Ali, OBE, MA was the Director for Equality, Inclusion and Human Rights at NHS North West from December 2007 until the dissolution of the English Strategic Health Authorities in March 2013. Prior to that she was the Director of Education Commissioning for South Yorkshire Workforce Development Confederation, Director for Local Authorities and Wider Partnerships for South Yorkshire Strategic Health Authority and she has held various senior roles both in the NHS and local government in both the North and South of England. Her speciality lies in influencing, negotiating and managing change in large complex systems.
A unique "How-to" as well as "Why" book by three diversity specialists, "Making Equality Work" combines background facts and theory about the history and nature of equality and diversity in Britain with the detailed description of how the authors set out successfully to raise the measurable levels of equality outcomes for the National Health Service. The lessons apply in any corporate setting.