Staff networks

If you would like to talk about setting up a staff network or want to feed back on networks' activities and events, please contact the EDI team.


EMBRACE (Ethnic Minorities Broadening Racial Awareness and Cultural Exchange) is the School's black and minority ethnic group for staff at LSE.


Gender Equality Forum

The Gender Equality Forum is a network of women across LSE committed to addressing gender inequality in pay, access and culture.

Contact:, Suki Ali (co-chair), Sara Geneletti (co-chair)

LSE Power – professional women's network

The Power network was created in early 2015 in response to an initiative by LSE's Equality and Diversity team to set up a number of informal staff networks.


Network of Disabled Staff and Students (NODSS)

The Network of Disabled Staff and Students (NODSS), chaired by Ken Kinsella, Director of Capital Development, meets bi-monthly:

  • To discuss matters or issues on all projects to evaluate disability interests
  • To act as a consultation group in the interests of LSE staff, students and the public
  • To enable improved communication on disability issues regarding the estates and its buildings and building-related services
  • To work effectively on projects where each department is a stakeholderTo enable the sharing of skills and knowledge.

If you are interested in joining the group or would like more information about matters discussed, please contact Phoebe Dunster.


Spectrum is the network for lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT) staff at LSE.

Twitter: @LSESpectrum

Parents and Carers Network

The Parents Network is for parents (which includes anyone who is caring for a child, be it their own, adopted, or fostered) and carers to meet and exchange experiences, tips, and to socialise.