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The road to equality

Gabrielle Austen Browne charts her career journey and reveals how it led to the formation of Diversity Ally.

What I love about the events industry is that you don't have to go through a traditional route to have a career in the sector. Transferable skills are relevant, valued and extremely welcome, which ultimately is why I decided to pursue a career in events. 

Before moving into the events industry, I was a professional dance artist performing in musicals, music videos and appearing on film, TV and stage. Way back when, you couldn't take a degree in dance performance, so I didn't go into higher education until I was 30, when I completed a masters in community dance at Laban. And this was where I first discovered my dedication to inclusivity and accessibility...

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