My name is Bob Athwal.
I lead Race Equity, Employer Brand, and Early Career at Skyscanner. I am also the co-founder of The 1 Hour Project. I identify as:
Bob Athwal is the Global Lead for Racial Diversity and Early Careers at Skyscanner.
Bob has a unique background and perspective as he has been an employer, a vendor and a University senior leader. He is a regular International conference speaker specialising in Early Careers, Social Mobility and Racial Equity, Student Experience and Student Outcomes.
He has been the recipient of several industry awards relating to graduate recruitment and development as well as careers preparation within universities.
Bob is the co-founder of the Global Career Services Summit which now includes the International Network of Employers and University Career Service Associations. He is also the co-founder of the 1 Hour Project, an initiative designed to level the playing field based upon his PhD to help advance social mobility amongst graduates.
Bob was the first recipient of the ISE fellowship who did not serve as CEO or Chair, recognising his contribution to the sector as an employer and university educator.
"I try to give more of my time. I was taught really early to give something back. Never expect anything in return. Seek to do those favors, because it will come around for you at some point. I've lived by that philosophy and I have to say, it's been brilliant. It's been amazing."
Every young person should have access to a professional network that helps them.
The 1 Hour Project is designed to match students with industry experts providing invaluable insights.
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