Dates and Times:
8/11/2020: 8:30 - 9:30 a.m.
8/11/2020: 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.
It’s no secret that organizations that embrace diversity, equity and inclusion (DE&I) throughout their business outperform their peers. So how do we ensure, as HR professionals, that DE&I is more than just a statement in the employee handbook? With your peers, discover what a diverse, equitable, and inclusive workplace looks like, recognize top barriers, and how to start conversations for real change.
MRA Subject Matter Expert: Lisa Pook, Organization Development Manager (bio). As part of the OD team, Lisa uses her unique experiences and insights to help MRA members improve their effectiveness. A sincere listener, practical advisor, and enthusiastic coach, Lisa develops trusting work relationships as she assists members in reaching their organizations’ goals.
MRA Facilitator: Lynell Meeth, Director, HR and Content Strategy (bio). Lynell’s facilitation style is candid and curious, using her strengths in relating to others and sharing stories to help inspire and lead.
Peer Discussion Questions:
- What is the connection between the work you do and your organization’s diversity, equity, and inclusion goals?
- What’s the biggest motivation for engaging in DE&I within your organization?
- How will you begin – or alter - ongoing D&I conversations at work?