Diverseek

Diverseek

Are you passionate about fostering diversity within your workforce? Tune in to our podcast as we explore the insights and expertise of renowned DEI specialists who have successfully implemented diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging initiatives within prominent organizations. Gain inspiration and practical guidance on how to effectively introduce DEI programs in your own workplace. Visit diverseek.com to discover more!

Episodes

April 22, 2024 55 mins

Bridget Hurd serves as the Vice President of Inclusion and Diversity and holds the role of Chief Diversity Officer at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan. She is dedicated to facilitating connections between individuals and the resources necessary for them to thrive. Her commitment extends to fostering employee growth, fostering connections, and promoting understanding across cultures, communities, generations, work styles, and pers...

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Aisha Losche, Chief Diversity Officer at Draper and Co-Founder of Cardinal Coaches, is dedicated to fostering inclusion and reshaping workplaces for the future. With over 15 years of experience in leadership roles, she spearheads strategic initiatives for inclusion, diversity, equity, and access programming. A certified executive & leadership coach, mental health first aider, and qualified administrator for the Intercultural De...

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Dr. Charlyn holds the position of Vice President and Chief Diversity Officer at Capella University, where she draws inspiration from witnessing the university's collective commitment to fostering an inclusive environment for both students and employees. Dr. Charlyn is deeply touched by the daily inquiries she receives from individuals eager to engage in this vital work. With expertise in information technology, she adeptly int...

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Dr. Ketwana serves as the Chief Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Officer at the Community College of Alleghany County. With a fervent dedication, she strives to cultivate environments where students and employees feel welcomed, included, and safe, fostering a sense of belonging. With over two decades of experience as an administrator and faculty member, Dr. Ketwana has championed diversity, equity, and inclusion across various coll...

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Join us for an engaging discussion with Anjali Bindra Patel, an accomplished lawyer serving as the Chief Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Officer at Georgetown Law. Beyond her professional role, Anjali is a devoted mother, a military spouse, and a proud native of Cleveland. She is also a distinguished TEDx Speaker and the Author of the book 'Humanity at Work: Diversity, Inclusion, and Wellbeing in an Increasingly Distributed W...

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Aliah Berman, the Global Chief Diversity Officer at TBWA Worldwide, is deeply passionate about the intrinsic value of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) work, viewing it as a profound alignment with her soul. In her pivotal role, she spearheads the vision, strategy, and execution of TBWA's DEI efforts on a global scale. Beyond her corporate responsibilities, Aliah actively contributes to DEI initiatives, serving on the boa...

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Join us in conversation with Jaslyn Nguyen as we delve into her insights on 'From Internalized Racism to Interconnection: Exploring an Asian American Experience.

Jaslyn, the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Officer at the University of Colorado Denver, is dedicated to cultivating a sustainable and equitable environment that nurtures a profound sense of belonging. In her role, she leverages her expertise to create dive...

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Join us for a conversation with Jobi Martinez, a DEI trailblazer with over 20 years of expertise, she leads our discussion on "Frame, Reframe, and Act: DEI Post Supreme Court Ruling on Affirmative Action." Explore insights and actionable steps for a more inclusive future with Jobi.

Jobi serves as the Vice President and Chief Diversity Officer at Harris Health System, where her commitment to ensuring equitable acc...

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A Deep-Dive Discussion with Turquoise Peart on Cultivating an Inclusive Culture through Impactful and Mindful Communication.

Turquoise is a motivational speaker who highlights the collective human experience through the power of voice. She is passionate about connecting with humanity and uses her words to heal, inspire, transform, unite and impact communities and people. Turquoise has been featured in USA Today’s 2021 “Rac...

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An insightful conversation with Jorge Quezada on elevating the significance of Belonging in the Workplace.

Jorge, serving as the Chief Diversity Officer and VP of People & Culture at Granite Construction, brings a wealth of experience to the construction industry. Additionally, he is the host of the Construction DEI Talks podcast, where he imparts valuable insights and actionable steps for fostering diversity, equity, ...

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A Thought-Provoking Discussion with Jessica Michaels on Embracing Opportunities Over Deficits.

Jessica Michaels, a Neurodiversity Leadership Coach and Speaker at The Neurodiverse Workplace, is dedicated to raising awareness and fostering acceptance of neurodiversity and neuro inclusion. Their mission is to create workplaces that provide support and enable all employees to excel. Jessica shares insights on crafting neuro in...

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A thoughtful conversation with La’Chara Holbrook about Embracing Our Commitment to DEI.

La’Chara is the Founder & CEO of Elite Potential LLC. She is a Global Strategic Leader in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) and an Executive Educator, dedicated to assisting businesses in discovering their core mission and crafting a strategic DEI plan. La’Chara's unwavering commitment to equity is mirrored by her deep pas...

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Engage in a reflective dialogue with Netta Jenkins on the Democratization of DEI.

Netta, the CEO of Aerodei, is deeply committed to ensuring equitable access to opportunities for all. Her remarkable contributions in this field have garnered global recognition. She was honored as one of the top 7 Anti-Racism educators in the world by Forbes and delivered a groundbreaking TEDx talk titled “Reimagining the Workplace.” In 2020...

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Exploring Healthcare Disparities through a Thoughtful Conversation with Saqi Mehta.

Saqi Mehta, the Head of Talent Acquisition and Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at Good Rx, is a distinguished business and academic leader boasting over two decades of experience in the startup arena and collaboration with Fortune 500 companies. With an unwavering commitment to the future of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) and a spe...

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A thoughtful conversation with Dr. Roque (Rocky) Diaz as we explore representation and capacity building in music and arts education.

Dr. Roque Diaz is the Senior Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at MacPhail Center of Music and the founder of Progressing Forward LLC, a consultancy specializing in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in the Arts and Culture sector. He's dedicated to promoting representation and...

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Hector serves as the Vice President of Supplier Diversity and holds the role of Senior Procurement Relationship Manager at US Bank. His fervor lies in creating a meaningful difference by tackling socio-economic disparities within our community. Hector adopts a hands-on leadership approach, showcasing his prowess in human resource development and adept program management. He has been instrumental in furnishing entrepreneurs with the...

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Join us for a conversation with Kimberley Wolf Price for an enlightening discussion on the Nexus of Well-being, where we explore the importance of Inclusion and the nurturing of Belonging.

Kim assumes the vital role of Chief Strategy and Diversity Officer at Bond, Scheneck & King PLLC, spearheading the creation of comprehensive training curricula, impactful programs, and leadership avenues for her team. Her dedication ...

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Kasey Price holds the esteemed role of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Leader at Braskem America. Her deep-rooted passion lies in promoting equity and fostering access, particularly in the realms of education, racial dynamics, and economic parity. With an extensive background spanning over 15 years, Kasey has been a driving force in both nonprofit and for-profit domains, showcasing her prowess in training, facilitation, strategic ...

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Engage in a Dialogue with Yiselle Santos Rivera to uncover the power of  Intercultural Development Inventory as a catalyst for change.

Yiselle is an Architect, Principal and Global Director of Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion at HKS Inc. She is the founder of Women Inspiring Emerging Leaders in Design, or WIELD, and serves on the AIA National Board. She is passionate about creating platforms for other people to fi...

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Embark on an Engaging Dialogue with Jeronda Hill on Unveiling the Complexities of Privilege and its Dynamics.

Jeronda Hill, the Chief Club Experience & DEI Officer for the Boys & Girls Club of Martin County, has a deep passion for engaging youth in DEI concepts and fostering civic responsibility. Jeronda has dedicated over 18 years to serving in the nonprofit sector. Recognizing hate as a learned behavior, she appr...

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