Deep-Dive Session
Getting Your DEI Strategy Off Paper and In Person: Lessons in Innovation From Companies That Are Reaping the Benefits Of Action
Pacific Jewel B
In-Person Tuesday 10/25/2022 11:30 AM - 01:00 PM   Add to calendar
Competencies: Business (Behavioral), Leadership (Behavioral) | Intended Audience: Advanced (Elevating DEI), Intermediate (Fostering DEI)
Workplace Application:
Learn how to leverage innovation strategies to translate DEI aspirations into reality 

Session seating is first come, first served. Thank you for your cooperation.

In this interactive session, learn not only actionable DEI strategies and why they're crucial to your company's bottom line, reputation and resilience, but also how peer companies are tapping innovation strategies to lead from the front...possibly leaving you behind.

Susanne Tedrick, author of "Women of Color in Tech: A Blueprint for Inspiring and Mentoring the Next Generation of Technology Innovators" (Wiley, 2020) and Bertina Ceccarelli, Susanne's co-author of the upcoming title "Innovating for Diversity: Lessons from Top Companies That Are Disrupting Old Practices to Achieve Inclusivity, Equity and Business Success" (Wiley, 2023), will delve into why traditional approaches to DEI programs have not led to meaningful changes and explore how innovation principles—courage, risk-taking, trust, collaboration, and leadership—can cut fresh paths toward results.

Learning Objectives:

  • Discover how proven principles of innovation can power you DEI programs to new results.
  • Learn how other leading companies have implemented and leveraged innovation principles to improve their DEI.
  • Identify areas within your own DEI programs and initiatives in which to apply innovation.
Susanne Tedrick Photo
Susanne Tedrick, Owner,
Susanne Tedrick LLC
Bertina Ceccarelli Photo
Bertina Ceccarelli, CEO,