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Concurrent Session
Improving Equity in the Workplace – Insights from the National Workplace Equity Study and Implications for Practitioner Tools
Pacific Jewel B
In-Person Tuesday 10/25/2022 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM   Add to calendar
Competencies: Business (Behavioral), Leadership (Behavioral), Organization (Technical) | Intended Audience: Senior-Level (Elevating DEI), Intermediate (Fostering DEI)
Workplace Application:
Attendees will learn how to identify the root causes of inequities in their organizations and to create more equitable workplaces using data-driven insights from the National Workplace Equity Study. 

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

SHRM and Boston College partnered to conduct groundbreaking research on the state of workplace equity in the United States. This research focused on identifying the root causes of inequities in the workplace, with a specific focus on the role of employment systems and job structures. Using this research, this session will discuss how to identify the sources of inequities in your workplace and explore research-backed solutions for creating workplaces where workers of all different backgrounds can thrive.

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand the state of workplace equity in the United States.
  • Recognize that inequities are embedded into the structure of jobs and employment systems.
  • Learn how to create a more equitable workplace.
Ragan Decker, Ph.D. Photo
Ragan Decker, Ph.D., Lead Researcher,
Kathleen Christensen, Ph.D. Photo
Kathleen Christensen, Ph.D., Executive Director,
Work Equity