At the same time, companies are under pressure to ensure diversity in their workforce, leadership teams, and executive boards. This pressure comes from customers, the investment community, potential hires, employees and the public.
Inclusion is more than being respectful and welcoming. It ensures a culture where every employee feels authentic and valued in interpersonal interactions. Inclusion also results from policies and practices that ensure a fair system where no one is advantaged or disadvantaged because of their identity.
The biggest factor getting in the way of progress is data analytics that shed light on the patterns of inclusion and reveal actionable insights.
This is the raison d’être of Pulsely.
Dr. Rohini Anand is a leading expert on organizational transformation, corporate responsibility and diversity and inclusion. She is a sought after thought leader and a published author.
Natasha Chetiyawardana is Co-Founder and Creative Partner Bow & Arrow, a white space digital innovation firm; Managing Director at Accenture Song, and Chair of The Drum Awards for Design. She’s a C-Suite challenger, diversity advocate and creativity champion.
Lee Jourdan is the former CDIO at Chevron and is recognized for advancing a more diverse and inclusive corporate culture. He is a contributor to Harvard Business Review, Hart Energy and The Washington Post.
Taiye Selasi is a NYT best-selling novelist, screenwriter, children’s book writer, photographer, visual storyteller and sought-after speaker. She challenges us to dismantle the systematic, institutionalized and pervasive structure of racism.