DeLisa Alexander: Invoking empathy and policy for effective diversity and inclusion advocacy

Conversation from the Finding Ada Conference 2020.
Synopsis
Invoking empathy and policy for effective diversity and inclusion advocacy

The work of changing hearts and minds should begin with creating the empathetic moment. In this presentation, Red Hat’s Chief People Officer DeLisa Alexander will discuss how the organisation has advocated for greater diversity and inclusion by strategically invoking empathy to create a willingness to behave differently. Alexander will also address policy changes and stakeholders creating often-helpful pressure on organisations to get diversity and inclusion right, and how savvy diversity and inclusion practitioners can leverage these trends to deliver change for their organisations.
About DeLisa
DeLisa Alexander is executive vice president and chief people officer at Red Hat, leading the team responsible for global human resources including Red Hat University. Its mission is to be a strategic partner in acquiring, developing, and retaining t...

 

 

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