[EPISODE] It May Be Diverse But Is It Inclusive?
Today we will talk with Patsy Doerr speaker, columnist, thought leader and Global Head, of Corporate Responsibility & Inclusion at Thomson Reuters.
Everyone understands the importance of diversity but inclusion is often overlooked. There is no place more diverse than a poker table with the exception being women but just because you check the boxes doesn’t mean your finished.
We’ll talk to patsy about :
-Why Diversity and Inclusion has become such a hot button
-How people can identify biases whether at the poker table or the conference table
-Whether you can have diversity if one group is excluded
-How she built from scratch the jobs she wanted as she pursued her passion for D&I.
Today show is about diversity and inclusion. It is more than just checking off boxes it is about inclusion. There are not enough women at the Poker table. Today’s Special guest is Patsy Doerr speaker,columnist, thought leader and Global Head, of Corporate Responsibility & Inclusion at Thomson Reuters. Patsy discusses why diversity is such a hot topic now and the challenges along way.
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