Thursday Nov 2nd
Making Diversity & Inclusion an Actionable, Trackable Metric at Your Company (Until 3:20pm)
Truly innovative and entrepreneurial companies test their riskiest assumptions not just about the products they create, but also about the people they engage with. Issues of racism, sexism, and other barriers to inclusion for people from diverse backgrounds and cultures is a huge area for improvement across industries. Ignoring issues of bias hurts organizations, both ethically and economically, not to mention to the gaps these biases create in hiring pools, employee retention, and customer bases. We’ve invited top diversity thought leaders together to go beyond simply discussing the problem of exclusionary hiring and office culture practices and to offer actionable, practical tools and tactics that modern companies can implement as solutions.