How to Embrace Diversity of All Kinds in the Workplace (Panel)
While diversity and inclusion efforts have focused primarily on ethnicity and gender, many employers are seeking to be more inclusive of neurodiversity, people with disabilities, and other forms of diversity. Not only can this create a more culturally rich work environment for everyone, but an opportunity to broaden the search for talent in a competitive labor market. How can companies hire and promote a diverse workforce with the accommodations they may need, as well as focusing on their talent and potential rather than their differences?
Carlos Cubia, SVP, Global Chief Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer, Walgreens Boots Alliance
Bridget Hurd, Chief Diversity Officer and VP of Inclusion and Diversity, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
Bethany Saint Clair, Director, Equity, Diversity & Inclusion Programs, OpenText
Shalin Kothari, VP, people & DEI strategy, Schneider Electric
James Deignan, Inclusive Technology Specialist, Texthelp
Lydia Dishman, Staff Editor, Fast Company