Panel Discussion

Current State of Diversity & Inclusion: Panel on Polarization

May 21, 2021 10:00 PM CEST GET TICKETS

It’s been one year since George Floyd’s murder caused a cultural reckoning around our diversity and inclusion behaviors. In addition, new inclusion and exclusion fault lines have been generated by COVID-19 and remote working, as well as increasing political and social polarization.

Society is rapidly dividing in new ways and many company executives are struggling to know what to do. The traditional DE&I toolbox with diversity quotas, heartfelt CEO emails and unconscious bias training seems woefully insufficient.

So, how should we lead on inclusion in this new environment? Looking at the research over the past 12 months, the panel will discuss:

Wei-Li Chong U.S. President of MindGym
Dr. Janet Ahn Chief Behavioural Science Officer at MindGym 
Tessa West Associate Professor at New York University (NYU)
Khalil Smith Vice President of Inclusion, Diversity, and Engagement at Akamai