Dr. Colleen Batchelder Dr. Colleen Batchelder


Millennials and Generation Z put great emphasis on inclusion, diversity, and equality, and expect companies to shape the working environment in accordance to those values. Organizations no longer have an option to opt-out from addressing the issues. There is a need in the market for creating spaces of diversity, inclusion, and equality, but the decisions, which companies make are based on assumptions.

Dr. Colleen Batcheler approached generational dissonance through four different lenses: anthropology, theology, sociology, and ethnography. This knowledge helps to create a strategy which would address blind spots and create companies where Millenials and Gen Z would work.

About the speaker

Dr. Colleen Batchelder is the CEO of INDIVITI, diversity and inclusion consultant and leadership strategist, executive coach, and keynote speaker. She is passionate about creating companies where Millennials and Generation Z want to work and moving business leaders forward towards change.

For over 20 years, she has presented talks on generational differences, racial justice, LGBTQIA+ inclusion, and the necessity for intergenerational education within corporate, nonprofit, and government sectors.

Dr. Batchelder was named an emerging leader under 40 by the NYC Mayor's Center for Faith and Community Partnership presented her PechaKucha on diversity and inclusion at Oxford University and has been a consultant for Thrivent and numerous nonprofits and corporations.

Her writing has been published in Entrepreneur, Entrepreneur Mexico, Green Entrepreneur, Ladders, MSN, Lifehack.org, Thrive Global, She Owns It, The Good Men Project, Stamford Advocate, InClub Magazine, and George Fox University. Dr. Colleen Batchelder has also been featured in, 30 Days of Hope, Andy's Pandemic Podcast, Missy Ohe Show, LOUD Conversations, I’ll Go First, Unconventional Leaders, Industry Explorers, and Repurposed.

Takes part in

May, 23 2:00 PM CEST

How to Create an Inclusive Workplace that Bridges the Generational Gaps in Your Company

According to Deloitte, “Since 2020, 75% of the American workforce are Millennials." This increase is not simply an American phenomenon. It is a global shift that is changing the workplace landscape around the world.

Millennials and Generation Z are becoming two of the largest generations and influencing work environments, buyer influence, diversity and inclusion expectations. Business is changing and corporate executives need to understand how to create organizations that attract and retain these generations to beat out their competition.