Changing the Conversation

From the Ground Up: 5 intentional recruiting practices for building diverse and inclusive organizations

We asked our panelists— Ashley Babinecz, Kamilah Mitchell-Thomas, Stephanie Sandberg, and Diane Herz for some tips on intentional diversity recruiting, and they offered a wealth of wisdom. Read on for some highlights!

Panelist Spotlight: Diane Herz, Mathematica Policy Research

The next featured panelist for our April Changing the Conversation event is Diane Herz, President, Director and Chief Diversity Officer at Mathematica Policy Research. Diane describes the struggle and importance of authenticity, being intentional as you build your professional toolbox, and creating buy-in for diversity & inclusion programs at all levels of an organization. Get a sneak peek at Diane’s thoughts around D&I below:

Five Tips to Reduce Female Attrition in the Workplace

Corporations are starting to address the gender gap, if only because the research in favor of more diversity at the top is overwhelming in its findings — diverse teams drive greater revenue and exceed virtually every metric of success. If you’re looking to even the playing field for women at your organization, here are 5 simple steps you can take to reduce female attrition in the workplace and move women up the corporate ladder

Panelist Spotlight: Ashley Babinecz, AppNexus

Our upcoming Changing the Conversation event includes a presentation and panel discussion with power-house women leading power-house organizations, and we’re excited to feature them in a spotlight blog series. The series asks each panelist to describe a challenge that she's faced in her career, offer a piece of advice to her former self, and comment on why she cares about diversity in the workplace. Our first spotlight features presenter and panelist Ashley Babinecz, Director of Talent Acquisition at AppNexus. See what she has to say below, and learn more about Ashley’s thoughts on diversity recruiting at our event on April 26th at 6:30pm!

Panelist Spotlight: Jean Brownhill, Sweeten

Our next featured panelist for our Changing the Conversation spotlight series is Jean Brownhill, Founder and CEO of Sweeten. She gives great insight into the challenges of an evolving company, advice she wished her younger self would have known, and the importance of having allies and champions in your corner. To hear more about Jean's journey, join us this Thursday on October 26th at 6:30pm for our event, Sponsors: How to Find and Manage This Essential Relationship