Comcast NBCUniversal's Juan Otero: Diversity & Inclusion Have Always Been at the Heart of My Journey
Otero talks with DiversityInc about his new position, the importance of mentoring and sponsoring, and offers career advice.
"You have to have a good combination of people that you're learning from and people that you're teaching," says Peter Tsahalis, TIAA's Managing Director and Head of Mobile IT.
Executives from TD Bank and Monsanto collaborate to help us understand what unconscious bias is, how and why it exists, and how to address it from both an individual and organizational standpoint. The webinar concludes with almost 20 minutes of Q&A.
Sodexo's Rolddy Leyva, VP, Global Diversity & Inclusion, talks about how his company's Diversity Leadership Council sets strategic priorities & performance expectations for D&I at the U.S. regional level and drives accountability for progress.
Randy Cobb, Director, Diversity & Inclusion, Southern Company and Matthew Hanzlik, Program Manager, Diversity & Inclusion, Nielsen talk about the differences between mentoring and sponsoring and give insights into how their companies leverage each.
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EY's Ali Master: Protégés Primary Responsibility Is to Get the Maximum out of the Sponsor-Protégé Relationship
Ali Master, Senior Partner at EY, talks about the work of the firm's Inclusiveness Advisory Council and gives advice on how protégés can successfully manage the sponsor-protégé relationship.
Steve Larson, TIAA's Senior Director of Diversity & Inclusion, talks about what inspires him in his current role and how D&I has changed over the last 16 years.
Molly John, Audit Partner at EY: "I recognized that my mentors/sponsors were making an investment in me and my career; thus I made it a point to truly listen to feedback and accept any type of coaching with an open mind. Although I could have advanced without my sponsors, my path would have been much different and likely more challenging to navigate without their support."
"I always look for people who have a broad spectrum of ideas who do not necessarily think just like me but can challenge me on a lot of different aspects," says Thomas, a Managing Director in Accenture's Infrastructure Operations practice and co-lead of the African American employee resource group.
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Executives tell DiversityInc they can relate to the tennis star's return after a difficult childbirth and then missing an important milestone in her daughter's life.