How to Have a Productive Dialogue About Race With Your Colleagues


PwC and AT&T give insights into how they address race and have meaningful dialogues about it with employees. Both detail their strategies and give plenty of nuggets that other organizations can adopt.


  • Kim Thompson, Advisory Risk and Quality Leader, PwC
  • Theresa Spralling, Associate Director & Tolerance to Understanding Lead Consultant, Diversity & Inclusion, AT&T
  • Jwyanza Watt, Director in Finance, AT&T

To access a PDF of the presentation click here.


00:02:23 – PwC Introduction

00:04:24 – Why Are We Talking About Race at Work?

00:05:39 – Leading by Example

00:06:50 – What is a “Productive Dialogue About Race?”

00:10:22 – How Do We Begin?

00:17:38 – Resources

00:20:10 – AT&T Introduction

00:24:31 – Every Voice Matters

00:25:25 – “From Tolerance to Understanding” Resource Guide

00:29:22 – Conversation Ground Rules

00:36:00 – DINE – Discover Differences, Include One Another, Navigate New Perspectives, Eat!

00:43:15 – Q&A


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