Damion Jones, Inclusion & Diversity Lead at Monsanto, gives advice on how to respond when someone tells you “I don’t see color in the workplace.”
What qualities helped Melissa Harper become a high potential and move up rapidly in her corporate career? Her early mentors taught her three things – do your homework, build relationships, and come up with innovative solutions.
Three executives from Monsanto share what led their company to create their own strategies to combat unconscious bias.
Between 2006 and 2008, Monsanto began working to strengthen the relationship between 1890s Land-Grant universities and Black growers. Dr. Dewayne Goldmon, then our Product Development and Marketing Manager, led the efforts to establish a Black Grower Advisory Council to advise the company on the unique concerns of Black farmers.
Melissa Harper, Monsanto’s VP of Global Talent and Inclusion & Diversity explains why the company shifted to placing more emphasis on inclusion and putting inclusion before diversity.
During a panel moderated by Lissiah Hundley of Cox Enterprises, executives from Monsanto, Nielsen and Comcast NBCUniversal discussed the realities of unconscious bias and offered strategies to remedy it at the recruiting stage.
Monsanto’s Diversity & Inclusion Director, Damion Jones, and Nielsen’s SVP of Global Diversity & Inclusion, Angela Talton, provide best practices on scorecards, dashboards, metrics for senior leadership, human-capital data, and supplier-diversity measurements.
“The journey from seed to biotech to digital has changed us. Five years ago, we didn’t have data scientists or marketing talent.”
Academic research and DiversityInc Top 50 data shows companies with strong and well-communicated social values are more attractive to recruits.
The nationwide protests are on everyone’s minds but most companies shy away from confronting the racial issues dividing the nation. What can—and should—your company’s diversity leaders be doing?
Looking for a job? Find out—based on real data—which companies offer you the best chances for promotion and an inclusive and flexible culture.
Community leaders are at the heart of building trust and improving relations between residents, authorities and officials. And companies are community leaders.
In light of the Microsoft CEO’s blunder, we look at real best practices from Monsanto, IBM, Dell and BASF to find and promote women at tech companies.