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Vanessa Nazario
03:44
Hi, Vanessa Nazario from Sunny South Florida - DEI Director at Memorial Healthcare System
Anne Brown
03:52
Holt Public Schools in Michigan is looking to hire a DEI Officer
Kelsey Bardfield (she/her)
03:56
Good morning friends! Kelsey here. I manage DEI/L&D programs at a startup in Santa Barbara, CA. Always happy to connect https://www.linkedin.com/in/kelseybardfield/
Karen Dahms
04:05
Hello! Karen Dahms from Jennifer Brown. Signing in from sunny and warm NJ!
Vanessa Nazario
04:05
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Stephanie Dement (she, her, hers)
04:25
Good morning. Zooming in from Hochotown, OK - on a mini-cation with the family for Spring Break! https://www.linkedin.com/in/stephaniekdement/
Frances Regina (She/Her/Ela)
04:28
Hello. I am from Cape Town and I am in love with DEI, but my background is International Business/ Sales and I am ready for my new job in DEI. Here is my LinkedIn. https://www.linkedin.com/in/frances-regina
Kate Smucker (she/hers)
04:30
Hi all! Joining from Richmond, VA. I'm a D&I Coordinator for a law firm here. Would love to connect! https://www.linkedin.com/in/kate-smucker-she-her-396a6387/
Rachel Munyaradzi
04:31
Good morning
Anne Brown
04:31
The Washtenaw County Sheriff Office in Michigan is looking to hire a DEI Director.
Mandice McAllister (she/her)
04:33
Hi JBC Community Call Fam! Joining from Michigan. I'm a DEI Coordinator from a mid-size law firm. https://www.linkedin.com/in/mandice-mcallister/
Andrea Wicks Bowles
04:33
Hey all, it’s Andrea from very sunny NJ. And I am looking for a position.
Roslyn Rice
04:35
Hi from sunny south florida
Brendan Geaney (he, him, his)
04:40
Hi all, Brendan Geaney (he/him/his) from Apellis Pharmaceuticals. I work in Talent Acquisition. Looking to connect with others as we build out our DEI Committee
Melanie Kahrs
04:44
Hi my name is Melanie Kahrs and I work for an RIA as a financial planner in Northern Virginia called Campbell Wealth. Love these calls! Looking to glean information on how to continue to move the needle in the right direction in our country and at my firm.
Andrea Payne
04:46
Good afternoon from lovely Long Island. I am on the Indigenous land of the Massapequas. Andrea Payne, DEI Strategist looking for F/T opportunities in the greater NYC area. Let’s connect on LinkedIn. https://www.linkedin.com/in/andreatpayne/
Roma Brodecki
04:52
Hello, I am Roma Brodecki from the Washington, DC area. Looking for work in the DEI space. www.linkedin.com/in/romasbrodecki
Rachel Munyaradzi
04:53
Two of my favorites Brian McCormack and Natasha Porizkova!!!!
Erica Fuhr (she/her)
05:00
Erica Fuhr (she/her) from the Toronto area in Canada. DEI practitioner for a little over 10 years, within the aviation industry
Brett Brewster (He, Him, His)
05:01
Hi Everyone,
JD
05:02
Hi everyone! JD (he/him) DEI consultant, looking to connect with others and looking forward to hearing Andre who’s a wonderful colleague! LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jdvawi/
Anne Brown
05:12
I'm Anne Brown, happy to be here from Michigan.
Natasha Porizkova (She/Her/Hers)
05:12
You know you’re one of my favorites too, Rachel!!
Rachel Munyaradzi
05:13
I am so excited!
Lexie Thrash
05:13
Good Morning! Turning in from Brooklyn, NY! I’m the D&I Task Force leader at my company, and I’d love to connect with all of you: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lexie-thrash-69169b86/
Zoe M (she/her)
05:13
Hello from the Toronto (Canada) area. I'm a leadership consultant using DEI & process improvement to improve employee engagement. Happy to connect: https://www.linkedin.com/in/meetzoemitchell
Sven Thiessen
05:15
Hi folks. Sven here. Involved with some community orgs in Poughkeepsie NY. Interested in the space, and getting a cert through Northwestern.
Sabrina Venegas (she/her/hers)
05:25
Hello! Sabrina Venegas from Chicago. Happy to connect:
Sabrina Venegas (she/her/hers)
05:27
https://www.linkedin.com/in/sabrina-venegas-5135903/
Denis Okema
05:49
Hi Everyone, I am Denis from Philadelphia - I am a Director DEI for a School transitioning soon to Director DEI & Employee Engagement with a company here in Philly.
Natasha Porizkova (She/Her/Hers)
05:50
Hello all!
Kadiyah Lodge (she/her/hers)
05:57
Good afternoon and hello! Kadiyah Lodge, Business Services in Poughkeepsie, NY. Listening and learning about DEI work!
Andre Herring (he/him)
05:59
Hi everyone!
Casey Spurgeon (He/His/Him)
06:01
Hi! My name is Casey Spurgeon and I am zooming in from San Diego. I am currently the Director of Talent Partnerships at Make School however looking to transition to a more DEI role. Would love to connect with you all and continue to make positive change!https://www.linkedin.com/in/casey-spurgeon-bui-83069212a/
Aisha Taylor, PhD (she/her/hers), JONES
06:15
Hello! So happy to be here with you fine people! Coming from Calgary, Canada, I’m a Principal Consultant at JONES, which is based in San Diego… https://jonesinclusive.com/. Would love to connect! https://www.linkedin.com/in/aishastaylor/
Frances Regina (She/Her/Ela)
06:20
I love this Community
Rachel Munyaradzi
06:23
My name is Rachel Munyaradzi Website: www.rachelrudo.comLinkedIn: https://linkedin.com/in/rachel-r-munyaradziEmail: rachelrudo@gmail.com
rosana.rampersaud
06:24
Hello from Canada!
ken
06:26
Morning all! Ken here from Los Angeles! Great to see you all here.
Brett Brewster (He, Him, His)
06:34
Hi Everyone, Brett Brewster here from Los Angeles :) I’m head of partnerships for a platform called MixR (www.mixr.net) MixR allows employees to create, manage and run their own self-interests groups. It also allows existing ERG’s, D&I and affinity groups a place to live and thrive. I’d love to connect and help in anyway I can with everyones journey. Thanks!
Celia de la Torre
06:37
Hello! I am from the DC area
Brett Brewster (He, Him, His)
06:39
https://www.linkedin.com/in/brettbrewster/
Patricia Lowe she series)
06:40
Hello, Patricia Exec Director DEI space, from Boston, high 70s today. Always look forward to the Thursday calls. Wonderful and powerful space
Chrissy Baginski (she/her)
06:43
Hello from Michigan. Starting leading our DEI efforts mid-last year so always looking to learn more! https://www.linkedin.com/in/cmbaginski/
Anette Padilla
06:45
Hello! This is my first call and I'm excited to be here. I'm looking for a role in DE&I https://www.linkedin.com/in/anettepadilla123/
Tosin
06:45
Tosin Abiodun joining from Portland, Oregon.
Madeline Bayliss
06:53
Hi Madeline here. Community aspect of this call is truly a unique feature. I’m an Advocate and Advisor bringing DEI considerations to the forefront in several initiatives. http://linkedin.com/in/madeline-bayliss. Philadelphia area
Morgan Williams
06:55
Morgan Williams, recruiter with Patagonia building diverse teams. Always love to connect with this group. https://www.linkedin.com/in/itrecruitersdc/
Andrea Breidenbach
07:14
Good morning from Southern California, I’m a cross-cultural and diversity trainer https://www.linkedin.com/in/andreabreidenbach/
Marnie Omanoff(she/her)
07:19
Hello all…zooming in from Delray Beach- consulting in DEI and seeking a full time role https://linkedin.com/in/marnie-omanoff… look forward to connecting
Ann Craig
07:31
Ann Craig from Disability Network of Mid-Michigan. Community Connections Liaison for the organization and happy to be here!
Mary Jung
07:39
Mary Jung Director Community Impact at HonorHealth in Scottsdale, AZ
Tosin
07:49
we can hear you
Tiffany Chaney
08:04
Tiffany Chaney, Chief Diversity Officer, Baptist Health, Montgomery, AL https://www.linkedin.com/in/tiffanycchaney/
Pamela Shainhouse
08:13
http://linkedin.com/in/pamela-shainhouse-she-her-4746a29 . Hello everyone. I am in Toronto Canada, I specialize in the fashion marketplace, but lately I am working in all areas of DEI! I have been asked by a community of individuals in the high autism spectrum. They are looking for positions. If anyone has some opportunities please get in touch with me at pamela@theshainhousegroup.com.
Caroline Cowan (she/her)
08:17
Hello! I’m Caroline Cowan currently splitting time between Louisville and Lexington, KY. I’m an independent consultant in DEI, Organizational Development and Leadership Development. Happy to connect with folks here! https://www.linkedin.com/in/carolinecowan/
Karen Cornwell (she/hers)
08:29
Hi – Karen Cornwell – Decades in Engineering and now an Author a Consultant to help Companies become more Gender Savvy. My book: You Can’t Fix What You Can’t See: An Eye-Opening Toolkit to Cultivating Gender Harmony in Business (just released my Audiobook – for easy listening). Connect with me on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/karenfcornwell/Also, I have a podcast and am looking for companies that are doing great things for their women (and everyone!) that would like to share what they’ve done! You can check it out at: https://www.youcantfixwhatyoucantsee.com/podcast
Michelle Campbell, PhD (She/hers)
08:30
Hi All! Michelle Campbell calling in from North Carolina. I currently work in Graduate Communications and Intercultural Programs at Duke University, but I’m transitioning out of that role, and I’ve started my new role as a Program Manager for Post Graduate and Faculty Initiatives at University of Michigan at the Center for Engineering Diversity and Outreach. Busy time, but happy to connect! https://www.linkedin.com/in/michelle-campbell-ph-d-7900b088/
Bob Jones
08:35
Good Morning, Bob Jones joining from chilly Burlington, IA
Wendy Ryan (she/her)
08:51
Wendy Ryan (she/her) CEO of Kadabra (www.wearekadabra.com) here. Happy to connect with everyone https://www.linkedin.com/in/wendyryankadabra/. Also wanted to recommend the Women of Color Connecting 2021 Summit happening over 3 weeks starting TODAY! I am on the planning committee and will be speaking as a panelist on allyship from 4:30 - 5:30 EST this afternoon. Register at: www.woccon.org/woccon2021.
Lakimja Mattocks
09:03
Happy Thursday community. Hope you all are well. Always glad to be here
Agatha Agbanobi
09:06
Hi all! Agatha Agbanobi, DEI Consultant and Trainer, here. https://www.linkedin.com/in/agathaagbanobi/
Starr T. Roberts
09:11
Hi, I am Starr Roberts in Atlanta Georgia. I co-chair BIPOC Leadership Network a EBRG for Thrivent. https://www.linkedin.com/in/starr-tenille-roberts-she-her-hers-91555b9a/
Lenroy Jones (He/Him/His)
09:22
Good morning everyone, here’s to a great day!
Dr. Theresa Horne
09:29
Dr. Theresa Horne working from Savannah, GA area.
Michelle Campbell, PhD (She/hers)
09:41
If you’re looking for a DEI student-facing position in higher ed, my new team at University of Michigan is also hiring a Program Manager for Student Support and Development: https://careers.umich.edu/job_detail/195167/program_manager_for_student_support_and_development
Rodriguez, Sergio E.
09:44
Sergio from Deloitte in Chicago :)
Gia Pendergraph (she/her)
09:45
Hello everyone! Welcome :)
Lila (she/hers)
09:47
Hello from Denver, CO: I teach Leading Diverse and Inclusive organizations at Regis Univ. I consult & continue to learn re the special issues of diversifying academic spaces. www.linkedin.com/in/liladockenbauman
Ramona Gupta (she/her/hers)
10:00
Hi, everyone! Ramona Gupta, happy, as always, to be here from Chicago. I have 15+ years DEI experience in community organizations and higher ed. Looking to shift to a corporate DEI role. Love connecting and learning with all of you! https://linkedin.com/in/ramonagupta
Vanessa Nazario
10:41
Job at MHS: https://careers.mhs.net/job/12301487/diversity-equity-inclusion-program-coordinator-ft-days-mhs-organizational-dev-miramar-fl/
Lila (she/hers)
11:07
Thank you for the nudge. Learning to ignore suppressive larger cultural messages we've learned!
Loris Vivien he/him
11:10
Hello all, my name is Loris (he/him), I’m queer, passionate about D&I and like to engage people with me on this journey. I am French and live in The Netherlands, where I work for a global FMCG company in the world of coffee (Jacobs Douwe Egberts). I’m currently trying as a side project to accelerate D&I within my workplace and would love to eventually become a D&I practitioner. My LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/loris-vivien-935ba072
Andy Swindler
11:45
Hi everyone, this is Andy Swindler in Chicago (Potawatomi land). He/him. Co-Founder of FeelReal.net — focused on holding space for integration dialogues to complement DEI trainings, improving long-term impact and relationships. https://www.linkedin.com/in/andyswindler/
Chris (He/Him)
12:05
Hello from London, Currently EDI Lead always happy to connect https://www.linkedin.com/in/cjoelldeshields/
Bernadette (she/her/hers)
12:34
Good morning from sunny and warm Lenape land in NYC. Happy to be here. Lawyer. DEI Advocate. Startup aiming to change the nature of the legal profession by diversifying the entry-level ranks of lawyers. https://linkedin.com/in/bernadettebeekman and you can learn m more about the work I am doing at Legal Innovators by watching a video here:https://www.legal-innovators.com/learnmore/
Frances Regina (She/Her/Ela)
13:40
I would love to know something, I never worked on the fiekd, but I have loads of International experience, and a passion to be in the DEI world. I come from leadership positions, but can’t find a way to breakthroughs the “lack” of formal experience in RH. Do I need THE certificate? Any advice is very welcome. My profile is https://www.linkedin.com/in/frances-regina Thank you so much,
Mandice McAllister (she/her)
13:45
Love Jennifer!
Lakimja Mattocks
14:15
Yes! Jennifer is amazing
Sharmila Fowler
14:38
Hello from Chicago! Sharmila Fowler here. I am a DEI coach and consultant looking for my next opportunity. Would love to connect. https://www.linkedin.com/in/sharmilafowler/
Victoria Person (She/Her)
14:43
Victoria Person, D&I Specialist at OutSolve in New Orleans. I am also in the D&I field thanks to a leader who recognized the connection on my behalf. My LGBTQ status has only served me well in the role. ;-)
Kayt Tiskus (she/her/hers)
15:02
Hi everybody!  Kayt Tiskus, in NYC.  I'm a DEIB consultant; much of my work is coaching business leaders, especially people trying to roll out policies but  who would like to feel more confident that they are using language their employees and customers will respond well to.  I also help implement concrete DEIB policies, and facilitate cocktail-style events for teams to discuss DEIB initiatives in a more fun and informal atmosphere. I am always looking for new clients, and for the right in-house role too!  I love these calls and enjoy making new friends.  Please feel free to reach out on LinkedIn and let's have a chat!  https://www.linkedin.com/in/kayt-tiskus-she-her-hers-6b6559196/
Caroline Cowan (she/her)
15:25
Thank you Andre! I have been too afraid to do too much writing or posting, but this is a good reminder about the importance of sharing your voice.
Kirsty
15:30
Hello from NYC, I'm Head of US HR at the Financial Times. Would love to connect https://www.linkedin.com/in/kirstydevine/
Lakimja Mattocks
15:33
Love the message of speaking up and out opens doors!!
Rivka Bent
15:39
Good morning, Rivka Bent from Southern California. I’m so appreciative of the encouragement to “dare to dream” within the passion work of DEI — thank you!
Mandice McAllister (she/her)
16:08
I feel so encouraged to have a bigger mouth (and ask great questions)
Kelli Kombat (she/her/hers)
16:13
Hi! Kelli Kombat - head of Employee Experience, International Trademark Association. Let's connect - www.linkedin.com/in/kelli-kombat
Lakimja Mattocks
16:21
Hi from NYC! Chief Equity and Learning Officer. Always down to chat, connect and help others grow. http://linkedin.com/in/lmattocks
Meshayla Cox | she/her | MTREP
16:29
Hello from
Maggie Arboleda
16:44
I’m with you Mandice. I always ask sooo many questions
Tosin
16:44
I love that Brian.
Meshayla Cox | she/her | MTREP
17:05
Hello from Montana! I am an Equity + Inclusion Consultant with The Montana Racial Equity Project.
Lakimja Mattocks
17:25
Thank you so much for your transparency Natasha
Kelli Kombat (she/her/hers)
17:33
+1
Jess Blair
18:15
Good morning everyone! Jess Blair (she/her) here from Los Angeles. Please feel free to connect http://linkedin.com/in/jessica-blair-51058110
Mandice McAllister (she/her)
18:18
Say that Natasha!
Roslyn Rice (she/her)
18:31
“Undercover” - love that
Brian McComak (he/him)
18:36
#undercoverdei
Rachel Munyaradzi
18:37
Undercover DEI agent
Rachel Munyaradzi
18:41
I love that
Caroline Cowan (she/her)
18:43
“Undercover DEI person” — love that!
Catalina Caro (she/her)
19:13
Such a resonant story, thanks for sharing Natasha!
Inez Elliott (she/her)
19:29
Inez Elliott from Greensboro. Would like to connect with other passionate DEI practitioners https://www.linkedin.com/in/inezelliott
Kelli Kombat (she/her/hers)
19:39
What. A. Journey!
Lenroy Jones (He/Him/His)
19:48
Great hearing your story again @Natasha!
Morgan Williams
20:08
Yes Natasha!! You connected with us all!
Dr. Nika White (she/her/hers)
20:10
Hello everyone! I am Dr. Nika White, Founder and Principal Lead Consultant with NWC (www.nikawhite.com). Love the JBC community and LOVE working with my valued colleague, Natasha Porizkova!
Becky Berstler
20:11
Hello all, this is Becky from Brooklyn, NY! Very excited to join my first call with you all. Am actively exploring in house jobs after consulting (people/hr) for the past several years. Would love to connect!
Zina Navarro-Rodriguez, MSW, CDE (She/Her/Ella)
20:11
Thanks for sharing! I can totally resonate.
Mandice McAllister (she/her)
20:12
JBC Community success story! Yassssss
Catalina Caro (she/her)
20:14
Speaking of LinkedIn: Hi all! Catalina (she/her) working at JUST Capital on DEI and Racial Equity research and partnerships! Would love to connect: https://www.linkedin.com/in/catalinacaro/
Jennifer Boren (she/her)
20:31
Hi Y’all! I’m Jennifer (Acevedo) Boren a Talent Acquisition Program Manager for a software company in Raleigh, NC! I’m always looking for community so please feel free to connect with me: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jennifer-boren/
Dr. Nika White (she/her/hers)
20:34
https://www.linkedin.com/in/nikawhite/
Dr. Paula Anderson (she/her/hers)
20:36
Hi everyone, I am from the DC area, look forward to connect with other DEI Consultants and advocates! https://www.linkedin.com/in/dr-paula-anderson-lcpc-ncc-2602476/
Lakimja Mattocks
20:39
This is such a great story and loving the connection
Tosin
20:41
Amazing story!
Kadiyah Lodge (she/her/hers)
20:43
Launching DEI initiatives and being a superstar networker is the way to go. Amazing!
Wendy Ryan (she/her)
20:43
Great story, @Natasha!!
Mandice McAllister (she/her)
20:48
What a wonderful story
Kelli Kombat (she/her/hers)
20:48
yes it is
Frances Regina (She/Her/Ela)
20:50
loved..
Mandice McAllister (she/her)
20:51
LOL Brian!
Jae Requiro
20:57
YAY badass origin story @Natasha
Shalonda Martin (she/her/hers)
21:10
Love hearing these stories
Jae Requiro
21:13
#DEISuperhero
Burd
21:13
Hi everyone! I’m a senior HR leader, DEI practitioner and Certified Diversity & Inclusion Recruiter looking for my next opportunity and enrolled in the JBC DEI Foundations Program. Love to connect: https://www.linkedin.com/in/carrieburd/ P.S. LOVE Nika White. Got hear her speak at the recent TAHRA ROI Summit.
Dr. Nika White (she/her/hers)
21:19
I call @Natasha my "Rock Star"
Roslyn Rice (she/her)
21:36
Here is my LinkedIn profile link https://www.linkedin.com/in/roslyn-rice/
Lexie Thrash
21:55
I was there - fantastic conversation with Brian over at NWC!!!
Lakimja Mattocks
21:56
Natasha has a gift!
Lenroy Jones (He/Him/His)
21:58
Yes and you did a great job @Brian!
Lakimja Mattocks
22:11
Would love to join the call!
Vanessa Nazario
22:13
please provide login details
Jennifer Boren (she/her)
22:17
YES! Can you share link/info?
Mandice McAllister (she/her)
22:24
Nika White/JBC collaborations are GOLD
Cassandra Charles-Gerst
22:31
Yes! Would love to join the Friday call!
Lenroy Jones (He/Him/His)
22:37
I’ll be there… @natasha and @DrNikaWhite
Natasha Porizkova (She/Her/Hers)
22:41
You can register here! https://hopin.com/events/intentional-conversations-with-natasha-porizkova-and-special-guest-rev-neil-thomas
Mandice McAllister (she/her)
22:44
Ok please tell that story
Ramona Gupta (she/her/hers)
22:55
Wish I could join the Friday Dr. Nika White calls again! I have a standing meeting at that time :(
Dr. Nika White (she/her/hers)
22:57
Here is the Intentional Conversations Vodcast that @Natasha hosted with @Brian - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xL8xrH3bkrU
Lakimja Mattocks
23:32
Hey Surabhi 💖💖💖💖💖💖 so glad to see you speaking here
Tosin
24:03
Plug for future agenda topic: Equity metrics and performance measures. What are the clear and robust measures you use to track diversity and inclusion efforts? Please kindly share any available resource. Thanks so much.
Dr. Nika White (she/her/hers)
24:06
Free vodcast that takes place weekly where we intersection conversations of DEI with leadership and business. Join us. Yuu can register for future sessions and watch past replays here: https://www.nikawhite.com/intentional-conversations-2/
Shalonda Martin (she/her/hers)
24:27
Hi Everyone! I work in higher ed and am currently working on my EdD and focusing the lack of women of color in senior leadership roles for my dissertation. I also run the DEI council for my division. I am hoping to eventually transition into a full-time DEI role and am excited to connect with others who are passionate about DEI. https://www.linkedin.com/in/shalondafmartin
Gabriel Galdamez
24:34
I can see why Brian cried. I’m already getting emotional
Jennifer Boren (she/her)
24:35
PREACH!
Wendy Ryan (she/her)
24:42
Love that “the lonely only is the place of power"
Caroline Cowan (she/her)
24:42
“The lonely only is a place of power” YES!
Lisa White (she/her/hers)
24:45
Being an only is very relatable!
Tosin
24:46
Speak your truth! Yes...….
Tosin
25:51
Love the background Andre!
Laura Jeffries (she, her, hers)
26:03
Hello, I am Laura from Denver, let's connect! https://www.linkedin.com/in/laura-jeffries-005a8010/
Ramona Gupta (she/her/hers)
27:21
Higher ed/Student affairs person here!
JD
27:29
so important when parents encourage their kids to speak up esp when other generations have been silenced
Wendy Ryan (she/her)
27:42
+1 @JD
diana
27:42
Hey everyone! I've invented a holistic new approach to DEI analytics that brings hard numbers to soft guesses. I'm on a mission to get my tools into the hands of practitioners who need help speaking to corporate leaders in the language of numbers. If you’re interested, hit me up on LinkedIn and let’s talk! https://www.linkedin.com/in/diana-file
Jennifer Boren (she/her)
27:45
Yes, yes, yes!
Roma Brodecki (She/Her/Hers)
27:46
Great work done by Linda Babcock and Sarah Laschever about women needing to ask more questions, and research on why they haven’t done so. Really was helpful to me.
Lenroy Jones (He/Him/His)
28:02
Higher ed but career shifting.
Rivka Bent
28:24
“Yikes, what/who do I want to be when I grow up!?” — my personal mid-life crisis!
Lakimja Mattocks
28:33
Thank you so much for sharing this. I needed to hear all of what was shared in these intros
Lila (she/hers)
29:02
So challenging to get clients/students to think of inclusion as diversity of perspective & not just of 'color.'
Catalina Caro (she/her)
29:06
Learning communities are so important!
Burd
29:09
@Rivka Bent +1 “Me 2.0”
Rivka Bent
29:36
@Burd 😁
Vicky Gonzalez (she|hers)
29:48
Love connecting https://www.linkedin.com/in/2006vickygonzalez/
Lenroy Jones (He/Him/His)
29:59
Awesome stories!
Lenroy Jones (He/Him/His)
30:22
Thank you for sharing about your journey!
Melanie Kahrs
30:22
Love it! This call is also such a great learning community! Wow thank you everyone for those powerful stories and backgrounds!
Lakimja Mattocks
30:30
Working how it was built to work
Sheri Nasim (she/her/hers)
30:32
"The system is working just fine! It's just not working for all of the people."
Caroline Cowan (she/her)
30:56
“Break the system and build a new one” YES Brian!!!
Mandice McAllister (she/her)
31:07
YES
Jennifer Boren (she/her)
31:24
Such an amazing panel!
Sheri Nasim (she/her/hers)
31:31
Sheri Nasim from Center for Executive Excellence in San Diego here. Love this community! https://www.linkedin.com/in/sherinasim/
Tosin
31:38
Shared connection. Intersectionality.
Wendy Ryan (she/her)
32:56
Love that, @Brian!
Asindia Cheng (she/her)
33:06
Yes! There are still many things I want to be/do when I grow up.
Tosin
33:42
How do you respond to organizations looking for DEI professionals with 10+ HR degrees. Personally, I feel these firms are not ready for the work. Thoughts?
Frances Regina (She/Her/Ela)
33:53
It’s me.. haha
Loris Vivien he/him
34:06
Transferrable skills yes!
Ramona Gupta (she/her/hers)
34:22
+1 to Tosin’s question
Andrea Payne (she/her/hers)
34:53
How do we overcome some of these unrealistic DEI job descriptions?
Ramona Gupta (she/her/hers)
34:55
Yikes on bikes.
Shalonda Martin (she/her/hers)
34:55
+1 to Tosin’s question too
Lenroy Jones (He/Him/His)
35:10
I’m in a career shift after spending 20 years in career services and looking for opportunities in the DEI area. I welcome the opportunity to connect via LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/in/lenroyjones/ Thanks, Lenroy
Morgan Williams
35:17
Yes Natasha's website is awesome!!
Wendy Ryan (she/her)
35:32
Great idea about making a website!
Michelle Campbell, PhD (She/hers)
35:33
@Ramona—I use yikes all the time, but yikes on bikes :) :) :)
Lenroy Jones (He/Him/His)
35:58
Hello Natasha! You’re awesome…
Frances Regina (She/Her/Ela)
36:06
Thank you. I am so involved with
Mandice McAllister (she/her)
36:10
Such good advice Natasha
Inez Elliott (she/her)
36:34
Great advice, Natasha!
Sheri Nasim (she/her/hers)
36:38
Great tips, Natasha! Love the proactive approach.
Rivka Bent
36:40
I’ve felt so scared until this conversation today — you are all so very valuable and the ripple effect is unknown and exciting. Thank you!
Ramona Gupta (she/her/hers)
36:46
@Michelle LOL
Lisa White (she/her/hers)
36:47
Yes, making connections has been very helpful!
Shalonda Martin (she/her/hers)
36:55
Great advice!
Lenroy Jones (He/Him/His)
36:56
That’s so true… securing ambassadors is key and taking your time…
Frances Regina (She/Her/Ela)
37:02
Amazing..
Lenroy Jones (He/Him/His)
37:05
Awesome insight!
Sharmila Fowler
37:20
Great advice Natasha!
Mandice McAllister (she/her)
37:38
Branding scares me. I need to grow in that area
Pamela Shainhouse
37:42
I do that every time I connect with s9meone. I just connected with everyone who gave their LinkedIn. Please connect with me and accept my request.
Andrea Payne (she/her/hers)
37:46
Exactly Tosin. I began this work in 2009 when it wasn’t popular and you couldn’t make a great living doing it. I have transferrable skills, but I keep seeing the 10+ years experience requirement, many want tons of metrics and solid program management experience when those of us with advanced degrees have taken Statistics courses, comps and written theses which are overlooked when considering metrics experience.
Jackie Davis
37:47
So helpful! I’m in marketing currently as well and appreciate the guidance.
Sheri Nasim (she/her/hers)
37:56
I've grown my LinkedIn followers to nearly 11,000 by posting (week)daily content. I've gotten both speaking engagements and corporate clients from the posts alone.
Damon Maassen (he/him)
37:58
Fantastic recommendations, Natasha! I've always enjoyed our opportunities to connect!
Ramona Gupta (she/her/hers)
38:02
@Mandice - same here
Mandice McAllister (she/her)
38:11
That's awesome @ Sheri
Dr. Nika White (she/her/hers)
38:11
Jumping off for another meeting! Great conversation. Looking forward to connecting with as many of you as possible in this awesome JBC community. https://www.linkedin.com/in/nikawhite/
Lila (she/hers)
38:32
Thank you! Networking is as much about kindred spirits/passions finding each other as much as kindred fields & skills.
Frances Regina (She/Her/Ela)
38:33
both
Mandice McAllister (she/her)
38:48
Say that
Natasha Porizkova (She/Her/Hers)
38:57
If we are not already connected, feel free to reach out! https://www.linkedin.com/in/natashaporizkova/
Kristin Goetze she/her
38:59
Hello from MN. Great insights! Thank you for sharing your journeys. I love the conversation about transferable skills. We should not silo ourselves or each other. https://linkedin.com/in/kristingoetze
Frances Regina (She/Her/Ela)
39:03
I live in South Africa, I am Brazilian, my husband is American
Lenroy Jones (He/Him/His)
39:41
Yes…
Surabhi Lal
40:02
Feel free to connect with me and let’s expand our circles: https://www.linkedin.com/in/surabhilal
Ramona Gupta (she/her/hers)
40:20
@Andrea - Yes! And they often want you to have ALL the skills an entire DEI dept might need instead of creating more specialized roles.
Rachel Munyaradzi
40:30
Oppression is global ….
Mandice McAllister (she/her)
40:33
@ Ramona !!!!!
Lila (she/hers)
41:03
Yes! A mentor once said "It's not who you know but what you do with who you know." Be bold. Don't underestimate what seems 'obvious' to you.
Frances Regina (She/Her/Ela)
41:16
I am doing some work with our International school and it’s hard to share because some cases are so sensitive
JD
41:16
the good thing is DEI practitioners can be global too, there’s good people globally :) it’s great to connect with them
Wendy Ryan (she/her)
41:19
I would encourage all of us to not only connect with each other, but to be intentional about building long term relationships, not transactional ones.
KL Harris (she, her, hers)
41:21
LinkedIn was critical. I had five plus different resumes that I constantly aligned with the job rec. Use your cover letters, too, to share why your skills are transferrable all while making sure you have the keywords the algorithms track.
Karen Ortiz
41:22
I love that @lila!
Morgan Williams
41:25
It also takes time. I had to network with Patagonia for 15 months to get the job that I wanted with them. I met the Director of Recruiting at AfroTech in 2019 where they were presenting the awareness of their own privilege and their desire to create a more diverse culture. I let them know I wanted to help them make that change. Long way of saying be persistent don't give up!
Anette Padilla
41:51
yes. Thank you for answering this question!
Lenroy Jones (He/Him/His)
41:56
Good question!
Brendan Geaney (he, him, his)
41:59
Any suggestions for small and new DEI groups on ways to get started? Should we focus on recruiting, sourcing?
Natasha Porizkova (She/Her/Hers)
42:01
YES! I second that. It takes a great deal of time. Staying focused and continuing to fight is critical. There were a LOT of tears and a few days spent in bed eating ice cream thinking I would never make it.
Natasha Porizkova (She/Her/Hers)
42:36
Second you, Morgan! I always forget the chat moves so quickly!
Caroline Cowan (she/her)
42:58
YES! I can’t even talk to them
Zina Navarro-Rodriguez, MSW, CDE (She/Her/Ella)
42:58
Hi! I have a specialty in behavioral healthcare and happy to connect with others www.linkedin.com/in/zinarodriguez
JD
42:59
@Morgan yes! it’s just as important to plant those seeds and nurture it over time
Burd
43:02
Great point, Brian. Being a DEI Practitioner requires a certain humility and an ability to admit what you don’t know, what you need to learn, and who should be brought in to lead the conversation. All the more reason to invest in building CoPs like this! We all need to feel comfortable supporting and not competing with one another.
Lila (she/hers)
43:04
Part of pivoting to inclusion is rethinking what 'credentials' matter. Companies are depriving themselves of excellent guidance by looking for too-narrow DEI creds.
Mandice McAllister (she/her)
43:21
+1 @ Lila!!!
Ramona Gupta (she/her/hers)
43:25
Thanks, Surabhi. That’s one of the things I’m currently narrowing down for myself so I can move into something I actually will enjoy and be good at.
Catalina Caro (she/her)
43:47
It can also be in ESG around data and analysis
Mandice McAllister (she/her)
44:00
That's so true Surabhi
Rivka Bent
44:13
Thank you Surabhi — being authentic and understanding the work focus is key
Rivka Bent
44:52
*permission to show up honestly
Laura Jeffries (she, her, hers)
45:08
Great point Brian
Lakimja Mattocks
45:15
I literally just talked about this this morning. Level of readiness is important
Mandice McAllister (she/her)
45:51
Oh wow
Morgan Williams
46:03
Exactly!
JD
46:07
it’s hard to get discouraged and the passion is there to remind you of the light at the end of the tunnel
Bernadette (she/her/hers)
46:11
@Natasha: ICE CREAM means nothing without COOKIES!!
JD
46:13
easy to*
Lakimja Mattocks
46:18
Thank you again for your transparency
Lexie Thrash
46:22
Thank you for your honesty, Natasha <3
Laura Jeffries (she, her, hers)
46:24
keep going!
LeReece Campbell
46:24
Thank you for sharing that Natasha!
Wendy Ryan (she/her)
46:28
5 interview processes x 5 weeks
Roslyn Rice (she/her)
46:30
OHH yes - rejection is a part of this journey
Em Bowen, MA (they/them)
46:32
Please feel free to connect. I'm the Peace Nerd, and I specialize in peace innovation, somatics, and leadership education. I'm enthusiastic about decolonization and rematriation. I love collaboration! https://www.linkedin.com/in/em-bowen-ma-abs-they-them-7719b3a/
Lisa White (she/her/hers)
46:36
What was the hardest part of making the transition and how did you overcome the barriers?
Ramona Gupta (she/her/hers)
46:40
Thank you for being so honest about your journey, Natasha!
Pamela Shainhouse
46:42
I thank all of you for this conversation. I have been in the DEI marketplace with the fashion sector. Now I have morphed into a full fledged consultance with The Shainhouse Group, and we work in all business sectors.
Ryan Kenny | He, Him
46:56
You have to hit walls & barriers (and ceilings) in order to break them!
Kadiyah Lodge (she/her/hers)
46:58
Dropping gems. Love it. This work is not easy.
Frances Regina (She/Her/Ela)
47:13
It’s so important to hear that. And I see so many problems happening around, and I am helping as @Natasha said, Undercovered.
Burd
47:37
I agree with the comments being made here, RE: transferrable skills. I read an article this morning (wish I could recall the author’s name to give due credit) and she talked about the idea that DEI is a layer or “super power” that sits on top of and/or intersects with the other functions in the organization. This view leaves rooms for you to position yourself to apply a DEI lens to whatever functional expertise you bring, i.e. it doesn’t always mean a standalone DEI role.
Lila (she/hers)
47:42
Q: It's wise to spend the 'waiting' time really learning your DEI data & facts. But you can't learn EVERYthing. Is it good to narrow & specialize or go generalist? DEI is huge.
Mandice McAllister (she/her)
47:43
This is so encouraging. It took me about seven months to carve out a designated DEI role within my org.
Roslyn Rice (she/her)
47:59
Congratulations @Mandice
Lindsay Morton
48:04
SUPPORTING YOU NATASHA!!!! WOO! So glad your interview process landed you at NWC!!!! Thankful to work alongside you!
Andrea Payne (she/her/hers)
48:10
Does anyone have any insight into the ‘recycled’ DEI job postings I keep seeing. I’m seeing the same DEI manager position that was listed last June then removed after 3 months and it’s open again, but the job description is still the same.
Mandice McAllister (she/her)
48:10
Thanks Roslyn!
Caroline Cowan (she/her)
48:16
And don’t beat yourself up if it takes longer!
Mandice McAllister (she/her)
48:33
Throw yourself a party because its Thursday, shoot. Sometimes you just need a party
Roslyn Rice (she/her)
48:45
Absolutely! Cheers to that
Surabhi Lal
48:45
@Caroline Yes, don’t beat yourself up for sure.
Ramona Gupta (she/her/hers)
48:45
+1 to Lila and Andrea’s questions. Andrea, I must be seeing the same ones you’re seeing! lol
Caroline Cowan (she/her)
48:49
YES Mandice! :)
Mandice McAllister (she/her)
48:50
Good question Andrea!
Surabhi Lal
48:53
And yes to parties. :)
Shalonda Martin (she/her/hers)
48:59
Q: Do you believe that all of the companies who are clamoring for DEI practitioners will keep the roles as time goes on, or do you think the roles will be on the chopping block first if there is ever a need for savings?
Frances Regina (She/Her/Ela)
49:03
I am here for the party and to share the ice cream!!
Sheri Nasim (she/her/hers)
49:09
So important to find the right culture fit too, bc many practitioners are finding that organizations are paying lip service to the subject by hiring, but not providing meaningful resources to back up the position.
Kelli Kombat (she/her/hers)
49:10
sooo true
Tosin
49:12
They are also risk averse
Roslyn Rice (she/her)
49:17
I concur BRIAN!
Ramona Gupta (she/her/hers)
49:18
@Shalonda - I wonder the same
Mandice McAllister (she/her)
49:26
Say that Brian! And that in and of itself can be frustrating
Roma Brodecki (She/Her/Hers)
49:30
Anytime to find a job or transition is tough, but I have heard of people taking longer than six months, so lets be patient and hold on to the hope.
Andrea Payne (she/her/hers)
49:36
Yes Ramona. I keep seeing more than one. Either they are hiring or they aren’t.
Kadiyah Lodge (she/her/hers)
49:42
Good question @Shalonda
Mandice McAllister (she/her)
49:43
Trying to convince an org that something is beneficial is tiring
Kelli Kombat (she/her/hers)
49:45
Because many are not passionate about this. This is a CALLING!
Roslyn Rice (she/her)
49:56
+1
Madeline Bayliss
50:02
The waiting time is the time to keep practicing the networking and learning content time. These are portfolio building and may be part of the path to a final outcome
Rivka Bent
50:13
So grateful to be here today…and now my current job forces my departure. I look forward to my quite time to sit in this information and inspiration. Bless you all
Wendy Ryan (she/her)
50:17
+1 Brian. I have an HR background also, and that has been my experience. My toughest critic of late is my first boss in HR who does not understand why I want to practice ally ship and integrate DEI into everything Kadabra does.
Lakimja Mattocks
50:51
Education is a great place
Ramona Gupta (she/her/hers)
50:52
SAY THAT AGAIN, ANDRE
Mandice McAllister (she/her)
50:54
YES ANDRE
Catalina Caro (she/her)
50:56
Yes!
Caroline Cowan (she/her)
50:56
YES. Former recruiter here—totally agree!!!
Andrea Payne (she/her/hers)
50:58
Yes Andre!
Lakimja Mattocks
51:02
Yes! Then belonging
Burd
51:03
Love that, Andre!
Vicky Gonzalez (she|hers)
51:05
yes!!!!
Mandice McAllister (she/her)
51:05
"Make the house nice before you invite ppl over"
Kelli Kombat (she/her/hers)
51:11
Belonging is the result of all of the work.
Surabhi Lal
51:18
+1 Andre…make the house welcoming before opening the doors.
Renee Bryant
51:18
Yes Andre! There is a lot of research out there about this as well.
Roma Brodecki (She/Her/Hers)
51:29
What does +1 mean that you are agreeing and supporting what the person is saying. Sorry, don’t know.
Em Bowen, MA (they/them)
51:30
So important!
Madeline Bayliss
51:38
Sometimes an organization needs to hire the change maker.
Lenroy Jones (He/Him/His)
51:39
Look at your retention numbers at your company… the data tell a story that CEO CFO boards… etc. will see and hear :-0
Roslyn Rice (she/her)
51:41
Yes Roma
Tiffany Chaney
51:48
Yes! Clean the house first.
Ramona Gupta (she/her/hers)
51:51
Higher ed fails spectacularly in this way—bringing in more and more students and employees of color, for example, but investing nothing in support systems for them.
Roma Brodecki (She/Her/Hers)
51:52
Thanks Roslyn:)
Mandice McAllister (she/her)
52:11
People want to rush to increase those numbers
Caroline Cowan (she/her)
52:13
This is SO SO important!!! I have dealt with this so much in recruiting.
Loris Vivien he/him
52:13
Find your sponsors, create a network of champions, start a movement, make noise, spread the word
Lakimja Mattocks
52:28
Yes, don’t invite folks to a messy “house”
Inez Elliott (she/her)
52:31
Yes, Loris!
Caroline Cowan (she/her)
52:32
If you hire people into a “messy house,” they are going to leave
Lakimja Mattocks
52:45
^^
Pamela Shainhouse
52:47
I love that you can bring in consultants. Whoot, whoot
Mandice McAllister (she/her)
52:52
You're not rambling you dropping gems!
Melanie Kahrs
52:54
Yes Andre thank you. Also love the make the house nice before you bring people over... and not inviting folks to a messy house!
Sheri Nasim (she/her/hers)
52:57
Invite consultants into your messy house. That's our specialty!
Kelli Kombat (she/her/hers)
53:04
pearls of wisdom
Burd
53:06
As an HR and talent management specialist, have seen firsthand the challenges being raised here. We use recruitment to increase diversity without address the systemic and attitudinal barriers that limit success and/or a sense of belonging once they are in the “house”.
Agatha Agbanobi
53:09
YES, Andre
Kimberly Maupin
53:13
Tell it Andre. Start with home first!
Starr T. Roberts
53:38
Agreed! You have to have the proper infrastructure to support diverse talent before you bring us in.
Roma Brodecki (She/Her/Hers)
53:38
Do you think it will be more difficult for a white. Cisgender, straight women who is a boomer to land in a DEI job. Or, is it about what value you bring to an organization.
Tanya Mathew | Ohio State
54:05
I love that imagery about cleaning up house before we invite people over! I'm preparing training for search committees and that's a point that needs to be made!
Loris Vivien he/him
54:05
@Roma it's about your value!
Tosin
54:10
Thank you all! Great conversation today. Let's talk about metrics and performance measures sometime soon.
Roma Brodecki (She/Her/Hers)
54:12
Thanks Loris
Lakimja Mattocks
54:13
Let’s connect and chat!http://linkedin.com/in/lmattocks
Ramona Gupta (she/her/hers)
54:26
+1 Tosin
Caroline Cowan (she/her)
54:40
Question for the panel: what do you think of certifications? Are they worth getting? For those of us who already do work in the space, will we learn things, or is it all pretty basic, 101?
JD
54:49
@Roma everyone has something to contribute to DEI. it’s wanting to learn, evolve, and advocate for others. There’s always value!
Tanya Mathew | Ohio State
54:53
I'd love to connect:https://www.linkedin.com/in/drtanyamathew
Shalonda Martin (she/her/hers)
54:53
Q: Can you talk more about how the work looks different if you are working on DEI at a strategic/executive level, Consultant, or in-house practitioner - sparked by Surabhi and Natasha mentioning that you need to know what you want to do in the DEI space
Roma Brodecki (She/Her/Hers)
55:01
Thanks JD
Mandice McAllister (she/her)
55:21
Good advice Natasha
Shalonda Martin (she/her/hers)
55:22
+1 to Caroline’s question
Caroline Cowan (she/her)
55:57
And +1 to Shalonda’s Q!
Roma Brodecki (She/Her/Hers)
56:01
I did get the certification. It was helpful for me to understand many concepts, but someone else may think differently. There is lots out there to read one one’s own, but we were able to do work for a client. That provided lots of learning to me.
Mandice McAllister (she/her)
56:16
Plenty of work to go around!
Craig Jajko (he/him/his)
56:35
This is always such an inspiring community. Thank you all for continuing to generously share your stories, perspectives and lived experiences. https://www.linkedin.com/in/craig-jajko-he-him-his-ms-cdp-a498332/
Tanya Mathew | Ohio State
56:47
Any of you in academia, please connect with me!https://www.linkedin.com/in/drtanyamathew
Jackie Davis (she/her/hers)
57:03
I'm looking to get my IICDP. Has anyone gone through that certification?
Burd
57:12
@Roma Brodecki great question! I think it often comes down to understanding when to speak and lead vs. when to amplify and advocate…
Pamela Shainhouse
57:14
I love sharing! please connect with me and I am happy to share my expertise with you http://linkedin.com/in/pamela-shainhouse-she-her-4746a29
Kadiyah Lodge (she/her/hers)
57:22
Have a support group. Love that.
Vicky Gonzalez (she|hers)
57:27
Is there a recommendation for certification? Ecornell? The People Company? I like the idea of certification for proper strategy orientation.
Tanya Mathew | Ohio State
57:34
@Surabhi Lal, amen to having each others' back!!
Cassandra Charles-Gerst
57:40
Would be interested in what tools/systems are most helpful in corporate environments that support DEI efforts.
Brian McComak (he/him)
58:08
With 5 minutes left, we’re not going to get to every question. We are all here to help though, feel free to reach out to us on LinkedIn.
Brian McComak (he/him)
58:25
My direct email is brian@hummingbirdhumanity.com
Sheri Nasim (she/her/hers)
58:38
Facts!
Kadiyah Lodge (she/her/hers)
58:41
No backsliding. DEI should be essential.
Mandice McAllister (she/her)
58:54
@ Kadiyah !!!!!!
Dr. Paula Anderson (she/her/hers)
59:03
@Kadiyah- absolutely!
Natasha Porizkova (She/Her/Hers)
59:06
Yes, feel free to reach out! You can reach me via LinkedIn or through email natasha@nikawhite.com https://www.linkedin.com/in/natashaporizkova/
Ramona Gupta (she/her/hers)
59:08
I want to echo the requests for a future JBC call (or really, multiple ones) to focus on metrics, systems, and strategy. It’s a question that comes up nearly every week, so maybe it’s an area a lot of us need more education/guidance on. Thanks!
Mandice McAllister (she/her)
59:22
https://www.linkedin.com/in/mandice-mcallister/
Eva Stern (She/her/hers)
59:25
Thanks for a great conversation! I've been leading DEI work in a niche nonprofit space for over15 years, and am excited to broaden my impact to the wider DEI world. Would love to connect! https://www.linkedin.com/in/eva-stern/
Mandice McAllister (she/her)
59:28
Love this community!
Madeline Bayliss
59:40
It’s not only the focus and belief, but the demonstrable results that will make DEI viable. Absolutely part of successful, holistic organizations.
Natasha Porizkova (She/Her/Hers)
59:46
And come join me tomorrow with Rev. Neil Thomas! https://hopin.com/events/intentional-conversations-with-natasha-porizkova-and-special-guest-rev-neil-thomas
Damon Maassen (he/him)
01:00:05
Brian, Surabhi, Natasha, and Andre: Thanks so much for sharing your incredibly inspiring stories and thank you for all you do to make the world more inclusive!
Ramona Gupta (she/her/hers)
01:00:15
Really appreciate the call and speakers this week!! Please connect: https://linkedin.com/in/ramonagupta
Kevin Mosley
01:00:23
I did Ecornell. It's great for understanding how DEI should work within an org. I'm finishing up the Advanced D&I via Cornell ILR. That's for people interested in CDO training
Pamela Shainhouse
01:00:40
Certification can be great, and will always show a credibility. Can you please post the certification that is for free for a University in Florida. I dont remember. Lenroy, can you please answer this.
Roma Brodecki
01:00:49
The University of South Florida is offering a free certificate program.
Surabhi Lal
01:00:53
Adding that certifications and people who have gone through certifications can be part of building your network.
Dr. Theresa Horne
01:00:55
Thank you for this discussion. Great space to hear stories and share thoughts in the space.
Natasha Porizkova (She/Her/Hers)
01:01:04
https://www.usf.edu/business/certificates/diversity-equity-inclusion/
Kadiyah Lodge (she/her/hers)
01:01:04
DEI calls are good for my soul. I notice a difference in my thinking and my overall mental health. Very thankful for this space!
Lakimja Mattocks
01:01:10
Thank you. Thank you. Thank you!!!
Natasha Porizkova (She/Her/Hers)
01:01:16
That’s the certificate course through University of south Florida!
Wendy Ryan (she/her)
01:01:29
YES Andre!!
Nicole Hilberg (she/her)
01:01:35
IKR?!?!? PREACH
Tanya Mathew | Ohio State
01:01:41
@Kadiyah, I have this on my calendar...it's so good for my soul!
Jennifer Boren (she/her)
01:01:43
The University of South Florida is offering a free certificate program. @Roma Brodecki can you share any info?
Lakimja Mattocks
01:01:49
Thank you Natasha for sharing that resource
Parker White (he/him/his)
01:01:49
https://www.jbconlinelearning.com/courses/jbc-dei-practitioners-program
Brian McComak (he/him)
01:01:52
YES to therapy!!!
Dr. Paula Anderson (she/her/hers)
01:02:04
Thank you for mentioning therapy Andre! So important when you are taking on this work.
Brian McComak (he/him)
01:02:16
I’m a USF alumni!!!
Tracy Sears
01:02:17
I did the Cornell course but I don’t think there are credentials to add your name from that class right?
Andrea Payne (she/her/hers)
01:02:19
This has been great.
Roma Brodecki
01:02:34
This has been great. Thanks so much!
Lakimja Mattocks
01:02:36
💖💖
Damon Maassen (he/him)
01:02:37
Always a fantastic time connecting with this dynamically talented community. Happy to connect https://www.linkedin.com/in/damon-maassen/
Lexie Thrash
01:02:38
THANK YOU ALL!
Wendy Ryan (she/her)
01:02:41
Back at you, @Natasha!
Cassandra Charles-Gerst
01:02:43
Great call! Appreciate the robust conversations. Look forward to connecting! Cassandra Charles-Gerst
Roslyn Rice (she/her)
01:02:46
Thank you panelists and Brian!
Sheri Nasim (she/her/hers)
01:02:47
THANK YOU, Brian, Surabhi, Natasha, Andre and the JBC team!
Linda Christensen (she/her)
01:02:51
Thank you, panel, great conversation!!
Frances Regina (She/Her/Ela)
01:02:52
Thank you so much..
Lexie Thrash
01:03:03
Would love to connect with you all: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lexie-thrash-69169b86/
Sheri Nasim (she/her/hers)
01:03:05
Good trouble
Kadiyah Lodge (she/her/hers)
01:03:05
That part!
Tanya Mathew | Ohio State
01:03:15
Your authentic presence is your message!
Frances Regina (She/Her/Ela)
01:03:15
I am too passionate to give it up!!
Bernadette (she/her/hers)
01:03:17
THANKS all!
Kadiyah Lodge (she/her/hers)
01:03:22
Excellent chat!
Tracy Sears
01:03:27
Thank you! I didn’t think there was “credentials”
Bella
01:03:43
Yes thank you all! Please stay connected :) https://www.linkedin.com/in/annabellacockerell/
Shalonda Martin (she/her/hers)
01:04:03
Thanks everyone! This has been wonderful!
Inez Elliott (she/her)
01:04:14
Thank you!!!
Jennifer Boren (she/her)
01:04:21
Thank you!! This was wonderful!
Caroline Cowan (she/her)
01:04:21
These calls are the BEST!!! Thank you panelists!!
Kelli Kombat (she/her/hers)
01:04:23
Amazing. Thanks so much!
Ann Craig
01:04:23
Thank you!
Vicky Gonzalez (she|hers)
01:04:28
Thanks all!!!!
Burd
01:04:30
Thank you all!
Surabhi Lal
01:04:31
Thank you all! What a joy to be with you all.
Dr. Paula Anderson (she/her/hers)
01:04:33
Thank you all!
JPruitt she/her/hers
01:04:33
Thank you all!
Natasha Porizkova (She/Her/Hers)
01:04:36
Thank you!!
Tiffany Chaney
01:04:36
This space is amazing! Thank you!
Laura Lorenzen
01:04:36
thanks for sharing :-)
Anne Brown
01:04:37
Thank you!
JD
01:04:37
Thanks everyone!!!
Lila (she/hers)
01:04:39
Thank you! Let's connect!
Lenroy Jones (He/Him/His)
01:04:40
Great job panel! Wonderful conversations.
Joule Bazemore
01:04:41
Thank you all.
Anette Padilla
01:04:41
This was fantastic!