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SXSW EDU 2019

Employee Resource Groups Are Segregated Groups

This session will be a live interactive experience to showcase how Employee Resource Groups are segregated groups. Attendees will learn and understand ERG gaps that are hindering organizations growth and success in diversity and inclusion. This session will provide steps to remove ERG's as well as present strategies on how to measure and results to expect. This will help erupt a company-wide movement that yields positive results and helps to increase representation and retain organically.

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  1. Employee Resource Groups are preventing all employees from sharing information, learning about embracing differences and lacking on creating change.
  2. Removing Employee Resource Groups will create more advocates, allies, and supporters that will help break barriers.
  3. Removing Employee Resource Groups will help yield high inclusion engagement scores that will help attract and retain employees organically.

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Netta Jenkins, Head of Diversity and Inclusion, IAC Applications

Meta Information:

  • Tags: diversity
  • Event: SXSW EDU
  • Format: Talk
  • Track: Equity
  • Level: Deep Understanding
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