The ROI of Workplace Inclusion in the Age of Polarization

Graphic features five headshots of (clockwise): Margot Gerritsen, Daniel Fiorentino, Sheila Hemami, Wei Zheng and Sheryl Battles

What are the efforts and rewards of fostering diversity, equity and inclusion at the workplace in today’s increasingly polarized society?

We will hear from panelists Margot Gerritsen, Daniel Fiorentino, Shelia Hemami and Sheryl Battles as they share stories, practices and insights on illustrating the ROI of their inclusive efforts at promoting a workplace where employees feel seen, heard and valued, despite polarizing viewpoints that can create barriers to this work in our broader society.

Whether you are a current leader or aspire to become one, you will come away from this session with actionable strategies and tools to leverage inclusion to deliver positive returns to your coworkers, stakeholders and wider community.

Meet our panelists:

Margot Gerritsen, Executive Director & Co-Founder, Women in Data Science Worldwide, Professor Emerita at Stanford University

Daniel Fiorentino, Principal, Wilkin & Guttenplan, P.C (Top NJ Best Place to Work awardee)

Sheila Hemami, Senior Director, Triple Ring Technologies, former NSF ADVANCE grant program director at Cornell University

Sheryl Battles, Vice President of Global Diversity, Inclusion and Engagement at Pitney Bowes (FORBES Best Employer for Diversity) 

Meet our moderator:

Wei Zheng, Richard R. Roscitt Chair Profesor of Leadership Stevens Institute of Technology