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How to Promote Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion in Your Workplace: Employee Storytelling
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How to Promote Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion in Your Workplace: Employee Storytelling

About this Guide

Stories. They foster connections and connect employees. They bring the human perspective of issues to life. When it comes to improving Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion programs (DEI), stories from your team members are a must.

In 2020, the world faced a reckoning as we grappled with the murder of George Floyd. As we sought to better understand racial and socioeconomic divides, leaders everywhere made commitments to more actively embrace and support DEI. As part of these efforts, storytelling emerged as a helpful tool.

Now that substantial time has passed, it’s time to reexamine our efforts. Did the commitment you made or renewed in 2020 result in action? Have your efforts stagnated? Have you found ways to share employee stories, bringing new voices into the light? In this guide, we explore how to promote DEI efforts through employee storytelling.

Author

Tim Vaughan

Tim Vaughan

Editorial Director, Poppulo

Contributors

Nishma Patel

Nishma Patel

Senior Specialist, International Public Affairs, Gilead Sciences

Alyssa Hagan

Alyssa Hagan

Associate Director, Corporate Communications, Encompass Health

Jo Coxhill

Jo Coxhill

General Manager – Communications and Engagement, Volkswagen Financial Services

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