Next Steps for DE&I

As organizations continue to deepen their commitments to diversity, equity and inclusion, communicators must ensure the organization is employing a diversity of talent and leadership while also telling stories that elevate diverse perspectives and lived experiences. In this session, we will look at what work needs to be done when communicating about DE&I and how you can help your organization get there.

You’ll learn:

  • How to set benchmark goals and measure the effectiveness of your DE&I efforts
  • Tips for making space for difficult dialogue without placing the burden on employees from diverse backgrounds to drive conversation
  • Best practices for using inclusive language in your communications
  • Storytelling strategies to ensure your external communications are driven by employees with diverse perspectives
  • Nick Coy
    Director - Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
    Dutch Bros Coffee
  • Rochelle L. Ford, Ph. D., APR
    Dean, School of Communications
    Elon University
  • Jennifer Choi
    Director of Programs
    Media Democracy Fund