"...The highly seasoned faculty provided sound insight, opened the cohorts eyes to blindspots, and created an environment of trust and candor that motivated and energized us. Not only did I gain valuable, easy-to-apply tools to more effectively drive organizational change, I enjoyed an unprecedented networking experience with other high caliber diversity professionals..."
Director, Culture, Diversity & Inclusion, Georgia Institute of Technology
" The bootcamp [Academy] met the ambitious learning objectives and, through excellent speakers and an engaged cohort, went beyond them to deliver innovative, next generation thinking that has already changed the way I approach the work."
Vice President, Talent Management & Chief Diversity Officer, PG&E
" The D&I Academy is invaluable for leaders and practitioners who are building significant change and culture initiatives that enable their firms to accelerate growth through talent."
Director of Human Resources, Charles Schwab
" The D&I Boot Camp not only provided very valuable insight but also a network of like minded colleagues and the confidence to attack this work head on. Very important for a new D&I practitioner."
Manager, Workforce Diversity, Nestle
" Attending the academy helped me to understand the importance of influencing senior leadership, maintaining focus on most important objectives and how to drive all tactics toward that goal, using a systems approach. Each day you learn at least 1 thing you can do in your job to enhance your effectiveness."
Chief Diversity Officer, Eli Lilly
" My participation in the Academy pushed and challenges my thinking, but also validates that I am on the right path and made me feel not alone in this journey."
Director, Diversity and Inclusion - HR, Northwest Mutual Financial Network
" Being a "self taught" D&II professional for a number of years coming into the academy, these experiences will surely accelerate the impact I can lead for my organization. For those serious about the work, the Academy sets a firm foundation for D&I Innovators."
Senior Manager, Inclusion, Engagement, Medtronic