Diversity is being invited to the party: Inclusion is being asked to dance

Duration: 23 min Source: Youtube.com

Vernā Myers is a cultural change catalyst, influencer, thought leader, social commentator, and author. A Harvard-trained lawyer and founder of The Vernā Myers Company, Vernā is also the VP, Inclusion Strategy at Netflix. 

In this video for the Women’s Leadership Forum, Vernā Myers explores the meaning of Diversity and Inclusion terms and the main barriers to building an inclusive workplace environment. Myers discusses the importance of recognizing one’s implicit biases as a potential hindrance to creating and cultivating inclusive spaces and interactions.

  • What is the difference between diversity and inclusion and how would you define your work or school space with these terms in mind?
  • What implicit biases exist in your school or workspace and how can you and your colleagues build inclusive spaces?