Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

The WICT Network: Greater Philadelphia is committed to creating a globally diverse environment of authentic leaders who drive themselves, their networks, and their industries.  Our diversity, equity and inclusion efforts are tied to The WICT Network Touchstones – Know Yourself, Communicate, Listen, Connect, Be a Catalyst, Be Fearless and Inspire.

In the spirit of this commitment to our members and our community, we will share the stories, culture, and inspiration inherent in our diverse community. Check back each month to lean into the amazing people of The WICT Network, our sponsors, and supporters. —join in the Network.

In the Network – Our Stories

Great minds think alike – or do they?

Most of us have heard the phrase “great minds think alike” – but have you ever stopped to wonder how limiting this sentiment is? 

In honor of autism awareness month, we interviewed Tom Markley, EY Global Client Executive, and parent to a child on the autism spectrum; and Heather Tartaglia, EY Global and Americas Neuro-Diverse Center of Excellence Market Activation Leader. The focus of our discussion was neurodiversity and how we can uncover and challenge our biases to truly embrace the unique abilities of all individuals – and dispel the notion that all “great” minds think the same way.

We also want to hear from you!

If you have a story, video, article, etc. that inspired you to embrace and celebrate the different ways people have overcome struggles, developed new opportunities for growth, or helped others grow their careers, we want you to share it with us by using #COMMITTED, #NTheNETWORK, #WICTNETWORKPHILLY on your social media platform or directly with us by sending an email to wictphilly@gmail.com. As we share, we all grow and show our commitment to DE&I!

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