The State of Diversity & Inclusion: Getting Real About Inclusive Leadership

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The State of Diversity & Inclusion: Getting Real About Inclusive Leadership

May 15, 2020 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am at WICT Webinar
Friday, May 15, 2020
10:30 – 11:30AM EDT
Free for Members & Non-members

These are unprecedented times and we have been faced with an ever-changing work environment in recent months. How can we collectively work to create a more inclusive workplace culture and society during this complex time? And what is the role of inclusive leadership?

Join Mini Timmaraju, Executive Director of D&I at Comcast, and Dr. Dnika Travis, Vice President of Research at Catalyst, as they discuss the state of diversity and inclusion in our industry and explore Catalyst’s Report: Getting Real About Inclusive Leadership.


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About the Speakers


Mini Timmaraju

Executive Director of D&I at Comcast

Mini Timmaraju has over 20 years of professional experience leading federal, state and local campaigns, as well as advocacy efforts for non-profit organizations. She has an extensive background on gender issues and community outreach strategies. Mini currently serves as an Executive Director on the Diversity and Inclusion team for Comcast NBCUniversal, based out of their corporate headquarters in Philadelphia. She was previously on the External Affairs team where she served as a liaison between Comcast and external stakeholders including advocacy organizations, political organizations, and public policy groups.

Dnika J. Travis, PhD

Vice President, Research at Catalyst

Dr. Dnika J. Travis, vice president, research at Catalyst, is a recognized researcher, educator, and change leader. At Catalyst, Dnika leads research initiatives and manages content creation. Her most recent work involves building and piloting the Catalyst Inclusion Accelerator, a diagnostic and action planning tool to help companies measure the state of inclusion for employees and teams. Dnika’s renowned research on emotional tax experienced by people of color at work, along with her expertise on engaging i­­n tough conversations across differences, have been widely published and featured in top-tier media outlets such as CNN, Fortune, and NBC News. She was also named a “2017 Women Worth Watching” by Profiles in Diversity Journal. Prior to joining Catalyst, Dnika was an assistant professor at the University of Texas at Austin Steve Hicks School of Social Work where she maintains an affiliation as a fellow. Dnika earned her PhD from University of Southern California, MSW from the University of Michigan, and BA from Hampton University.


May 15, 2020
10:30 am - 11:30 am
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