Mentoring HR Leaders for an Inclusive Tomorrow: Round Table Event for International Women's Day 2022
On March 8th, the world celebrated International Women's Day. In observance of this historic day, we hosted an event centered around mentoring and inclusive leadership practices in the world of HR. This intersectional dialogue features four HR leaders with diverse backgrounds and perspectives. Based on their experience in the field, they share their insights on community building and mentoring for a more inclusive future. During the event, our four panelists discuss:
- Building a community through employee resource groups (ERGs) and reverse mentorship
- Helping hiring managers to adopt equitable hiring practices
- Encouraging inclusivity and empathy in remote working environments
- Mentoring and team building for new employees and employees from underrepresented groups
Sheree Knowles, SPHR, CPM is a talented executive with over 25 years of HR leadership and project management experience. She is the founder of two human capital and talent management firms, 8(a) and DBE certified Human Capital Consulting Consortium (H3C) and HR Knowledge Source (HRKS). Recently, HRKS was recognized as a 2021 Top 30 Small Businesses of the Year in Cobb County, GA, featured in The Atlanta Business Chronicle, and broadcasted in Inside The Blueprint.
Jo Weech has a passion for all things People and Talent, providing strategic and tactical plans for businesses to succeed in optimizing an inclusive hiring process and equitable career pathing. Diverse geographical clients have helped to increase understanding and sensitivity for optimal cultural engagement. Jo is a serial volunteer assisting organizations that serve job seekers in college to career, military transition, underserved communities, and retiring federal government employees.
About Dr. Linda
Dr. Linda Wiley Bing is an inspirational speaker, certified life coach, certified diversity executive, certified relationship specialist, critically acclaimed author, and globally recognized businesswoman. She is the founder and CEO of Turning Point Leadership Group LLC, an innovative performance improvement company that specializes in DEI, leadership development, and relationship management. For 25 years, she and her team have created more diverse, equitable, and inclusive cultures in large and small companies, government agencies, and non-profits across the globe.
Meenakshi Iyer thrives at the intersection of People, Process, and Technology. She is a T-shaped servant leader with an international and interdisciplinary career in IT, agile/business process transformation, international healthcare, HR, and training, in India and the USA, spanning more than two decades “Stop, breathe, think, act.” Is her motto. Meenakshi is fluent in four languages and has lived and worked in 10+ cities in India and the US. She is passionate about democratizing access to and creating opportunities for people development across the world.