Episode 37: Tamika Curry Smith – Making DEI an organizational imperative

Tamika Curry Smith returns to Win(e)d Down Wednesday to discuss DEI and how organizations can elevate their initiatives to drive action and systemic change. She encourages companies to assess and explore several areas, including their DEI structure and framework. What are the metrics? What about accountability? And most importantly, how do companies extend the responsibility…

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The Diminished Role of the CDO

How does your organization fare? Many companies are moving to a model of placing the Office of Diversity in Human Resources and reporting to the head of HR. This diminishes the office’s effectiveness in a number of ways. First, it takes away one of the key roles and that is having an Officer level oversight…

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What the NFL Got Right and Wrong

The NFL recently announced a number of diversity initiatives to create more opportunities for women and people of color (WPOC). Did they put a TD on the board or is this a blocked kick? From my perspective as a corporate gender strategist, they got two things right. First, they are finally creating a panel of…

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Win(e)d Down Wednesdays – A DEI Podcast

Win(e)d Down Wednesday with Jeffery Tobias Halter and Amanda Hammett

Calendar Some Win(e)d — Down Time Introducing Win(e)d Down Wednesdays — a podcast with Jeffery Tobias Halter and Amanda Hammett — a contemporary discussion on advocacy, inclusion and your role in driving change. Join them with your favorite wind-down beverage of choice. Your podcast hosts have created a brave and welcoming space for much-needed DEI…

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