A good portion of people who start businesses do so to fulfill unmet needs from childhood. I believe that entrepreneurship can be a trauma response for many of us. I have come to understand that starting a marketing agency was my attempt at recreating an environment in which I was valued by many.
Diversity celebrations by month should be an opportunity to reflect on the past and consider how we can do better now and into the future. We need to think beyond traditional narratives to explore what's possible when we expand our consciousness and step into identities that are different from ours.
Event and HR professionals are charged with ensuring that everyone's voices are heard—and that speakers of various identities (gender, age, sexual orientation, race, religion, ethnicity, body type, or any other social construct) are made visible. Finding DEI speakers for your event is crucial...