True Inclusion: Leading Through World Trauma
On the heels of the high-profile police killings of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile, and just a day before five officers were gunned down in Dallas, Fortune published an article on “Why Employers Need to Talk about the Police Shootings of Black People.” The piece circulated in offices around the country, especially throughout Silicon Valley, where some employees were reportedly “calling in black” as self care during these trying times. In this moment of challenge and change, companies need to lead with compassion, especially in an industry that lacks diverse perspectives. In addition, we will examine how companies can mobilize management so they are prepared to lead in inclusive ways.
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