Key Takeaways

  • Everyone in an organization has a role to play in advancing diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI).
  • The concept of DEI has now expanded beyond its traditional core dimensions.
  • DEI ambassadors need a range of skills and capabilities, including emotional intelligence.
  • Whatever your organizational role, the path to becoming a diversity ambassador begins with self-awareness.
  • Diversity ambassadorship requires you to take action. 
  • Individual contributors can make substantive and systemic DEI contributions.
  • Chief DEI officers must bring deep personal, organizational and strategic awareness to their work.
  • Executives must create the conditions for DEI efforts to succeed.
  • Frontline leaders have a critical role to play in promoting DEI within their teams.
  • HR practitioners should embed DEI in all people systems and practices.

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