Clarify your understanding of intersectionality, a term that helps capture the complexity of each person’s identity. Recognize that some individuals face multiple barriers and forms of discrimination simultaneously.
Discover why integrating employees of all different ages results in teams that are more skilled, innovative, and productive. Consider the value that both older and younger employees bring to the mix and how cross-generational mentorships help employees of all ages become more competent.
Reinforce your understanding of the federal government’s Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action programs and the legal compliance they require. Compare these to voluntary DEI initiatives that generate enormous benefits to companies, their employees, and financial performance.