Jun 8, 2021
Jackie Ferguson is the Head of Content & Programming and Co-Founder of The Diversity Movement, a full-service DEI consultancy that provides diversity and inclusion content such as courses, videos, webinars, and podcasts. As Head of Content & Programming, Jackie manages all the content her company produces, especially when customizing them for each client. Her passion for diversity and inclusion started from her youth, having been an advocate for human rights and equality for more than 20 years. Jackie is also the host of the Diversity Beyond The Checkbox podcast, a show where they share diverse perspectives from business leaders.
Jackie joins us today to discuss how their company enables organizations to apply a DEI program and make sure their program is not entirely foreign to the company culture. She shares how the company was founded and why they pivoted away from providing elearning courses. She describes the challenges companies and organizations face when it comes to applying DEI programs. She explains some of the complexities involved in customizing a DEI program for a client. Jackie also discusses where she found her passion for DEI and her life as an activist.
"Diversity, equity, and inclusion is beneficial for an entire business; for everyone.” - Jackie Ferguson
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