Thursday, August 10th, 9:00 - 10:00 a.m
Feeling stressed about the recent SCOTUS decisions related to affirmative action? Would you like the opportunity to share space with other folks considering the potential implications on your workplace?
Some questions that are already coming up within our community include:
- How can companies make sure their dedication to DEI efforts remain steadfast while progress is being undone?
- How might this change impact ERGs, pipeline programs for racial minorities, diversity in procurement programs, etc.?
- How might grants and different streams of funding be impacted?
- What adjustments are folks already making in light of this new reality?
DAIP regularly hosts virtual Unfiltered Coffee Chats for attendees to connect, learn and delve into topics surrounding diversity, equity, and inclusion. Our August Unfiltered Coffee Chat will be facilitated by Talia Brookshire, Neighborhood Health Plan of Rhode Island’s chief diversity officer (CDO).
Talia has more than 15 years of experience in diversity, multicultural marketing, community relations, and partner relations. In her past roles, she gained a blend of business and DEI experience by working with Olympic and professional athletes, colleges, universities, manufacturers, sponsors, agencies, and teams—giving her a unique perspective on how these changes might impact folks across industries and sectors.
You won’t want to miss this conversation!
A huge thank you to Bolt Coffee Co for generously providing complimentary coffee for Unfiltered Coffee Chat attendees.
Spots are limited to keep this conversation intimate. Click here to register today.
This program has been submitted for HRCI and SHRM CE credits.
Talia Brookshire joined Neighborhood Health Plan of Rhode Island in March of 2022 as the company’s Chief Diversity Officer (CDO). Later that same year, Neighborhood took a bold step and created a new People Division, designed to ensure it human resource services and processes are viewed through an equity lens with the chief human resources officer reporting to the chief diversity officer, who reports directly to the president and CEO.
Talia brings more than 15 years of experience in diversity, multicultural marketing, community relations and partner relations to the CDO role.
Her blend of business and Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) experiences, gained through working with Olympic and professional athletes, colleges, universities, manufacturers, sponsors, agencies, and teams have given her the opportunity to create initiatives that provided measurable results.
Talia joined Neighborhood from Western Governors University (WGU), the nation’s largest online, non-profit university, where she expanded their national diversity platform for the 7,500 employees and over 130,000 active students.
Prior to that, she developed and managed multicultural marketing campaigns for NASCAR, Ford Racing, USA Swimming and USA Track & Field.
Recently, Talia was selected as a Providence Business News “40 under 40.” In 2022 she was recognized by Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority among the “Top 22 Under 40” by the members who make up Sigma Gamma Rho.
The proud mother of two beautiful girls is pursuing her MBA degree at Howard University. She is an avid pickle baller and enjoys going to concerts and dancing with her husband.
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