Beyond Representation: The First but Not the Last
Friday, March 12, 23:05 UTC
Ezinne is an inclusive leader, change agent, thought partner, and corporate executive. Her life’s mission is to lead with excellence, drive innovative results, champion for progressive change, and utilize her space to advocate for those that feel unseen. With a global lens, she currently leads global advertising agency, Wunderman Thompson, in building diverse workspaces that are inclusive and equitable. As their Global Chief Inclusion, Equity & Diversity Officer, her contributions extend across their 90 markets and brand partners. Ezinne’s diverse portfolio and life experiences, provide her with the expertise to manage different cultures and business initiatives.
As global citizens of the world, we can often find ourselves in the bliss of discovery as we transition from location to location. However, there are moments where we are lost in finding your own personal identities and communities. Join Ezinne Okoro, as she shares her experience of taking the lead to advocate for representation in global corporations, while still navigating her own journey towards the responsibility of representing a race, gender, culture and more.
Outsiderness and Empathy as tools for bridging differences
Saturday, March 13, 14:05 UTC
Ragil Ratnam is a Strategic Leadership Advisor and Executive Coach based in Bangkok. He has more than 25 years of global, multicultural corporate and academic experience on 4 continents. He runs an independent Leadership Advisory Practice and is an Orchestrator with Duke Corporate Education. Through Coaching, Leadership Development, and Strategy Facilitation, he has helped clients in a range of industries including Banking, Technology, and Manufacturing as well as Public Sector organisations such as UNICEF and the World Bank Group.
It’s a Two-Way Street
Sunday, March 14, 05:05 UTC
Danau Tanu, PhD, is author of Growing Up in Transit: The Politics of Belonging at an International School, the first book on structural racism in international schools. She is an Honorary Research Fellow at the School of Social Sciences at the University of Western Australia and a Visiting Research Fellow at Waseda University, Japan. Danau’s research is driven by a desire to uncover the hidden voices among third culture kids while trying to understand her own experiences of being a TCK of mixed Chinese, Indonesian, and Japanese heritage. www.danautanu.com
Watch our interview with Danau Tanu here.