Last week ASP presented the webinar Advancing Social Justice through Strategic Planning and Action. In this session, panelists shared a holistic systems approach to performance excellence and strong DEI results, as well as examples from plans, and discussion on what worked/hasn’t worked in their efforts to advance and implement Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) initiatives and outcomes.
Sidalia (Sid) G. Reel, EdD, is an Expert Panelist for the Centre for Global Inclusion. She has over 25 years of experience in developing, leading and implementing diversity, equity and inclusion policies, practices and programs in academic and corporate environment.
Palma Buttles-Valdez, PhD, an anthropologist, leads the Carnegie Mellon University, Software Engineering Institute, Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. Palma works at the intersection of culture, process, and DEI
Linda Parker Gates leads the Software Acquisition Pathways initiative at the Software Engineering Institute. Linda has over 25 years of broad experience in strategic planning, change management, process improvement, technology transition, consulting, and training