Book Talk: Leading Global Diversity Equity and Inclusion

Join us for a book talk featuring Dr. Rohini Anand, a strategic global business leader and trusted board member who has successfully transformed cultures, built an iconic brand with an enduring reputation, and grown businesses and driven sales. Her book, Leading Global Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion: A Guide for Systemic Change in Multinational Organizations, offers five proven principles for organizations to advance diversity, equity, and inclusion with a nuanced understanding of local contexts across countries and cultures. Dr. Anand also serves as an advisor to Ascend at the Aspen Institute’s Family Prosperity Innovation Community, which maximize parents’ and caregivers’ access to family supportive employment opportunities in the U.S. 

EVENT INFORMATION

Date: Thursday, January 27, 2022
Time: 11:30am - 12:30pm ET
Location: Virtual (Zoom)

Host: Ascend at the Aspen Institute & The Aspen Institute

Speakers:

Rohini Anand

Rohini Anand, PhD

CEO

Rohini Anand LLC.

Bio

Dr. Rohini Anand is a strategic global business leader and trusted board member who has successfully transformed cultures, built an iconic brand with an enduring reputation resulting in growing the core business and driving sales. Dr. Anand is a recognized pioneer in her field and a sought-after expert in diversity, equity and inclusion, executive leadership, human capital, global corporate responsibility, and wellness. Her global experience, cultural dexterity, vast network and ability to influence leaders result in a reputation for judgment, integrity and accountability.

Rohini Anand

Miecha Ranea Forbes

Vice President for People & Culture

The Aspen Institute

Bio

Miecha Ranea Forbes serves as Vice President for People and Culture at the Aspen Institute. In this role, Forbes oversees all internal talent, human resources, and people functions, and leads processes and structures that ensure that the Institute has the leadership, recruitment and talent development practices, and culture in place to achieve its mission of building a free, just, and equitable society. Forbes previously held the position of Senior Vice President of Culture, Inclusion, and Strategic Advising at Koya Leadership Partners, an executive search and strategic advising firm. There, she advised external clients on a wide range of human capital projects including organizational development, diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI), performance management, and change management. Over the course of her career, she has helped many private and public organizations improve their overall employee experience in ways that reflect the values and culture of the organization. Prior to Koya Leadership Partners, Forbes was Director of Talent Acquisition with the KIPP Foundation—the nation’s largest public charter school network—where staff more than doubled during her tenure. She also has previous professional chapters with Citizen Schools and Corporate Executive Board, volunteers in various community projects in Chicago, and has a BA in Sociology and African-American Studies from Brown University.

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On 1/27, join @AspenAscend and @AspenInstitute as they sit down with @RohiniAnandPhD to discuss her new book, Leading Global Diversity Equity and Inclusion.

Learn how to adapt to local contexts across countries and cultures to grow #DEI strategies!

RSVP: https://ascend.aspeninstitute.org/event/rohini-anand-book-talk-leading-global-diversity-equity-and-inclusion/

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On 1/27, join @AspenAscend and @AspenInstitute as they sit down with Dr. Rohini Anand to discuss her new book, Leading Global Diversity Equity and Inclusion.

Learn how to adapt to local contexts across countries and cultures to grow #DEI strategies!

RSVP: https://ascend.aspeninstitute.org/event/rohini-anand-book-talk-leading-global-diversity-equity-and-inclusion/

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Hear Dr. @RohiniAnand discuss her new book, Leading Global Diversity Equity and Inclusion, as she sites down with @AspenInstitute‘s VP of People & Culture, @MiechaForbes, to share her insights and experiences from transforming cultures and growing businesses.

Learn how to adapt to local contexts across countries and cultures to grow #DEI strategies!

RSVP: https://ascend.aspeninstitute.org/event/rohini-anand-book-talk-leading-global-diversity-equity-and-inclusion/

Resources:

Leading Global Diversity, Equity and Inclusion: A Guide for Systemic Change in Multinational Organizations

Employer Principles for Family Supportive Policies and Benefits

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