the Offer with Michael Glinter

Diversity and Inclusion: Understanding and Accepting your Own Biases w/ Special Guest Joy Rain

October 08, 2020 Michael Glinter
the Offer with Michael Glinter
Diversity and Inclusion: Understanding and Accepting your Own Biases w/ Special Guest Joy Rain
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the Offer with Michael Glinter
Diversity and Inclusion: Understanding and Accepting your Own Biases w/ Special Guest Joy Rain
Oct 08, 2020
Michael Glinter

Special Guest: Joy Rain
     
 As a nationally recognized expert and speaker on diversity and inclusion, Joy drives planning and implementation that integrates accountability and inspires individual action. Joy’s uses her gentle strength to lead people to their learning edge which results in elevating an organization’s inclusive culture and elevating individual knowledge and leadership skills. As an executive coach and advisor to Employee Resource Groups’ members and leaders she creates space for organizations to how best ERG's add value by high engagement in professional development opportunities and transforming organization cultures. Her breadth and depth of knowledge of HR operations uniquely positions her as a leader who can effectively integrate the values, principles, and actions into all of HR and subsequently all of business operations.  Joy uses her knowledge of storytelling and narratives to inspire clients to realize their own lived experiences of diversity, equity, and inclusion which results in each of us being the change we all need.
   
   Podcast Notes:

  • Have I personally learned anything about my bias' over the last 9 months of episodes
  • Experience with privilege hinders our ability to see our own bias
  • Our lived experiences affect the way we see the world 
  • Is it the fault of the person growing up in a white suburban Jewish neighborhood their fault?
  • Your environment could define where your bias comes from, but you can accept and change those biases.
  • This crisis of racial equity has propelled a lot of people to consider where their bias comes from
  • Who sets parameters on what is a bias?
  • Individual differences are different than stereotypes that have researched and developed over time and how those stereotypes impact our day-to-day
  • Learning more about your biases and what is acceptable ways to learn about other people 
  • Self-education is the easiest way 
  • Should we give preferential treatment to the Black Community because you cannot hide your skin color?
  • It's tough for a black person to accept a gay person receiving stereotypes when every day when they walk out of the house, they can't change their outside image
  • How do you know you are welcome in a group or environment that may be focused on a specific race or culture?
  • Groups are designed to bring people outside ethnic groups together; you have to be willing to listen and learn
  • Even people of the minority have to be cognizant of their own biases
  • Why can't we look at why we have so many unrepresented people in the workplace and how we can make a difference in driving inclusion?
  • Can you hear a woman talking about finance in a meeting the same way you can if it is a man?
  • Challenges for DE&I is they are frequently not considered part of the main business, or they are not receiving the support
  • What methods does one take to create diversity in an industry or field that has always been representative of a particular gender, color, or sexuality?
  • What we have learned.

Joy Rain 
Executive Consultant for HR, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
[email protected]
 https://www.linkedin.com/in/joy-rain
 moving4ward.net   (Company Website)
 
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 https://www.michaelglinter.com/podcast-1 (Podcast)
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 #MichaelAGlinter (Twitter)
 http://www.facebook.com/michael.glinter (Facebook)
 https://www.youtube.com/c/MichaelGlinter (YouTube)
 www.michaelglinter.com (Website)

 

Show Notes

Special Guest: Joy Rain
     
 As a nationally recognized expert and speaker on diversity and inclusion, Joy drives planning and implementation that integrates accountability and inspires individual action. Joy’s uses her gentle strength to lead people to their learning edge which results in elevating an organization’s inclusive culture and elevating individual knowledge and leadership skills. As an executive coach and advisor to Employee Resource Groups’ members and leaders she creates space for organizations to how best ERG's add value by high engagement in professional development opportunities and transforming organization cultures. Her breadth and depth of knowledge of HR operations uniquely positions her as a leader who can effectively integrate the values, principles, and actions into all of HR and subsequently all of business operations.  Joy uses her knowledge of storytelling and narratives to inspire clients to realize their own lived experiences of diversity, equity, and inclusion which results in each of us being the change we all need.
   
   Podcast Notes:

  • Have I personally learned anything about my bias' over the last 9 months of episodes
  • Experience with privilege hinders our ability to see our own bias
  • Our lived experiences affect the way we see the world 
  • Is it the fault of the person growing up in a white suburban Jewish neighborhood their fault?
  • Your environment could define where your bias comes from, but you can accept and change those biases.
  • This crisis of racial equity has propelled a lot of people to consider where their bias comes from
  • Who sets parameters on what is a bias?
  • Individual differences are different than stereotypes that have researched and developed over time and how those stereotypes impact our day-to-day
  • Learning more about your biases and what is acceptable ways to learn about other people 
  • Self-education is the easiest way 
  • Should we give preferential treatment to the Black Community because you cannot hide your skin color?
  • It's tough for a black person to accept a gay person receiving stereotypes when every day when they walk out of the house, they can't change their outside image
  • How do you know you are welcome in a group or environment that may be focused on a specific race or culture?
  • Groups are designed to bring people outside ethnic groups together; you have to be willing to listen and learn
  • Even people of the minority have to be cognizant of their own biases
  • Why can't we look at why we have so many unrepresented people in the workplace and how we can make a difference in driving inclusion?
  • Can you hear a woman talking about finance in a meeting the same way you can if it is a man?
  • Challenges for DE&I is they are frequently not considered part of the main business, or they are not receiving the support
  • What methods does one take to create diversity in an industry or field that has always been representative of a particular gender, color, or sexuality?
  • What we have learned.

Joy Rain 
Executive Consultant for HR, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
[email protected]
 https://www.linkedin.com/in/joy-rain
 moving4ward.net   (Company Website)
 
 GLINTER SOCIAL MEDIA AND CONTACT INFO
 [email protected] (Email)
 https://www.michaelglinter.com/podcast-1 (Podcast)
 http://www.linkedin.com/in/michaelglinter2 (Linked In)
 #MichaelAGlinter (Twitter)
 http://www.facebook.com/michael.glinter (Facebook)
 https://www.youtube.com/c/MichaelGlinter (YouTube)
 www.michaelglinter.com (Website)