I SEE U

I SEE U, Episode 48: WILL D.E.I. D.I.E.?

I SEE U unpacks growth initiatives of diversity, equity and inclusion with experts who are warning employers not to skirt accountability and start building real trust across differences in identities

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As we approach another anniversary of Houstonian George Floyd's death, I SEE U examines company and organizational initiatives that had been triggered once calls for racial justice and global protests erupted two years ago. But are employers today fully committed to these measures of growth? Experts say many companies are simply checking boxes and have no real intentions of undergoing major, meaningful change when it comes to fostering and promoting a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment. How long can a company sustain itself when much of its diverse workforce rushes to the exit door? Join host Eddie Robinson as he facilitates unguarded conversations with NPR's DEI Manager, Whitney Maddox and DEI strategist, Denise Hamilton, for fresh, new insight and perspective on the future of these initiatives. We also explore how notions of leadership and accountability are tested when there continues to be a lack of genuine commitment and oversight as well as limited support of adequate resources.

 

This article is part of the I SEE U with Eddie Robinson podcast

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Eddie Robinson

Eddie Robinson

Executive Producer & Host, I SEE U

A native of Mississippi, Eddie started his radio career as a 10th grader, working as a music jock for a 100,000-Watt (Pop) FM station and a Country AM station simultaneously. While Mississippi Governor Ray Mabus had nominated him for the U.S. Naval Academy in 1991, Eddie had an extreme passion...

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