Translating Corporate Values
Dr. Claude Steele, provost of Columbia University and recognized leader in the field of social psychology, analyzed how negative stereotypes perpetuate the achievement gap and limit he workforce-talent potential. Attorney Raymond Brown, a human-rights activist, offered a thought-provoking talk on war crimes, inhumane policies and justice in developing nations and the impact on U.S. companies doing business abroad. Deloitte CEO Barry Salzberg talked about how the firm’s culture of diversity and inclusion benefits both its employees working abroad and those from other countries working in the United States. Dr. Mark Hugo Lopez, associate director of the Pew Hispanic Center, provided a metrics-driven presentation on why building a workforce that includes Latinos will better prepare companies for future demographic changes. And Scripps Networks President John Lansing explained how the rise of Asia and other emerging markets offers a remark- able opportunity to create culturally relevant media all over the world.