Vice President and Chief Diversity Officer, Inclusion and Diversity
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan

11:05am-11:40am EDT Making the Connection: How a Culture of Inclusion Supports Employee Well-Being

General Session

The focus on employee well-being is increasing as employers and employees continue to adjust to changes in the way we work and address mental and emotional needs. Establishing a culture of inclusion is one way that we can increase connectedness in the workplace and help employees thrive. During this session, attendees will learn about the power of inclusion and how establishing a culture of inclusion influences a sense of belonging and belonginess.

In this session, you will:

  • Level set on the meanings of diversity and inclusion
  • Learn about inclusion – what it looks like and feels like in action – and how it contributes to employee well-being 
  • Gain understanding about the importance of respect and understanding each person’s “story”
  • Learn about best practices to promote a culture of inclusion in organizations and companies