Creating diverse, equitable, and inclusive workplaces is increasingly a priority for companies across the globe. Knowing that you want to advance DEI at your organization is one thing, though; executing the first stage of your policy implementation is another. Sometimes, a lack of guidance at...
Creating diverse, equitable, and inclusive workplaces is increasingly a priority for companies across the globe. Knowing that you want to advance DEI at your organization is one thing, though; executing the first stage of your policy implementation is another. Sometimes, a lack of guidance at this stage can keep DEI leaders from actualizing intention into effective action.
In this chat, Shruti Ganeriwala, HR Director and Head of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at Unilever Australia & New Zealand, will join us to tackle a common but not always simple-to-answer question: Where should we start?
Shruti will share her experience planning and implementing DEI policies that have positively impacted her team’s well-being and sense of belonging. In this new world of work, creating a healthy and equitable professional environment should be every company's top priority, and Shruti will join us to share how it can get done.
In this chat, you’ll learn:
How to audit your current employee base and identify areas for improvement
The importance of building a DEI-based culture, and how to get your team involved
How to avoid the common mistakes many companies make in this initial stage of DEI
Meet The Speaker
HR Director, Foods & Refreshments & Head of DEI, Unilever
Shruti has 17+ years of HR experience across a variety of roles including Learning, Talent Management, Wellbeing, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DE&I), HR Business partnering and Organisation Transformation. She has worked across developing & developed markets and has been with Unilever Australia for 8 years.
While she loves partnering business teams to help drive their business and people agenda, Shruti’s deep passion lies in helping organisations build a diverse & inclusive culture where everyone feels they belong. In her current role as HR Director for Foods & Refreshments and Head of DE&I, Shruti gets to live her passion and purpose every day.
On a personal front, Shruti gets her energy from spending time with her husband and 10-year-old daughter, reading, doing yoga, and staying connected with friends and family all over the world!