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DEI Efforts: Are they Superficial or Authentic?

Posted by Podwiz | Aug 16, 2022 2:45:00 AM

In today’s episode, Deanna Singh sits with Michael Barber, Retired Chief Diversity Officer of General Electric Company. They take on the topic of Michael’s diversity, equity, and inclusion journey as a key member of the GE company. They also dissect how companies, particularly Diversity, Equity and Inclusion officers, can prolong the movement even after retirement.




  • Becoming Chief Diversity Officer in 2020 During the Pandemic and Racial Unrest
  • Continuity of the Diversity and Inclusion Movement 
  • Basic Leadership and Inclusivity 
  • Michael’s Diversity Officer Plans
  • Metrics of Organization Representation 
  • Sponsoring Mentees 
  • How to Turn over the Diversity Plan, so the work continues on



Michael’s LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/michaelmikebarber/ 


Deanna’s Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/deannasingh/ 

Justin Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/justin-ponder-1200b72b/  

Uplifting Impact LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/upliftingimpact/ 

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Uplifting Impact YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCNs1RS6JqrU7BHeOc5W6SbQ 

Uplifting Impact Website: https://www.upliftingimpact.com/?hsLang=en 



Uplifting Impact is excited to announce Actions Speak Louder, the latest book by author and DEI expert, our very own, Deanna Singh. This book, available starting May 31st, 2022, is a step-by-step guide on how to create change and inclusivity both in the workplace and beyond. In this book, Deanna seeks to answer questions for organizations and teams of all sizes on how to create more inclusivity. Actions Speak Louder creates a blueprint for those who are ready to read, take action now, and build a better tomorrow.

Order Actions Speak Louder NOW: https://www.upliftingimpact.com/actions-speak-louder-book


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