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DEI Leap: Turn Intention Into Action

Against the backdrop of current DEI challenges, Lisette Martinez, Chief Equity, Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging (EDIB) Officer for the Audubon Society, will articulate why seizing the moment to take a leap and lead with DEI is more crucial than ever. 

Recognized as a Top Diversity Leader by Modern Healthcare, Lisette invites you to get up close and personal as she shares her best practices and lessons learned, offering insights into shaping a more inclusive workplace.

Don't miss out on this special sneak-peek session, where Lisette will unveil her latest eLearning course, DEI Leap: Turn Intention into Action, to the OpenSesame community.

Key takeaways:

  • Learn how to make sure the “I” in DEI is not overlooked

  • Discover the power of storytelling to foster inclusive workplaces

  • Learn how to effectively embrace discomfort with Lisette Martinez’s “SPA Zone” technique

  • Learn how to operationalize DEI and elevate it from a requisite set of promises to an authentic commitment 

Recognize the importance of diversity and inclusion education to help people get past the fears, insecurities and discomfort they experience when exploring their own biases.

Lisette Martinez I Chief Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging Officer, National Audubon Society

Lisette Martinez, MBA, serves as Audubon’s Chief Equity, Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging (EDIB) Officer. In this role Lisette works across the organization to build EDIB practices into the fabric of the Audubon’s operations; refine policies and procedures, and lead data-driven change initiatives. She works closely with the Conservation and People and Culture teams to weave EDIB principles across Audubon’s conservation work throughout the Western Hemisphere.

Liza Wisner, Enterprise Curator of DEI at OpenSesame.
Liza Wisner (she/they) is an award-winning television personality and talent development expert, curates change agent training and thought leadership in Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging, leveraging her professional training in computer science and educational technology to strategize and manage learning, diversity, inclusion, and automation initiatives.