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Empowering Employee Voices: How ERGs Drive Positive Organizational Change

Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) can indeed serve as more than just a company's Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) ticket. When effectively leveraged, ERGs can play a pivotal role in fostering employee career development and growth, as well as contributing to the overall success of the organization.

In this webinar you will learn:

  • Leveraging ERGs to improve equity and drive personal and professional growth

  • Transforming your ERG from a club to a catalyst of organizational impact

  • Connecting employees to each other and the mission for increased engagement and retention

About the Speakers

Introducing a power-packed panel of influential thought leaders, each bearing a diverse tapestry of backgrounds, experience, and expertise in varying company sizes and Employee Resource Group (ERG) involvement. This carefully curated group of speakers promises to ignite a dynamic and captivating discussion. 

Sandya Sundaram

Sandya Sundaram is a trailblazer in executive leadership and the Executive Sponsor for the Women's ERG at o9. With her illustrious background and VP of Client Management role, she brings a wealth of insights to the table. 

Maiya Winston

Maiya Winston is the Global Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Leader at o9 Solutions, a Dallas-based supply chain technology company. She is also a coach, consultant and mentor. With over 15 years of corporate experience, she has seen firsthand the difference that working with purpose and passion can make on the lives and careers of employees.

Aly Wood

Aly Wood, the Global Manager of Diversity and Inclusion for Informatica is an expert in integrating ERGs seamlessly into broader diversity and inclusion strategies using data and I/O Psychology. As a career coach and mentor, she focuses on how employee development fuels sustainable organizational success. 

Together, these luminaries will present their distinct perspectives on the challenges and successes of implementing ERGs in various organizational settings. They will shed light on the profound impact ERGs have on diversity and inclusion initiatives, exploring untapped potentials and strategies for their full utilization. They will be joined by session facilitator, Erienne Poole, a highly accomplished Operational and Administrative leader at OpenSesame, with a successful track record in the fitness and technology industries. Combining her business acumen with a creative theater background, she excels in devising innovative solutions for challenges and consistently achieves outstanding results using KPIs.