WM Lead In Affinity Group (virtual)
[No City], MI
United States of America
Topic : How to be an advocate for Diversity, Equity & Inclusion in your organization and community.
Virtual link will be sent 24 hours before event
9:00 – 10:30 am
Rhae-Ann Booker, Vice President, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Metro Health
A passionate advocate for comprehensive, data-driven and ongoing strategies for diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI). Experienced executive with track record of initiatives that support organizational goals and individual success for marginalized populations, including design and implementation of Davenport University’s first university-wide DEI Strategic Plan. An advocate for health equity who initiated Davenport’s collaboration with Grand Rapids African American Health Institute and other community organizations. Developed policies and partnerships at Calvin College that resulted in increased enrollment, retention and graduation rates for underrepresented populations. Committed to the use of data to design programs and evaluate outcomes.
Jennifer Gonzalez, Chief Human Resources Officer, Metro Health
An accomplished attorney specializing in employment law who is responsible for defining, developing and implementing strategic human resource initiatives and functions that support Metro Health’s strategic objectives. Oversees human resources/employee health team for a workforce of approx. 3,000 employees employees across all Metro Health locations. Before joining the HR team, served as Metro’s Associate General Counsel, where she provided legal and strategic advice relating to employment and benefit issues, and also served as a legal resource for the Metro Health executive Team, Medical Education, Compliance, Risk, Patient Relations, Marketing, Privacy and Security. Prior to joining Metro Health, provided legal advice to hospitals, health systems and other corporate clients on employment law, grievances, discrimination investigations and discipline.
Lead In Affinity Group
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