This talk will explore the how of inclusive leadership. Based on her body of research and advisory work with organizations, Quinetta will offer strategies for developing an inclusive mindset and practicing leadership behaviors for creating more inclusive work environments. By incorporating inclusive leadership into daily activities and interactions, we can foster workplaces in which everyone feels enabled to be their best selves.
Quinetta M. Roberson, PhD is the John A. Hannah Distinguished Professor of Management and Psychology at Michigan State University. Prior to her current position, she was an Endowed Chair at Villanova University and a tenured professor at Cornell University. She has been a visiting scholar at universities on six continents and has more than 20 years of global experience in teaching courses, facilitating workshops, and advising organizations on diversity, equity, and inclusion. Dr. Roberson has published over 40 scholarly journal articles and book chapters, edited a Handbook of Diversity in the Workplace (2013), and is a two-time TEDx speaker. Her research and consulting work focus on developing organizational capability and enhancing effectiveness through diversity, equity, and inclusion, and is informed by her work experiences, having worked as a financial analyst and small business consultant prior to obtaining her doctorate. She earned her PhD in Organizational Behavior from the University of Maryland and holds undergraduate and graduate degrees in Finance.