Inclusive Communication: How to Go from Well-Meaning to Well-Doing

Vernā Myers

We have all had those moments when we feel like we have communicated something carefully, only to be met with blank stares or even worse, ruffled feathers.

In this session, Vernā Myers, a nationally recognized expert and author of Moving Diversity Forward, will teach us how to go from well-meaning to well-doing in our efforts to communicate inclusively. From race to gender and generation, Myers brings a wealth of knowledge about effective communication strategies.

Speaker: Vernā Myers, nationally recognized expert and author, Moving Diversity Forward

VERNĀ MYERS is a trained lawyer and founder of The Vernā Myers Company, Myers was recently made VP, inclusion strategy at Netflix. In this newly created role, she will help devise and implement strategies that integrate cultural diversity, inclusion and equity into all aspects of Netflix’s operations worldwide. Myers is the author of Moving Diversity Forward: How to Go From Well-Meaning to Well-Doing and What If I Say the Wrong Thing? 25 Habits for Culturally Effective People. Her inspiring TED talk, “How to Overcome Our Biases? Walk Boldly Toward Them,” has been viewed almost three million times.