Join renowned expert Jina Etienne in this thought-provoking webinar as she expands upon her Value of Belonging webinar and explores the concept of belonging as the ultimate outcome of a diverse, equitable, and inclusive environment.
In this session, Jina challenges the traditional approaches to DEI and highlights the value of diversity beyond demographics. She emphasizes the importance of equity in systems and processes and sheds light on the crucial role of inclusion in creating a sense of belonging.
By reframing the discussion around DEI, Jina invites participants to reconsider their approach to fostering an environment where belonging becomes the desired output. Discover the key elements necessary to create a space where everyone feels comfortable, understand the significance of prioritizing belonging as a business outcome, and explore practical strategies to actively contribute to a culture of inclusivity.
Jina is a consultant and speaker on diversity, inclusion, culture, and belonging. She creates training programs and workshops to help clients move forward in their D&I journey. She is a storyteller and speaks candidly about her experiences, hard lessons, and ‘aha’ moments that helped her understand the importance of individuality, the value of curiosity, and the courage it takes to “just” be yourself. Often described as “approachable” and “relatable” by her clients, she works with purpose and the intention of being engaging, practical, and immediately applicable to real-world situations. Jina draws from her unique background and mix of work experiences to offer examples and share insights designed to benefit everyone across the workplace ecosystem – executives, management, employees, and customers.
Previously, she was Principal Consultant at EtiennePartners (EP), a boutique consulting firm that offered a unique strategy development, workshops & coaching to leaders, executives and entrepreneurs. Co-founded with her husband, EP was a full-time partnership in both work and life. Although in different professions, their work often intersected around the importance of self-awareness in leadership and navigating conflict within teams. Combining their experiences, backgrounds, and work led to the development of their unique approach to D&I, which she continues to use in her practice today.
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