Brene Brown wrote If we want people to fully show up, to bring their whole selves including their unarmored, whole heartsso that we can innovate, solve problems, and serve peoplewe have to be vigilant about creating a culture in which people feel safe, seen, heard, and respected. (Dare to Lead: Brave Work. Tough Conversations. Whole Hearts.)
As a woman of color in the technology industry, Regina Hancher thought she knew what diversity, inclusion, and equity was until she didnt. This breakout shares experiences of an Inclusive Terminology engineering project that evolved into a journey of awareness and company culture transformation. Regina will share experiences uncovering employee stories and lessons learned to create an open dialogue about the impact to innovation, problem solving, and services.