Diversity Beyond the Checkbox

Breaking Barriers: Dentsu’s First SVP of DEI Kai Weidie on the Importance of Micro-Actions and C-Suite Buy-In

Podcasts May 16, 2023

In this episode, Jackie Ferguson interviews Kai Weidie, the first Senior Vice President of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at Dentsu Media US. They discuss Dentsu’s four pillars for guiding DEI work and the importance of transparency and accountability in leadership. Kai emphasizes the value of micro-actions in creating change, inspiring leaders to commit to diverse talent growth, and the critical role of C-suite buy-in. Tune in for valuable insights on advancing DEI efforts in the workplace.


Jackie Ferguson

Jackie (she/her) is a Certified Diversity Executive and vice president of Content and Programming for The Diversity Movement. She wrote the best-seller The Inclusive Language Handbook.