Bob Osmond, Rekha Daniel-Kimani, Donald Thompson, Karen Albritton discuss inclusive leadership

Leaders Tell All: Mistakes and Lessons Learned on the Path to Inclusive Leadership

Webinars Apr 24, 2024

Tuesday, April 23 2024

If you’re leading teams and not thinking about workplace culture as a business objective, then you’re missing out – allowing top talent to underperform or even take their skills elsewhere. Yet, there’s still time to course correct. Some of today’s most successful executives didn’t start their careers knowing how to cultivate great workplace cultures. They had to learn inclusive leadership by trial and error. We’ve invited seasoned leaders to offer actionable advice for creating inclusive workplaces through candid personal stories of career missteps and lessons learned. Discover how you can embrace inclusive leadership, cultivate high-performing teams, and achieve sustainable business success. 

  • What it means to be an inclusive leader in today’s workplace
  • Common leadership missteps and the associated costs
  • Lessons learned and leadership best practices

Meet the Panel

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Donald Thompson | Co-founder & CEO, The Diversity Movement

Donald Thompson, EY Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2023 Southeast Award winner, founded The Diversity Movement to change the world. As CEO, he has guided its work with hundreds of clients and through millions of data touch points. TDM’s global recognition centers on tying DEI initiatives to business objectives. Recognized by Inc., Fast Company, and Forbes, he is the author of Underestimated: A CEO’s Unlikely Path to Success and has published widely on leadership and the executive mindset. As a leadership and executive coach, Donald has created a culture-centric ethos for winning in the marketplace by balancing empathy and economics.

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Karen Albritton | Consultant, Thinc

Karen Albritton is an experienced CEO, board director and marketer, advising executive teams on growth and transition. Prior to her work as a business advisor, Karen served in executive leadership roles with professional services firms including, Capstrat, Ketchum and McKinney. In a decade as Capstrat President and then CEO, she helped grow the agency into an award-winning market leader. Karen’s board service includes the American Marketing Association, UNC Health Foundation and International Women’s Forum-Carolinas.

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Bob Osmond | President, Racepoint Global

Bob Osmond is president of Racepoint Global (RPG), where he leads agency strategy, culture, and operations and helps shape conversations that matter for tech-forward brands. Bob Osmond has more than twenty-five years’ experience delivering integrated public relations programs for global B2B and consumer clients. As a marketer and certified diversity executive (CDE™), Bob is passionate about harnessing the power of inclusive marketing for both employee and external audiences.

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Rekha Daniel-Kimani | Head of Total Rewards, DEI, and Strategic HR Growth Operations, BAYADA Home Health Care

Rekha joined BAYADA in 2017 as director of benefits and compensation, and then in January 2022, Daniel-Kimani became head of total rewards, DEI, and HR strategy to ensure employees are effectively compensated and recognized and to help both current and prospective employees find their unique connection to BAYADA’s mission and values. She is a certified diversity executive with professional certificates in compensation, benefits, human resources, and global remuneration. She earned her bachelor’s degree in commerce from Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario.


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