Episode 13: Putting DE&I Plans Into Action

In this episode, host Chris Thornton talks with Soon Mee Kim, Global Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Officer at Omnicom Public Relations Group, to understand how 2021 will be a year of action for organizations’ DE&I initiatives. They discuss the fear that often prevents change in the workplace and how that can be replaced with an attitude of progress over perfection. Moving forward, Soon Mee encourages decision-makers to surround themselves with diverse perspectives and offers advice to leaders who know there is so much work to be done.

Chris Thornton is a Principal at Daggerwing Group. In his senior role, Chris has worked with leading with companies including Nestle, Amgen, GE Aviation, Cox Communications and Pfizer to do change right and make it stick. He helps clients meet strategic goals by transforming their cultures, and equipping and enabling people managers to lead and embed change. He is also the host of Daggerwing Group’s podcast, [email protected] Chris and his wife were featured in the New York Times for their love of pie.