Inclusive Channel Leaders
What does it mean to be an inclusive leader? These 100 executives have taken this critical issue to heart, and they work every day at their companies to ensure all employees feel valued and respected. Fostering such a workplace environment isn't an easy endeavor or a quick fix -- it takes time, effort and education to bring together people from diverse backgrounds and make certain that their voices are heard. Here we present our inaugural list of Inclusive Channel Leaders who are making a difference every day.
‘With fitting in, you don’t get the creativity or that independent thought... The belonging is that opportunity to show up as your authentic self and say, ‘This is what I have to offer the business,’ says Rhonda Henley, vice president of Cisco’s Americas Partner Organization.
Solution provider executives talk about how bringing women, people of color, military veterans and employees with diverse backgrounds on board is giving their company an advantage.
‘Everybody learns differently. And depending on the person, you have to figure out how they learn, how they communicate, what needs to be in their environment and what needs to not be in their environment,’ says 3rd Element Consulting CEO Dawn Sizer.
These 100 executives have taken inclusivity to heart, and they work every day at their companies to ensure all employees feel valued and respected.