The Value of Diversity in STEMM Roles

Jennifer Ponder
National Program Director, Emerging Technologies, STEM Atlanta Women

Episode 19

Diversity of race, ethnicity, gender, and background is minimal within STEMM industries. In fact, our research shows that ‘values diversity’ is one of the lowest-rated leadership competencies amongst male STEMM leaders, yet one of the highest-rated for women in STEMM.

In this episode, Jennifer Ponder, helps us to explore why this is and how we can try to support and encourage a more diverse workforce into the STEMM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Maths, and Medicine) sector.

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Cachet Prescott, Client Director, People Experience

Organizational Development practitioner, Cachet Prescott is passionate about the human side of business and the workplace, and her zone of genius lies in her ability to inspire and leverage the power of connection to create space for understanding and sustained change in the workplace.

A trained social scientist and a double certified HR professional,  Cachet’s work seamlessly marries her interests in personal growth, interpersonal relations and business to explore and navigate the human experience we call work. With expertise in workplace psychology, communication and leadership development, Cachet is committed to helping individuals and organizations shift thoughts, perspectives, actions, words and habits to close the culture gap and thrive.

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