November 10, 2021

An Intimate Case Study of DEI Growth

by We Are Here

Show Notes

In the finale of We Are Here, Chris and Ron are joined by Emily Van Norden, branding and DE&I leader, and Nikki Thornton, Chief of Staff, both at CrowdStrike. The group talks about Diversity, equity and inclusion in this jam-packed episode. Emily and Nikki peel a layer off of the CrowdStrike brand to unveil a plethora of tips, tricks, and advice from their experience with people and standing up the DE&I function company-wide. 


Key Takeaways:


01:56 Bio – Nikki

02:48 Bio – Emily

04:58 The chronology of CrowdStrike

10:12 Standing up the DE&I program

15:44 From adversity comes opportunity

20:21 Executives promoting DE&I

23:23 The deeper meaning of DE&I and why it matters at CrowdStrike

34:25 Advice for new professionals; making allies

37:55 Get in touch




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