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Yvonne Davis

Yvonne Davis

Yvonne enjoys spending time with her family; as well as photography. She has a true passion for human resources and helping those in need. She is the Co-Founder and Executive Director of a nonprofit center in Sapulpa, OK and volunteers for others when time permits.

Recent Posts by Yvonne Davis:

Moving Beyond Our Unconscious Biases

 

Studies show that on average, Americans take in about 34 gigabytes of data each day.  Amazing right! That’s about 11.8 hours of information daily.

Now consider how much of that information received is biased to begin with.

Topics: Diversity and Inclusion

Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace: What if I Say the Wrong Thing?

In order to move diversity and inclusion in the workplace forward we must be willing to experience some level of discomfort, get a little uncomfortable; as we like to say, one must get comfortable with being uncomfortable during this journey.

Topics: Diversity and Inclusion

Can Diversity and Inclusion training reinforce organizational performance?

Can diversity and inclusion training reinforce organizational performance? You bet! If you are looking to improve your bottom line, ensure that diversity and inclusion is infused at all levels within all business units of your organization.  

Topics: Diversity and Inclusion

The Advantages of a Diverse Workforce Explained

When it comes to diversity and inclusion in the workplace, it is important to note that all individuals see the world through “our own lens”. Our culture, history and life experiences can shape how we see people and view the world. To move diversity forward, it is important that we take moments in time to truly self-reflect and question why we believe what we believe, how do we view different groups of people and why. Is this what I truly believe and value?

Topics: Diversity and Inclusion

What is Inclusion in the Workplace?

“Diversity is being invited to the party. Inclusion is being asked to dance.” That is my favorite quote by diversity advocate Verna Myers.

As it relates to the workplace, it means a genuine feeling that you are happy that I am here. Inclusion is the key component that moves organizations diversity forward. Inclusion goes beyond tolerance to celebrating and elevating every person in the organization.

In its simplest form, inclusion ensures that no employee is left out or behind because of their uniqueness and differences as it relates to race, religion, disability, sex or other factors.

Topics: Diversity and Inclusion