Lessons Learned from the Private Sector

Aetna’s Wema Hoover discusses how the public sector can learn a thing or two about diversity by looking at what works in the private sector.

  1. October 19 – Wema Hoover spoke about how the same principles that have allowed diversity and inclusion to be successful in the private sector can be applied to the public service sector during a lunch keynote speech sponsored by Aetna.
  2. Hoover, who currently serves as Aetna’s Director of Diversity & Inclusion Programs, formerly worked at Bristol-Myers Squibb as their Head of Global Diversity & Inclusion.
  3. ElBwriting
    Wema Hoover: we need to understand all of the elements of diversity — lifestyle, values, experiences — to thrive #LeadershipNUF
    Fri, Oct 19 2012 10:22:29
  4. KnowledgeofTye
    There is so much more to defining diversity than simply looking at race and gender . @Wema Hoover, Dir. Diversity @Aetna #LEADERSHIPNUF
    Fri, Oct 19 2012 10:23:02
  5. knowmoreangles
    #Diversity and #inclusion are not the same thing, instead they r co-related #leadershipnuf
    Fri, Oct 19 2012 10:26:35
  6. NUFlead
    RT @WI2NY: @nuflead be aware of unconscious bias when getting into action on diversity #LeadershipNUF
    Fri, Oct 19 2012 10:27:34
  7. KnowledgeofTye
    “Innovation depends as much on collective differences as it does on aggregate ability ” #LEADERSHIPNUF
    Fri, Oct 19 2012 10:30:51
  8. globaljefe
    Wema Hoover delivers powerful message on diversity and inclusion for Aetna! #leadershipNUF
    Fri, Oct 19 2012 10:32:18
  9. ElBwriting
    Weema Hoover: Different generations create trust in different ways — facetime v.transparency #LeadershipNUF
    Fri, Oct 19 2012 10:43:31
  10. NUFlead
    More on “The Wisdom of the Crowd” : http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Wisdom_of_Crowds #LeadershipNUF
    Fri, Oct 19 2012 10:47:30
  11. ElBwriting
    Wema Hoover: properly leveraged, diversity can increase engagement and increase impact #LeadershipNUF
    Fri, Oct 19 2012 10:53:22
  12. ElBwriting
    #leadershipNUF Hoover mentions another book: Medici Effect: What Elephants and Epidemics Can Teach Us About Innovation http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/255132.Medici_Effect
    Fri, Oct 19 2012 10:58:07
  13. knowmoreangles
    Benefits of #diversity & #inclusion in public & #privatesector #leadershipnuf @wemahenderson rocks! http://pic.twitter.com/cpy4Df25
    Fri, Oct 19 2012 11:03:43