How to boost diversity in the tech industry – Netta Jenkins

Netta is Director & Head of Diversity & Inclusion at IAC Applications.

Netta’s number-one mission is to break barriers and bias through educating and empowering businesses. Her goal is to create inclusive, collaborative and forward-thinking workplaces by focusing on people, products, and programs.

Under Netta’s leadership, Google said: “IAC Apps is a star example of a partner pushing towards gender equality as well as overall cultural equality”.

Netta is the most sought-after speaker for topics around diversity and inclusion with over 40 events under her belt 2018- year to date. She is a regular speaker and panelist at diversity and HR conferences and she has also participated as a thought leader alongside executives from Google and Foursquare in a Crowded Tech Jobs panel.

Show Notes:

00.35 Netta’s background and career progression.

07.04 Transitioning from a business owner to working in corporate America.

13.56 Diversity can increase the bottom line of your business.

20.51 Conscious bias training.

25.04 What keeps you motivated.

28.52 The uplift in roles around AI, data, inclusion & diversity.

30.07 Passionate about increasing diversity.

32.08 What advice would you give to others looking for a career in HR?