Insights from our hybrid, in-person and virtual, Equality Lounge®

Insights from our hybrid, in-person and virtual, Equality Lounge®

After over a year apart, it was so good to be back at our first-ever hybrid, in-person and virtual, Equality Lounge® @ Cleveland Power of Sport Summit. If you missed it, don’t worry — we’ve got you covered. Check out key takeaways below.

We would also like to wish a very happy Mother’s Day weekend to all our mothers, our teachers, and the maternal figures who guide us along the way! You are the greatest heroes in our lives. We are also thinking of those who find Mother’s Day difficult or challenging.

Want to kick the week off on a high? Tune in to our Mother’s Day Monday conversation where we deep dive into McKinsey & Company’s newly released research study, “For mothers in the workplace, a year (and counting) like no other!”


FROM OUR COMMUNITY:

 

On the link between sport and social justice: “It’s that heart muscle that drives change. Policy and practice have to come along too, but athletes are able to drive that heart muscle and allow people to look at racial equity in new ways. It’s a powerful tool.” — Margaret Mitchell, President & CEO, YWCA Greater Cleveland | Watch the full discussion

 

On embracing our commonalities: “We believe the only way we’re going to have change is through conversation and love for each other. If we can’t love our similarities and differences, we’ll always focus on the battles.” — Kevin Clayton, VP, Diversity, Inclusion and Community Engagement, Cleveland Cavaliers | Watch the full discussion

 

On the power of inclusive leadership: “CEOs can change the complexion of a company. If we hire and promote based on talent versus experience, we will change the complexion and diversify our companies.” — Jill Estorino, President and Managing Director, Disney Parks International, The Walt Disney Company | Watch the full discussion

 

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