Building Authentic Connections and Fostering Change in Media and Education (Video)

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During this illuminating conversation, Ese Ofurhie, host of The Pool, and Kate Byrne, host of Woman speak with Dr. Veronica Appleton, Senior Vice President of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at Publicis Media US. Dr. Appleton reflects on her journey and insights into diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) in the workplace and how they are explored. She also emphasizes the importance of making diversity work enjoyable and collaborative, advocating for a more optimistic outlook on progress. "It's not just about business goals, and it's not just about meeting those marks. It is truly about getting to know your team, and I've seen that in many beautiful ways," she explains in this interview with The Pool.

In this interview, she discusses her unique path, the significance of building trusted relationships, and her personal experiences along the way that have given her insight into real-world DEI work. Diversity, equity and inclusion are not just buzzwords; they are essential pillars for creating an authentic and thriving workplace. Dr. Veronica Appleton affirms that as a prominent advocate and expert in the realm of media fostering meaningful connections, driving change, and nurturing diversity within the industry.

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