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Ascend Talk: Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Leadership Event


Event Details:

Date: Wednesday, July 28, 2021

Time: 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM CT

Venue: Zoom Meeting

Admission: Free


In today's world, inclusive leadership is a must have skill. Join Ascend Austin for a highly interactive and engaging workshop that creates a space for reflection, learning and practice to help you lead with an inclusive mindset.


Participants will:

• Learn the 36 different dimensions of diversity & why they're important

• Understand the differences between diversity, equity, inclusion & belonging

• Identify actions to create inclusive work cultures

• Design actions for you to be a more inclusive leader



Anu Mandapati
Vice President Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Talking Talent

Anu Mandapati is a thought leader, community connector, and workplace culture catalyst! She’s known for her engaging, “practice, not perfection” approach to DEI, and for her ability to help people eradicate barriers to creating a sense of belonging within their organizations. With over two decades of diversity, inclusion, leadership and organizational development experience, her combination of lived-experience and exceptional qualifications have made her renowned for impactful results.


As a certified Leadership, Team, and Well-being coach, Anu specializes in coaching teams on integrating cultural diversity, inclusion, and equity into all aspects of their operations. She also works with leaders to help them devise and implement strategies for increasing performance and retention. Anu gives much-need guidance for cultivating productive, psychologically safe environments.


Anu’s inclusive leadership tips, tools, and strategies have been featured in various prominent publications including Inc., Forbes, Fortune, and Money.

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