Key takeaways include:
- The important role of your business as an influencer by harnessing our human diversity
- The role of your corporate network across every touch point of your business
- Designing an integrated workplace ecosystem: from policy to the built environment
- Best practices in the workplace ecosystem
As one of the leading designers on human-centered design, Kristen Worley provides leading brands and industries with guidance and the framework to reimagine their business, while utilizing diversity and the power of design. She provides key insights and innovative solutions on how to pivot and implement change management concepts while building diverse and integrated ecosystems and transformational change.
Kristen has combined her passionate presentation style with her lived experience, and her generational design experience in the world of architecture.
She challenges her audience to focus on how to provoke more thought and discussion, how to pivot your organization from accommodation (DEI) to integration into the workplace, how to use diversity as your superpower, and how to empower your people through human-centered design.
Many organizations state they’re aware of the positive impact embracing diversity and inclusion can have for their teams both personally and professionally – and they have good intentions and have begun efforts – but aren’t sure what a true diversity and inclusion program could look like at the next level.
Worley notes it’s time to move beyond awareness and initial efforts, and go deep to reflect the diverse population of your organization’s team, clients and supporters.
One person can make a significant difference.
Worley’s efforts to create change in the world of sports and human rights took her case all the way to the international level, where her voice was heard and policies changed. She saw the power of making herself an equal, of partnering, and focusing on the universal impact. She shares her struggles, her passion and her road to success.
Kristen Worley was subjected to gender testing, psychological testing, and having her most private medical documentation shared with panels of men outside the medical field to make personal judgments on her status and if she ‘was woman enough.’
In order to meet certain protocols required by sport, she underwent medical procedures which resulted in complete hormone deprivation, removing her body’s day to day ability to regulate itself. Hear her surprising story through the sporting healthcare system and her advice to doctors, hospitals and healthcare workers.