Join us Thursday May 6th from noon-1pm for the Oak Ridge Human Resources Association monthly meeting. Dr. Jacqueline Bichsel will be speaking about Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion with a focus on equity for women, including:
Why it’s important to keep DEI top of mind in the midst of a recession
Data showing that the gaps in representation and pay for women and minorities have persisted for decades
The systemic bias that underlies these gaps
Concrete steps that organizations can take to address systemic bias in pay and representation in leadership
Dr. Jacqueline Bichsel is Director of Research at the College and University Professional Association for Human Resources (CUPA-HR), leading a research team who maintains one of the largest workforce databases in existence and publishes research on, among other topics, the representation and pay of women and minorities in higher ed. She has a PhD from the University of Alabama and is originally from Quincy, IL. Bichsel has served as a board member for The Knoxville Association of Women Executives, KAWE, for the past three years. She is currently the President of the KAWE Board for 2021.