Vernā Myers

Vice president of Inclusion Strategy, Netflix

A Harvard-trained lawyer and veteran culture expert, Myers is the author of Moving Diversity Forward: How to Go From Well-Meaning to Well-Doing.

“I do a lot of diversity work, and people will come up to me at the beginning of the workshop. They’re like, ‘Oh, Ms. Diversity Lady, we’re so glad you’re here but we don’t have a biased bone in our body.’ And I’m like, ‘Really? Because I do this work every day, and I see all my biases.’

Vernā Myers
TOPICS: Business, corporate culture, diversity, gender, workplace issues

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