DEI Beyond the Data: Interview With Stephanie Redivo
Setting Your DEI Department up for Success
TransLink’s first Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Lead, Stephanie Redivo, joins Diversio Account Executive, Katelynn Fetterly, in a candid conversation about ways to help DEI leaders set their departments up for success. Stephanie’s approach to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion is to look at both quantitative and qualitative data while bringing people from all levels of the organization together to drive real, sustainable change. During this interview, Stephanie discusses some challenges DEI practitioners and leaders face as they drive change in their organizations. She shares her methods for starting and leading DEI in a large organization, how to inspire change among leadership teams, and methods to maintain motivation at all levels. Whether you are a leader of an organization that is approaching DEI initiatives for the first time, or you have an advanced DEI program and department in place, you will learn tangible tactics to help you advance towards your goals during this conversation – enjoy!
Who is Stephanie Redivo?
Stephanie Redivo, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Lead at TransLink
As an enterprise Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) practitioner with years of experience, Stephanie Redivo brings a unique perspective to help leaders set their DEI department up for success. Stephanie believes that to bring your authentic self to work, psychological safety is necessary, and has experience setting up psychologically safe work environments in large, complex organizations. As TransLink’s first Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Lead she drives inclusion across Vancouver’s transit agency for 8000 employees. Before TransLink, she was the senior director of Inclusive Culture at SAP for five years, leading the development of the EDGE certification, which led SAP to become the first multinational tech company to receive the certification in 2016.