CNBC Workforce Wire

To attract and keep workers, make sure benefits reflect what they want, say these people leaders

“If you’re creating benefits and policies and programs that aren’t really meeting your employees where they are with their needs then it’s just basically a waste of time, energy, and resources,” Warren said.

Read full article here.

How to Be a Diversity and Inclusion Ambassador featured on for Recommended Multicultural and Diversity Books. The MMR Library staff has compiled a list of recommended resources that every multicultural marketer and diversity executive should consider for their office bookshelf. View the list of Recommended books here.

Scaling Culture Podcast

Scaling Culture Podcast

Episode 73: How to Integrate and Measure Diversity & Inclusion

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In this episode of Scaling Culture, Ron and Celeste discuss:

  • Why and how the first Diversity & Inclusion department at Merck came to be, more than 70 years ago
  • The components of Merck’s approach to diversity, equity and inclusion
  • How to integrate DE&I into business and measure progress
  • How to identify and remove biases 

View the show notes here.



CNBC Workforce Executive Council Teachable Moments Series

Black History shouldn’t be limited to one month. It is a celebration that should take place 365. While it’s often tasked to diversity, equity, and inclusion teams to recognize and implement this, Celeste Warren, Merck, Vice President of Global Diversity and Inclusion Center of Excellence & #CNBCWEC Member says we can all play a role. How?

“By not being afraid to elevate my voice and speak for those who may not feel the strength to speak up on issues impacting underrepresented and undervalued employees.”

See original post here on LinkedIn.

Real chemistry

Real chemistry

How DEI & Health Equity work together

In early January during the J.P. Morgan Health Care Conference, Real Chemistry hosted the first ever Real: Health Equity. Over two days, health care providers and leaders from health care companies, academia, local community organizations and government came together to collaborate and drive long-term change across the health care ecosystem.

Celeste joined a panel discussion on How DEI & Health Equity Work Together.

How DEI & Health Equity Work Together

Watch the full panel discussion here: