Supporting and Advancing Women of Color
On this episode, we talk through why supporting women of color should be a key priority for all businesses, the benefits of doing so, and how to make it happen.
Tara Jaye Frank
Speaker, Equity Strategist, and C-Suite Advisor
As a sought-after equity consultant, speaker, and leadership experience designer, Tara Jaye Frank helps organizations define a vision and develop strategies to accelerate their culture and leadership goals. Before founding TJF Career Modeling LLC, Tara spent 21 years at Hallmark Cards, Inc., where she was the company’s first Black female vice president, and at the time of her promotion to executive management, the youngest person to rise into senior leadership in Hallmark’s history.
Senior Director, Head of Learning & Development & DEI, NextUp
Karen Jones has more than 15 years of experience in Organization Effectiveness, Leadership Development, Talent Management, Inclusion Strategy Design and Execution, Change Leadership and Organizational Process Improvement. She currently serves as Head of Learning, Development, and DEI for the Network of Executive Women. Karen has worked for several Fortune 500 companies which include American Express, Sara Lee Corporation, U.S. Cellular, and Ulta Beauty. Her key strength is the ability to design and implement human capital strategies which realize desired and sustained outcomes. Karen has been commended for her ability to create an emotionally safe discussion environment in service to the achievement of strategic goals.