Wendy E. John

“We all have the ability to make change.”

This episode of Strength in the Midst of Change features Wendy E. John, Head of Global Diversity & Inclusion at Fidelity Investments. Wendy has been with Fidelity for 24 years and leads the effort to ensure that Fidelity is a workplace and service provider where everyone can fully be themselves. Wendy talks about her life, what drives her in her work, and shares her thoughts on how diverse perspectives help our organizations. Wendy shares policies or practices for managers and organizations for increasing diversity and inclusion. Make sure to listen to the end to hear her advice on what she wishes she had known early in her career and who has the power to make change.

Don’t miss out on the chance to see Wendy live via Zoom when she joins us for a panel discussion: Elevating Diverse Perspectives to Advance Organizational Outcomes on Tuesday, October 12 at noon. Featuring Wendy and U-M leaders, panelists will share real-world examples from their collective wisdom.

Resiliency is best demonstrated in times of change. Join CEW+ Director Tiffany Marra as she talks to students, staff, faculty, and community members connected to the University of Michigan’s Center for the Education of Women+ (CEW+) in our podcast, Strength in the Midst of Change, to hear personal and professional stories of strength and growth. Through this podcast, CEW+ seeks to create a safe place where you will be inspired by the stories of everyday people.

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