GIOF Annual Meeting • May 19–26, 2022
The Largest Annual Meeting of
 the Global DEI Community
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Cornell Verdeja-WoodsonCornell Verdeja-Woodson

Director of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging at Headspace Health

Headspace Health

Cornell Verdeja-Woodson is the Founder and CEO of Brave Trainings LLC and Director of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging at Headspace Health. He earned his B.S. in communication management and design from Ithaca College in 2009. After teaching high school English in Atlanta, Cornell went on to earn his master's in higher education and student affairs administration with an emphasis on social justice from the University of Vermont in 2013. He has spent his career, spanning over 10 years, engaging people in difficult conversations that have led to a deeper understanding of the world around us.

Cornell has travelled around the country working with higher education institutions, non-profits, and corporate organizations on their inclusion efforts. He believes that authentic dialogue, an understanding of our history, as well as direct and consistent action are key to creating a more inclusive environment.


Takes part in

May, 20 7:00 PM CET
Stage 1
Panel Discussion

Mental safety in the hybrid environment: corporate or personal responsibility?

  • Revelations brought by increasingly prevalent hybrid workspaces

  • Drawing the line between individual and collective responsibility

  • How can a corporate culture ensure the feeling of safety and mental health in hybrid environments?

Speakers
Ruben Alejandro Ramirez Global Group Head Diversity and Inclusion at Syngenta Group
Sara Porritt Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer at Omnicom Media Group
Tamar Becks Vice President, Diversity & Inclusion at CACI International Inc
Cornell Verdeja-Woodson Director of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging at Headspace Health
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