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Lift as I Climb: An Immigrant Girl’s Journey Through Corporate America by [Jackie Glenn, Gloria Mayfield Banks]

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Lift as I Climb: An Immigrant Girl’s Journey Through Corporate America Kindle Edition

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Jackie Glenn is a highly accomplished Human Resources Executive practicing across the HR spectrum including HR Strategic plans, Talent Development, and Diversity and Inclusion. She is currently Vice President/Global Chief Diversity Officer for EMC Corporation. In this position, she leads EMC's worldwide diversity and inclusion strategy, continuously reinforcing global diversity and inclusion as a business imperative. Through collaboration with senior leadership on assessment, action planning and cultural change, she designs and delivers creative initiatives tied to the development of an innovative and inclusive workforces, as well as related components of talent management, employee relations, change management and compliance. Jackie joined EMC in 2000, as the Director of HR Operations for the Sales Division. In that capacity, she provided strategic and tactical Human Resources support to EMC sales groups, comprising more than 2,000 employees at both domestic and international sites. Overall, in her 20 plus year career across the Human Resource spectrum, Jackie has managed and implemented programs in Employee Relations, Training and Development, Recruiting, Organizational Development, and Consulting and Coaching. Her leadership as the VP, Global Chief Diversity Officer at EMC has introduced best-in-class practices, which includes the development of several groundbreaking efforts, including the design and implementation of an innovative and mandatory D&l curriculum, institutionalization of the company's Transgender Reassignment Program, the launch of its High Potential Women's Programs and expansion of employee resource groups. Efforts have led to multiple honors for EMC, including recognition as a Top 25 Noteworthy Company by DiversityInc, a leading employer by Disability Matters and a perfect score on the Human Rights Campaign's Corporate Equality Index for 5 consecutive years. Jackie has been profiled in various magazines including Black Enterprise, Working Mother, Network Journal, Boston Business Journal, Savoy, Odyssey Media, Uptown Professional and Diversity Careers. She received her undergraduate degree in Healthcare Administration from Emmanuel College and a Master's Degree in Human Resources Management from Lesley University. Jackie has a passion for community advocacy and civic leadership and is a champion for issues affecting children and families. She serves as a board member for the Children's Services of Roxbury, Girls Scouts of Eastern Massachusetts, the African American Museum-Boston, and the Greater Boston Sickle Cell Anemia. She resides with her husband, Windsor, in Milton, Massachusetts; they have two daughters: Nicole and Alicia. --This text refers to the paperback edition.

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  • File Size : 436 KB
  • Print Length : 112 pages
  • Word Wise : Enabled
  • Language: : English
  • Publisher : AuthorHouse (March 13 2019)
  • ASIN : B07QX3WMK4
  • Enhanced Typesetting : Enabled
  • Text-to-Speech : Not enabled
  • Screen Reader : Supported
  • X-Ray : Not Enabled
  • Customer Reviews:
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