Building Inclusion into Recruiting Teams

From the OneReq Summit: DEI In Recruiting. A conversation on how leaders can model a companies DEI goals from within the recruiting team featuring Jose Cong, Head of Talent Humane & Katrina Jones Founder Advancing Equity + Inclusion moderated by Wahab Owolabi Founder of OneReq.
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In this session, we will discuss the current state of DEI within recruiting teams. How do we compare to the engineering teams we recruit for? We will also discuss strategies for improving representation amongst recruiters and how to make your recruiting teams an inclusive environment so that you attract and retain diverse recruiting talent.

About the Speakers

Katrina Jones is the founder of Advancing Equity + Inclusion, a boutique Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) consulting and coaching company. She works with organizations to create strategic and process driven solutions that disrupt bias and foster more equitable and inclusive workplaces. Katrina has deep experience in DEI and has led DEI at large, complex, global companies, as well as startups, and has designed and executed strategies to attract, retain, and advance people from underrepresented and historically marginalized communities. The foundation of her passion for this work is an unyielding belief in justice and transformation, and a desire to lift up people whose voices and experiences have been denied or silenced. Katrina is a Lifetime member of the Texas Exes, having earned a Bachelor of Arts in Ethnic Studies from The University of Texas at Austin. She also has a Master of Arts in Human Resource Management from The Catholic University of America. You can connect with Katrina via LinkedIn, or find her on Twitter threading tweets about diversity in the workplace, racial and gender equity, and raising a little boss human.


Jose Cong is a Life Long Learner, Human Capitalist & Restless Soul looking to disrupt. I am humane! we are in stealth mode but keep an eye out for what is to come Advising early stage startups, investors, and career development coaching. Formerly of co-founder & CEO at Plause (HR engagement platform), Google ($3.2B acquisition of >), Nest Labs (early employee), and Apple (early employee iPod, iPhone, Special Projects Group, Advanced Technologies, Camera, Imaging, Acoustics), LSI, and RBK Executive Retained Search. I live for a Talent Revolution!

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