Episode 334

Proactively Creating Disability Inclusive Spaces with Jessie Wusthoff, Disability, and DEIB Consultant

About the episode
In this episode of Reimagining Company Culture, we’re chatting with Jessie Wusthoff, Disability and DEIB Consultant. With a particular passion for coaching, public speaking, and helping organizations understand the diversity of disabilities, Jessie focuses on helping people understand their lived experiences as a filter and catalyst for moving past their discomfort. Tune in to learn Jessie’s thoughts on recognizing the nuance of the disability community, creating a rubric for employer accessibility, resourcing folks to have hard conversations, and more!
About the guest
Jessie Wusthoff (she/her) is a DEIB and Organizational Health specialist. With a particular passion for coaching, public speaking, and helping organizations understand the diversity of disability, Jessie focuses on helping people understand their lived experiences as a filter and catalyst for moving past their discomfort. She invites people to understand where they are in their views, where they want to be, and how to move forward. Jessie has had the pleasure of speaking at various organizations and conferences, including Harvard Business School, Box, Fastly, Goodwill’s Neurodiversity Pathways program, and CultureAmp’s Culture First conference. She also founded the DEIB program at Quantcast, an advertising technology company, and served as the Director of People & Culture (HR, DEIB, and Learning & Development) before moving into the Office of the President at Clover Health, a technology-driven organization in the Medicare space. She now works as a consultant and diversity coach. In today’s changing work environment where companies are returning to the office, she is committed to the enablement of including the diverse disability community in planning inclusive workplace accommodations and flexibility. A constant learner, Jessie has an MBA from UC Davis in Organizational Behavior and is currently obtaining her certification in the Foundations of NeuroLeadership from the NeuroLeadership Institute.
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