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ERG Leads: Connect!

  • 08/10/2021
  • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  • via Zoom
  • 43


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Join us August 10 as Laraine McKinnon, data-driven diversity & inclusion strategist, shares the latest research on measuring Inclusion in the workplace. We’ll talk through recent research and inclusion measurement models from McKinsey and Emtrain (see below), and the opportunities for ERG leaders to drive Inclusion in a more impactful way.

McKinsey's Inclusion Measurement Model:

Emtrain 2021 Workplace Culture Insights:

This monthly gathering of Bay Area Employee Resource Group leaders is hosted by The Women's CLUB of Silicon Valley. We're a non-profit dedicated to women's leadership, and our goal is to gather ERG leaders to learn from each other and accelerate women's careers, together.

On the second Tuesday of the month, over the lunchtime hour, we do a quick meet & greet to get everyone connected. Then we share ideas, strategize around roadblocks (especially in the current environment), and enable each other in the important work we do.

This session is open to current ERG leaders in the San Francisco Bay Area. We welcome leaders of any ERG (ethnicity, ability, veteran status, LGBTQ+, etc.) looking to action career acceleration for colleagues who identify as female. 

If you are a Bay Area ERG leader and you'd like to attend, please contact or

Manju Abraham, VP of Engineering, Delphix
Executive Sponsor of Women at Delphix
Board Member, The CLUB

Manju is an accomplished engineering leader with over 25 years of experience. Manju has built, grown and scaled global teams and organizations for companies such as HP, NetApp and Delphix. During her career, she has led enterprise product operations, driving initiatives across distributed teams to develop and deliver high-quality products on schedule. Manju is passionate about supporting women and diversity and inclusion to help improve the workplace environment. She is the executive sponsor for the women's employee resource group at Delphix and is actively involved in mentoring and learning from other leaders across the industry.

Tanal Basma, Startup Consultant
Board Member, The CLUB

Tanal Basma is an HR leader and consultant working with a stealth startup to advance women's leadership in a peer to peer network. Previously, Tanal served as the HR Business Partner at Epic and was responsible for operations and talent management. As a member of the founding team, she led several key initiatives including rolling out the infrastructure as well as sustainability and development programs. She's passionate about a top-down approach to diversity, equity and inclusion through personal experience and a heightened awareness of how our differences enhance the workplace. Tanal also sits on the board as chair of Mentoring circles at the CLUB SV.

Laraine McKinnon, Talent & Culture Strategist
President, The CLUB

Laraine helps savvy companies create healthy workplace cultures. She brings data and insights to drive collaboration and innovation, and prevent harassment, bias, and discrimination. Laraine runs LMC17, a strategic consulting firm, and is a Talent and Culture Strategist for Emtrain, a CultureTech firm. In her previous career at BlackRock, Laraine was a retirement readiness strategist and led the San Francisco based Managing Directors cohort for BlackRock's Women's Initiative Network. Laraine is President of The CLUB Silicon Valley, a diverse community of women leaders, where she runs a talent Incubator to help women accelerate their careers. Laraine was named a Silicon Valley Business Times "Woman of Influence" in 2018

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