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Lisa Gelobter: Reducing bias and discrimination in the workplace

Lisa Gelobter is the CEO and co-founder of tEQuitable, an independent, confidential platform helping companies address issues of bias, discrimination and harassment in the workplace.

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Lisa Gelobter is the CEO and co-founder of tEQuitable. Her company focuses on making workplaces more fair, and giving people a safe place to talk about bias, harassment, and discrimination in a private setting. Lisa's expansive background includes working on groundbreaking multimedia projects like Shockwave, Hulu, Viacom, and serving as Chief Digital Service Officer for the US Department of Education during the presidency of Barack Obama.

In our conversation with Lisa, we cover:

  • tEQuitable’s mission and using technology to reduce harassment in a workplace
  • What types of organizations tEQuitable works with
  • Equitable workplace in the era of global remote work
  • Workplace surveys and confidentiality
  • Addressing different definitions of diversity and inclusion based on cultural contexts
  • Lisa’s background, working on Shockwave, Hulu, Viacom, and Chief Digital Service Officer for US Department of Education
  • The origin story of tEQuitable and what made Lisa pursue this idea
  • How startup world can become more inclusive
  • Upward mobility amongst immigrants and minorities in the US
  • Building a diverse workplace from the very beginning
  • Next steps for tEQuitable

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