By: Kayla Reyes
Netflix is creating a new executive position that will focus on inclusion and diversity!
Verna Myers is filling the position as the vice president for inclusion strategy. According to Netflix, Myers will help create and implement strategies that integrate cultural diversity into all aspects of Netflix’s operations.
Netflix’s chief talent officer, Jessica Neal, stated “Having worked closely with Verna as a consultant on a range of organizational issues, we are thrilled that she has agreed to bring her talents to this new and important role.”
Myers is founder of Verna Myers Company and worked as a consultant. Through her company, she helped organizations put an end to barriers on issues including race, ethnicity, gender and sexual orientation. Myers is also an author of Moving Diversity Forward: How to Go From Well-Meaning to Well-Doing and What If I Say the Wrong Thing? 25 Habits for Culturally Effective People.
Myers has mentioned that she is a fan of Netflix and was impressed by their “mission, their excellence, and decision to take their inclusion and diversity efforts to a higher level.”
Let us know what you think about the newly created position at Netflix!