Dr. Jennifer Mieres, Senior Vice President, Center for Equity of Care and Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer at Northwell Health, joins us this week in honor of Black History Month and American Heart Month for a discussion around unconscious bias in the healthcare sector, empowering women in their heart health and the elimination of disparities between men and women, as well as her new documentary Ms. Diagnosed. Dr. Mieres also shares her tips on customizing and creating inclusive health plans for heart health - one of the leading health problems in the U.S.
On this episode, we sit down with Julie Holunga, Certified Professional Coach and Founder of Chinook Solutions, as well as author of "On the RIse," to discuss the paths we can take to be "Conflict Competent" and transform tough conversations into flourishing ideas. Julie also provides insight on how to negotiative for ourselves and tips on communicating effectively, especially in a virtual space. Julie talks about the power of language, how it's imperative to find the balance of using strong leadership language and determine the difference of tones.
On this episode, we sit down with Kim Cordova, President of United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) Local 7 and the Vice President of UFCW International to discuss how she got involved with the labor movement, the importance of unions in delivering today's workplace benefits, as well as her journey as a leader during this time. Kim also discusses the challenges frontline workers face during the pandemic and how she and UFCW are continuing to grieve with, work alongside, and fight for essential workers.