Daniel Alex is the Managing Director & CEO of Health eFormatics, an Illinois-based healthcare IT solutions company.
Yet, I am left still thinking as great as these recommendations are (as they certainly are better than nothing), what if we evaluated stereotypes when they are first born - when they are first introduced into systems - addressing negative thought processes and personally held attitudes and beliefs about differences directly?
Interestingly, CULTIVATE EXCELLENCE interviewed Alberta Johnson, an expert on diversity inclusion before the most recent line of devastating events occurred. Her own story was caught within the lens of a deeply framed childhood experience, that forever shook the core of who she is. On this premise, Alberta embarked on a career to make a difference: diversity inclusion.
What Alberta has shared is not only relevant for today but critical for us to hear as we awaken to the realization that we are each responsible for the way we see and treat one another. It is a heart and cognitive issue we must look at to counter the rhetoric of hate if we want don’t want to be set back a century as a nation.
Alberta Johnson has three beautiful cultures to cherish. Her mother is Mexican and Irish. Her father is African American and Irish. “It tells the history of my family. My grandmother came here in the 1920s from Mexico, worked in the steel mills and met my grandfather, who was an Irish immigrant from Ireland. I always identified being Hispanic because I grew up in a Mexican culture.”
My grandmother came here in the 1920s from Mexico, worked in the steel mills and met my grandfather, who was an Irish immigrant from Ireland. I always identified being Hispanic because
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