Natasha DeJesus

Natasha DeJesus

Natasha DeJesus is a Global DE&I Board Member at Wiley and Co-Chairs the Wiley Education Services DE&I Business Council. She is responsible for driving the DE&I enterprise strategy and is committed to fostering an inclusive workplace environment that enables colleagues to thrive and reach their fullest potential. Natasha is a Bronx, NY native and an alumnus of Colorado State University where she received her MS in Organizational Leadership.

Recent posts by Natasha DeJesus

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Juneteenth, Tulsa, and the racial wealth gap

By Natasha DeJesus on June 28, 2021 at 10:30 AM

All things come full circle. Thankfully, for the better. Right now, the focus has returned to the Black community in important and historic ways. Auspiciously, Juneteenth has just been declared a federal holiday, right on the heels of two difficult anniversaries: the one-year anniversary of George Floyd’s murder and the one-hundredth anniversary of the Tulsa Massacre.

In conjunction with these historic markers, organizations have focused their corporate social responsibility efforts on addressing systemic racism. They’ve taken many approaches, some of which target the most chronic expression of racism: the racial wealth gap.

Topics: Upskilling Talent Mobility DE&I Employee Benefits
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Swap Your Reactive DE&I Initiatives With These Proactive Strategies

By Natasha DeJesus on June 10, 2021 at 10:30 AM

One year. That’s how long employees have been legally protected from discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity. This landmark ruling was a vital and long overdue step in establishing equality and building greater opportunities for LGBTQ+ individuals in the workplace.

Topics: Upskilling Talent Mobility DE&I Employee Benefits
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5 Things Organizations With Successful Diversity Programs Have In Common

By Natasha DeJesus on May 19, 2021 at 11:00 AM

It seems everywhere you look these days, organizations are rolling out diversity, equity, and inclusion (DE&I) programs. 

Topics: Upskilling Talent Mobility DE&I Employee Benefits
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3 Key Benefits of Corporate Social Responsibility in the Workplace

By Natasha DeJesus on May 5, 2021 at 11:23 AM

Gone is the time when companies could just provide products and services and generate revenue. They are expected to also be good corporate citizens.

Topics: DE&I corporate social responsibility csr
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5 ways workplace education transforms leadership

By Natasha DeJesus on February 1, 2021 at 9:15 AM

In economically uncertain times, your company may be looking for new approaches to leadership development so you can retain and promote valuable talent. Internally promoting leadership can save money in addition to generating gains in many areas of your company from training and development to career advancement.

Topics: Training Upskilling Reskilling Engagement Talent Mobility People Management DE&I
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3 initiatives that infuse DE&I into the DNA of your company

By Natasha DeJesus on January 6, 2021 at 10:00 AM

We believe retention is directly connected to how well employees feel supported and heard. Your Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DE&I) strategy is an authentic way to foster these feelings and keep more employees on staff. Enhancing DE&I efforts is not just a trend, but also a necessary way for your business to attract and keep talented people during this time of global uncertainty.

Topics: Staffing Engagement People Management Employee Support DE&I
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3 Ways an Organization Can Turn a Crisis into an Opportunity to be Better, Stronger, and More Innovative.

By Natasha DeJesus on August 27, 2020 at 7:15 AM

At some point, every organization faces a major event that tests its “bouncebackability”.

Topics: Upskilling Reskilling