Over the last 5 years, the number of Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging (DIBs) professionals across the globe has grown 71%, according to LinkedIn data.
As companies in the Asia Pacific commit to improving diversity within their workforces, talent teams and business leaders are being called upon to turn commitments into actions - whether actively hiring or pipelining for the future.
How do you translate D&I strategy into execution and how can you help your organisation leverage the power of diversity?
Join us for a discussion with talent leaders to:
- Learn how to source and attract qualified, diverse candidates
- Discover tips on bolstering diversity, inclusion and belonging
- Gain actionable insights and best practices from talent leaders
Plus, get questions answered in an audience Q&A session.
Priyanka Rowthu is the Inclusion Recruiting Lead for LinkedIn APAC. She joined LinkedIn in 2011 and has built SlideShare’s Product and Engineering teams from scratch. She partners with global and regional talent acquisition leaders to design, implement and manage several high impact programs that align with LinkedIn’s talent strategy.
In her present role, she continues to shape the Inclusion Recruiting strategy for APAC to create highly diverse and equitable recruiting capabilities through structured and streamlined approaches. In partnership with the Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging Team (DIBs) team, she serves as a trusted advisor, collaborative partner and change champion to LinkedIn’s Talent Acquisition teams and Business Partners to amplify the diversity quotient across different dimensions of talent pools.
Global Corporate Functions & Asia Pacific Commercial
Johnson & Johnson
Sarah heads up Executive Search for Asia Pacific Commercial and Global Corporate Functions at Johnson & Johnson. In this role, she partners with global functional & regional commercial leaders turning business strategies into actionable talent strategies at Senior Director level and above. Partnering with HR leaders across all regions Sarah & her team develop talent strategies to address critical talent gaps, build diverse talent pipelines and help the organization assess and select talent for both today’s and tomorrow’s business needs, creating a competitive advantage in the business and talent marketplace.
Over her 12 years with Johnson & Johnson, Sarah has worked in a variety of local & regional HR roles, in Australia, Japan & Singapore with experiences including HR strategy, HR business partnering, merger & acquisitions, compensation & benefits management, organization development and design, and talent management. Prior to her current role, she was Head of Diversity & Inclusion for Asia Pacific, where she built the first Asia Pacific Diversity & Inclusion strategy, laid the foundations to support the deployment of the new D&I strategy, including setting up Employee Resource Groups, Sponsors and Diversity & Inclusion Councils across Asia Pacific.
Over her 20+ year career, Sarah has established herself as a connected, empathetic and inclusive leader, who seeks to reveal opportunities to talent where they can fulfill their personal purpose and live into their highest potential.