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Inclusive Thinking: Rewiring Your Brain for Greater Innovation | Ashley Rivenbark | TEDxUNCCharlotte
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Inclusive Thinking: Rewiring Your Brain for Greater Innovation | Ashley Rivenbark | TEDxUNCCharlotte

Inclusion drives innovation. Ashley Rivenbark is a learning and development specialist with a passion for diversity and inclusion work professionally and personally. Ashley explores how inclusive spaces can lead to more innovative environments through three behaviors that individuals and organizations can implement. Recorded August 20, 2020. Ashley Rivenbark (艾莉) is a Senior Associate of Leading for Equity & Inclusion at Catalyst, a global non-profit that conducts research for and collaborates with organizations to shape and execute inclusion learning and development goals. Ashley completed her undergraduate at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, receiving her Bachelor of Arts in Asian Studies (Chinese) and Romance Languages (Spanish). She went on to receive a Master of Science in Management from Wake Forest University in May 2016. Ashley holds a Diversity & Inclusion Certificate from Cornell University. Outside of work, Ashley cohosts a podcast through the U.S. State Department’s Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) Alumni Society. She is also dedicated to equity and inclusion work in her community through her involvement with Charlotte’s Community Building Initiative’s Equity Impact Circles and her selection to the Charlotte Regional Business Alliance’s Emerging Business Leaders program. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at https://www.ted.com/tedx
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