Jeanne's guest is author, speaker, Jackie Glenn tells her story in her new book, "Lift as I Climb." Jackie Glenn is a highly accomplished Human Resources Executive practicing across the HR spectrum including HR Strategic plans, Talent Development, and Diversity and Inclusion. She is currently Vice President/Global Chief Diversity Officer for EMC Corporation. In this position, she leads EMC's worldwide diversity and inclusion strategy, continuously reinforcing global diversity and inclusion as a business imperative. Through collaboration with senior leadership on assessment, action planning, and cultural change, she designs and delivers creative initiatives tied to the development of an innovative and inclusive workforce, as well as related components of talent management, employee relations, change management and compliance. Jackie joined EMC in 2000, as the Director of HR Operations for the Sales Division. In that capacity, she provided strategic and tactical Human Resources support to EMC sales groups, comprising more than 2,000 employees at both domestic and international sites.
Jackie puts her time in with various organizations to continue this effort, Children's Services of Roxbury, Girls Scouts of Eastern Massachusetts, the African American Museum-Boston, and the Greater Boston Sickle Cell Anemia boards all benefit from her insights and experience.
Overall, in her 20 plus year career across the Human Resource spectrum, Jackie has managed and implemented programs in Employee Relations, Training, and Development, Recruiting, Organizational Development, and Consulting and Coaching. Her leadership as the VP, Global Chief Diversity Officer at EMC has introduced best-in-class practices, which includes the development of several groundbreaking efforts, including the design and implementation of an innovative and mandatory D&l curriculum, institutionalization of the company's Transgender Reassignment Program, the launch of its High Potential Women's Programs and expansion of employee resource groups.