Believe: Building a Corporate Culture of Trust and Transparency

Panel at From Day One Virtual Event

When workers trust their managers–and feel they are trusted in return–a sense of belonging and cohesion can flourish. What can leaders do to encourage workers to believe that the organization will come through for them and embrace the characteristics that make them unique? How does transparency improve trust–and how can managers safely increase how much they share? What can quickly undermine trust–and how can it be repaired?


Alexa Teare Chief People and COaching Officer

Alexa Teare

Chief People & Coaching Officer, Lingo Live

Master Certified Coach, Fellow of Institute of Coaching/Harvard Medical School, Founder, HR Executive, Equity Ambassador. Alexa Teare has a passion for translating business vision to reality through global strategy, business acumen, behavioural science and unlocking the potential of all people.

Alexa is driven, action-oriented, deeply curious and grounded by her value system and growth-mindset. Rooted in her education in adult learning principles, organizational psychology and coaching pedagogy, Alexa is a leader in the realm of leadership development.  She has developed and executed upon strategies related to talent acquisition and development, fostered learning cultures, and built systems to support career growth and Equity & Inclusion at organizations ranging from startups to a trillion dollar finance company to a multinational tech giant. She believes that human connection is the nucleus from which all else forms and strives to embody that daily as a partner, parent and in her role as Chief People & Coaching Officer at Lingo Live.

DeShaun Wise Porter

DeShaun Wise Porter

VP, diversity, inclusion & recognition - Hilton

DeShaun N. Wise Porter is the newly appointed Global Head of Diversity, Inclusion and Engagement at Hilton. She serves as a strategic thought leader and internal consultant responsible for developing and executing holistic and integrated strategies that are aligned with Hilton’s shared values and contribute to the building of a diverse, engaged, and high-performing organization. Prior to this appointment, she served as the VP, HR Consulting partnering with C- Suite leaders to drive and implement transformational talent initiatives focused on attracting, developing and retaining high potentials and top performers.

Annie Rosencrans Leadership Coaching

Annie Rosencrans

Director of people & culture, Hibob

Annie Rosencrans is the new Director of People & Culture, US at Hibob. She’s led People Operations for several high growth organizations including NY-based startups, Namely and Knotel. She brings a breadth of experience across the HR field with a specific focus on HR transformation and change management.

Courtney Connley

Courtney Connley

Senior Editor at Chief
Joy Dettorre Global Human Resources and Talent Leader

Joy Dettorre

Global diversity & inclusion leader, IBM

Joy Dettorre is the Global Diversity & Inclusion leader at IBM.

Sheryl Battles

Sheryl Battles

VP, global diversity, inclusion and engagement, Pitney Bowes

Sheryl Battles is the Vice President, Global Diversity, Inclusion and Engagement at Pitney Bowes.

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