The Females in Tech Show with Tamara Johanna

Diversity and Inclusion with Debbie Taylor - 029

August 24, 2020 Tamara Johanna Season 1 Episode 29
The Females in Tech Show with Tamara Johanna
Diversity and Inclusion with Debbie Taylor - 029
Show Notes

Debbie Taylor has spent her career championing diversity and inclusion in the workplace. She believes that promoting these values leads to happier employees, high performing teams and the best business outcomes. 

It was such a delight to chat with Debbie and hear about her practical approach to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. I have no doubt you will get a lot out of this chat, just like I did. 

In this episode we cover:

  • Debbie Taylor’s career journey from management consultant, to various General Manager roles with Vodafone Australia, to her current role as CIO of NBN Australia
  • Debbie shares some pivotal moments in her career, and how they helped advance her career
  • Debbie explains what diversity and inclusion means to her, why it’s important and the impact to businesses, as well as providing an overview of the D&I practices at NBN Australia
  • We also discuss the importance of having a diverse team within the context of developing AI solutions
  • Debbie shares her advice to women who aspire to joining the C-Suite, and becoming a Chief Information Officer
  • And so much more!

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