Exploring “Belonging” in DEI&B

Thursday, September 29 | 1:20 – 2:20 p.m. MT

Featured Speakers:

Sarah Alter 
President and CEO

Karen Jones 
Vice President, Learning and Partner Solutions

Panel Participants:

Shane Grant, EVP and CEO, Danone North America

Wendy Davidson, President, Americas, Glanbia Performance Nutrition

Mark Clouse, President and CEO, Campbell Soup Company






As brands advance their diversity, equity and inclusion efforts, a growing emphasis is being placed on whether employees feel they “belong” at work. In this powerful, one-hour session, NextUp president and chief executive officer Sarah Alter will define belonging, share how it manifests with employees in both corporate and field-based settings and outline how companies can approach these efforts. Karen Jones, NextUp vice president, learning & partner solutions will dig into how allyship programs and facilitating important conversations can increase deepen belonging among employees. To conclude, CPG executives will share how these practices are coming to life within their company.