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Fundamentals of DEI with Juan Corpus

  • Wednesday, April 10, 2024
  • 7:30 AM - 10:00 AM
  • La Sure's Oshkosh
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In this DEI presentation, we delve into the fundamental principles of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion to create a workplace where everyone feels valued. Beginning with the celebration of differences, we highlight the diverse dimensions that individuals bring, emphasizing the positive impact on innovation and creativity. Addressing biases head-on, we advocate for transparent policies ensuring equal opportunities and fair treatment. The focus on building an inclusive culture revolves around fostering open communication, collaboration, and a sense of belonging. We showcase the benefits of diverse teams, linking them to increased innovation and heightened employee engagement. The presentation candidly addresses challenges, including resistance and systemic issues, offering practical solutions and emphasizing that DEI is an ongoing journey, requiring commitment from all levels of the organization.

In conclusion, this presentation serves as a call to action, urging attendees to actively contribute to a workplace that embraces diversity, equity, and inclusion. By highlighting the ongoing journey of DEI, we emphasize that sustainable change requires continuous effort and education. The goal is not just to tick boxes but to cultivate a culture where diversity is celebrated, equity is embedded in policies, and inclusion is a lived experience for all. Through this collective commitment, we aim to create a workplace that not only reflects the diversity of the world but actively leverages it for innovation, growth, and a sense of community among all employees.


Juan Corpus is the Vice President of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion for New North Inc., the regional marketing and economic development organization for the 18 counties of Northeast Wisconsin. In the role, Corpus leads New North’s DEI initiatives, assists Northeast Wisconsin organizations with diversity portions of their ESG plans and mentors local partners on their respective DEI journeys.

Previously he spent over 20 years at Humana in a variety of areas and progressively ascending roles. He co-founded the Latino Professionals Association of Northeast Wisconsin in January 2021 where he currently serves as its Vice President. He is a board member of Casa ALBA Melanie, the Neville Public Museum Foundation, and the Greater Green Bay Community Foundation.

He holds a bachelor’s degree in public administration from the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay and has been a member of the UWGB Alumni Advisory Board since 2020.

Oshkosh Area SHRM is an affiliate of the Society For Human Resources Management.

Oshkosh Area SHRM  is a 501(c)6 non-profit organization. 

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