Beth Chandler, President & CEO, serves as a keynote speaker at Engagement Excellence Live


On November 10, 2020, YW Boston’s President & CEO Beth Chandler served as a keynote speaker at  the Building Cultures of Diversity and Inclusion session at the Engagement Excellence Live: Engaging Today’s Workforce conference presented by Reward Gateway. Beth and Erin DiVincenzo from Reward Gateway discussed the challenges of building a diverse workforce and the benefits organizations will see if they commit to taking action. The Engagement Excellence Live conference featured organizations making “the world a better place to work by innovating their engagement strategies and adapting to the needs of today’s workforce – wherever they may be.” Watch a recording of Beth’s conversation, below. 




About YW Boston

As the first YWCA in the nation, YW Boston has been at the forefront of advancing equity for over 150 years. YW Boston’s mission is to eliminate racism, empower women, and promote peace, justice, freedom, and dignity for all. Through DE&I services—InclusionBoston and LeadBoston—as well as advocacy work and F.Y.R.E. Initiative, YW Boston helps individuals and organizations change policies, practices, attitudes, and behaviors with a goal of creating more inclusive environments where women, people of color, and especially women of color can succeed.

During the COVID-19 pandemic, YW Boston is working to provide organizations with digital workshops and resources to help them better understand the challenges faced by their employees. As part of this work, YW Boston is helping organizations deliver on promises of greater racial equity and supporting workplaces looking to become socially connected while staying physically distant. For more information, please contact Sheera Bornstein at