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The Interconnection Between Safety Leadership and Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Tuesday, November 15th
1:00 - 1:50 p.m.

Diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) is gaining traction in normal conversations in most industries and throughout the world.  The session will address the interconnection between Safety Leadership and DEI, two topics that may seem completely separate but should be connected to ensure safety leadership styles adapt to the audience that is being impacted.


Monique Parker - Piedmont Lithium

Monique Parker is the VP of Safety, Environment, Health (SEH) and Sustainability for Piedmont Lithium; headquartered in Belmont, NC. She earned her BS in Chemical Engineering from Tennessee Tech and has almost 20 years of experience leading SEH around the world. Her experiences span a wide range of industries from textiles, food production, building materials, chemical manufacturing and mining. Given her diversified experiences, she has had the opportunity to work in multiple countries and working with extremely diverse cultures.