In this episode, Matthew Jarvis interviews Kameka McLean, an HR professional with over 20 years of experience, about the importance of diversity and inclusion in the workplace. Kameka shares her personal journey in HR and emphasizes the need for organizations to align their goals and principles with the protective characteristics outlined in the law. She highlights the benefits of investing in employee development and creating an inclusive culture. Kameka also discusses the challenges and misconceptions surrounding diversity and offers advice on how to create a welcoming environment for all individuals. She emphasizes the importance of supporting mental well-being and provides insights for smaller organizations to promote diversity and inclusion. The episode concludes with empowering messages about embracing one’s uniqueness and taking action to make a positive change.