New York, February 9, 2021 – Patsy Doerr, the CEO of The Association of Junior Leagues International, was the featured guest on the season five finale of the podcast “Diversity: Beyond the Checkbox”, hosted by Jackie Ferguson. The podcast is available on Apple and on Spotify.
Ms. Doerr discussed how her team at the Association built an infrastructure around diversity equity, inclusion and belonging, sharing that DEI is a key goal of the Association’s redefined strategic direction. She said, “We are making progress and are very excited about it.”
Ms. Doerr also shared her top career advice for women and how she keeps herself grounded. She summed up her advice saying, “I encourage women to use their voice…we have heard so long that we want to have a seat at the table, but really it’s more about having a voice at the table.”