Many organizations have ramped up their efforts to improve the working situation for women, minorities and all employees. Especially in the past years with the rise of women’s movements against discrimination, in and outside the work sphere, the interest in gender issues has become a focal topic for all business. This is the reason why we have invited Putri Realita to this edition of the “Career Success Podcast” so she can shine some light on what today’s diversity and inclusion efforts look like and how it can help any organization
Putri Realita is leading the Diversity & Inclusion program globally at Danone. She started this role at the Danone HQ in Paris in May 2016 and has initiated D&I at global level and deployed it into 30 clusters in 5 different regions.
Before joining the global team in Paris, Putri worked at Danone Nutricia business in Indonesia as Head of Regulatory & Corporate Affairs, and before that she held various roles in Corporate Affairs, CSR & Communications at British American Tobacco in Indonesia & Malaysia. In her various roles, she always has a passion in cultural transformation, especially for changing people mindset and ways of working. She studied at the University of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia, majoring in Biotechnology. Since February 2019, Putri has joined the Education Committee of the LEAD Network, intending to contribute to transforming people’s mindset through education for the LEAD Network’s members.
She is a proud Indonesian who enjoys yoga and exploring the world, together with her German husband, Christian. So far, she has visited 50 countries and still counting.
On this Podcast we cover:
What is D&I and how to define it?
How does the Danone D&I Program work?
What is her motivation?
What things still need to get done and improve?
Advice for companies in early stages of their D&I programs.