44 min

An Allyship Journey As A Straight, White Man With Jeremy Sussman Leading With Empathy & Allyship

    • Business

Melinda Briana Epler, Founder & CEO of Empovia (formerly Change Catalyst), and Jeremy Sussman, Senior Product Manager at Google, explore “An Allyship Journey As A Straight, White Man.” Jeremy shared why becoming an ally is so critical to seeing real improvements in diversity, equity, and inclusion at work, and the role of allies in ERGs to actively create change.
About Jeremy
Jeremy Sussman is a Senior Product Manager at Google, working on data privacy. He sits on the Steering Committee for the NY chapters of the Women's ERG and the Allyship ERG. He is actively involved in different mentorship programs in and outside the company. Prior to Google, Jeremy worked at the IBM Watson Research Center. He has a BA in Computer Science from Princeton and a PhD in Computer Science from UCSD. 
Find Leading With Empathy & Allyship useful? Subscribe to our podcast and like this episode! 
For more about Empovia, and to join us for a live recording, visit https://changecatalyst.co/allyshipseries There, you’ll also find educational resources and highlights from this episode.
Connect On Social
YouTube: youtube.com/@empovia
Twitter: twitter.com/empoviaco
Facebook: facebook.com/empovia
Instagram: instagram.com/empovia/
LinkedIn: linkedin.com/company/empovia/


Production Team
Creator & Host: Melinda Briana Epler 
Producer: Juliette Roy 
Project Manager: Emilie Maas
Finance & Operations: Renzo Santos 
Data Analyst: Sally Moywaywa 
Director of Marketing: Ariyah April

[Image description: Leading With Empathy & Allyship promo with the Empovia logo and photos of host Melinda Briana Epler, a White woman with red hair and glasses, and Two Eagles Marcus, an Indigenous Native American man with glasses, black moustache, and salt-and-pepper beard.]
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Melinda Briana Epler, Founder & CEO of Empovia (formerly Change Catalyst), and Jeremy Sussman, Senior Product Manager at Google, explore “An Allyship Journey As A Straight, White Man.” Jeremy shared why becoming an ally is so critical to seeing real improvements in diversity, equity, and inclusion at work, and the role of allies in ERGs to actively create change.
About Jeremy
Jeremy Sussman is a Senior Product Manager at Google, working on data privacy. He sits on the Steering Committee for the NY chapters of the Women's ERG and the Allyship ERG. He is actively involved in different mentorship programs in and outside the company. Prior to Google, Jeremy worked at the IBM Watson Research Center. He has a BA in Computer Science from Princeton and a PhD in Computer Science from UCSD. 
Find Leading With Empathy & Allyship useful? Subscribe to our podcast and like this episode! 
For more about Empovia, and to join us for a live recording, visit https://changecatalyst.co/allyshipseries There, you’ll also find educational resources and highlights from this episode.
Connect On Social
YouTube: youtube.com/@empovia
Twitter: twitter.com/empoviaco
Facebook: facebook.com/empovia
Instagram: instagram.com/empovia/
LinkedIn: linkedin.com/company/empovia/


Production Team
Creator & Host: Melinda Briana Epler 
Producer: Juliette Roy 
Project Manager: Emilie Maas
Finance & Operations: Renzo Santos 
Data Analyst: Sally Moywaywa 
Director of Marketing: Ariyah April

[Image description: Leading With Empathy & Allyship promo with the Empovia logo and photos of host Melinda Briana Epler, a White woman with red hair and glasses, and Two Eagles Marcus, an Indigenous Native American man with glasses, black moustache, and salt-and-pepper beard.]
Support the show

44 min

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