Vice President, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion and Talent Management - Leaf Group
8:30 a.m. – July 21 : Opening Remarks by Emcee Tara Turk-Haynes
12:15 p.m. – July 21 : Disrupt & Rebuild: Integrating DEI into Company Culture and the Candidate Journey
T. Tara Turk-Haynes is VP of DEI and Talent Management at Leaf Group. She joined Leaf Group in 2016 as Director, People, where she led the company’s employee engagement, talent acquisition and learning and development programs. Prior to joining Leaf Group, she was Director of Administration of Operations for Metacloud, a Cisco Company. Turk-Haynes has worked in Editorial at Variety Magazine, serving as a Project Lead for the Rizzoli book, "Variety: An Illustrated History of the World from The Most Important Magazine in Hollywood" by Tim Gray. She has also worked at Ticketmaster, NBC Universal, Sundance Channel, and Penguin Putnam. Turk-Haynes graduated from Eugene Lang College at The New School and Sarah Lawrence College. She is also a playwright and serves as co-founder of a theatre collective in Los Angeles and a member of the Geffen Writers Room for 2020.