Mega Session | Next Steps: How Benefits Can Address Racial Inequity

  • Room: Juniper 1
  • Session Number: MS2
Tuesday, April 05, 2022: 2:15 PM - 3:00 PM


Jennifer Benz
Senior Vice President, Communications Practice Leader
Segal Benz
Jessica Brooks
Pittsburgh Business Group on Health
Ray Goldberg
Pier Forward
Andrea Trudelle
Director, Benefits and Leaves
Tailored Brands, Inc.


Social awakening and nationwide protests put a spotlight on our country’s racial disparities and demanded that employers take a bigger role — and many benefits and HR leaders have responded. What positive changes have occurred and what can still be done? An expert panel will dive into how racial disparity impacts people’s experiences with their health and retirement planning and what employers can do to help. They'll share tangible actions you can take to address disparities in your benefits offerings and ideas to make the case to your organization’s leadership to drive positive change.


Learning Objectives

• Incorporate resources to make your benefits experience more inclusive
• Create spaces for all employees to discuss the effects of racism
• Understand why communities of color suffer from disproportionate healthcare risks

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