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Episode 66: Build the People with Blaire G. Hervey

Learning Life with Jon Tota

Release Date: 02/04/2020

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Blaire’s debut on Learning Life comes at an important time- the start of Black History Month. 

Blaire G. Hervey is the Director of Training and Sales Enablement at ZoomInfo powered by DiscoverOrg, a B2B database and contact directory. She is also a change management leader, making history of her own, paving the way for Diversity & Inclusion initiatives to focus on the advancement, empowerment, and visibility of underrepresented employees at ZoomInfo. 

Championing inclusion, she works to enhance the culture of learning with a “Build the People” mentality developing relevant, engaging, interactive programs to delight customers and shape tech professionals into thriving high-performers who can accelerate their careers.

She speaks to Jon about her experience in launching a company Diversity Day introducing their first Global Inclusion & Diversity Initiative (GIDI) and the launch of their employee resource groups: ZoomInColor, ZoomInfo Womens' Initiative Network, Zoom Around the World, ZoomInfo Pride and ZoomInfo Military & Family. ZoomInfo's dedication through these initiatives has built new relationships with their recruiting team identifying diversified talent and diversifying teams at record speed! 

To Blaire, working towards diversity, equity and inclusion is a labor of love– with real work, real people and real emotions. Blaire is all about building meaningful connections between people + data.

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