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How Costco Listens to Employees at Scale

In today’s business landscape, cultivating a thriving organizational culture hinges on robust employee listening approaches. Join us for an insightful session led by Alison Francis, Costco’s Chief Diversity Officer, who spearheaded the groundbreaking “Costco Connects: Employees Talk. Leaders Listen” initiative.

Alison will share invaluable insights on the significance of active listening and its role in driving positive change. Gain a deep understanding of the key learnings that can empower your organization to foster a culture where every voice matters, truly listening to your employees and harnessing their collective wisdom.

This event also presents a valuable networking opportunity with fellow human capital leaders from the Seattle area. Engage in discussions, share best practices, and elevate your employee engagement strategies.

Join us on September 4, 2024 at 10 am at Dorsey & Whitney LLP and be part of this transformative journey that underscores the power of unleashing employee voices. Reserve your spot today.

NOT A MEMBER, contact Blake Harris for an exclusive invite and determine if you are right for this high-caliber HR leadership group.

About Our Speaker

Alison Francis

Alison Francis joined Costco in 1997 and has held various management positions. She earned a Marketing degree from Oakwood University and an MA in Human Resources Management with a focus on Diversity and Inclusion from Georgetown University. Alison became VP, Chief Diversity Officer in 2022 after serving as AVP in the same role. She completed the Executive Leadership Program at Seattle University's Albers School of Business in 2024. Alison has led Costco's global DEI strategy, implemented a diversity talent management dashboard, and advanced initiatives supporting employee diversity. She believes inclusion stems from engaging with people of diverse backgrounds and experiences.

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