11 NOV - 3PM CET

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion: Not just a numbers game

For a Better World of Work Webinar

Join this webinar to learn:  

  • How Takeda established a Black Leadership council to enhance career and personal development prospects for Black / African-American employees.  
  • How Takeda created workstreams in various business units to support diversity & inclusion, including A Minority Careers Network, A Campaign for Continued Involvement, An Employee Voice Session, Discussion forums and Engagement opportunities.  
  • The D&I trends among Top Employers 

It is important to view diversity from both a cultural and societal perspective. Diversity is not just a numbers game. Diversity has a real impact on people’s lives. As with change in society at large, change within an organisation requires courageous steps and tough conversations. Takeda is an organisation that understands this and have established various D&I initiatives, such as the Black Leadership council - bringing together individuals, allies and advocates to enhance the career and personal development prospects for Black/African American employees, as well as to provide cross functional networking opportunities. 

Join us on 11 November at 3pm CET in our For a Better World of Work webinar to learn how certified Top Employer Takeda creates an inclusive work environment. Furthermore, you will also get the chance to learn about how to have open conversations around diversity & inclusion, how to make initiatives sustainable and how to give all employees a voice.  

The webinar will be hosted live with an in-depth audience Q&A session. Chantal Sanglier, HR Auditor at Top Employers Institute will share employee experience HR insights and best practices from our Top Employers research and survey. She will be joined by Sherlonda Martin, Head of Global Diversity Equity and Inclusion for GMSGQ Division.

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Sherlonda Martin 

Head of Global Diversity Equity and Inclusion for GMSGQ Division, Takeda 

Sherlonda has been a part of the pharmaceutical industry for 30 years.  She spent 23+ years on the commercial side and the last 7 years on the manufacturing side.  Most recently, Sherlonda was promoted to the Head of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DE&I) for GMSGQ (the manufacturing side of the business). This global role will oversee the strategy and the roadmap for DE&I for 17,000 employees at 31 manufacturing facilities around the world. In addition to her day job, Sherlonda has served as one of the executive co-lead for the Black Leadership Council at Takeda for multiple years.  Sherlonda is personable and has a passion for helping people not to mention DE&I. In her spare time, she likes to plan neighborhood and family events.  In addition, she enjoys photography, scrapbooking, and cheering at her kids sporting events. 


Chantal Sanglier

HR Auditor

Chantal brings 12 years of HR experience, especially in the field of Talent Acquisition, On-boarding and DE&I. She currently works as HR Auditor for Top Employers Institute, validating people practices at companies ranging from small to extra large all over the globe. She is responsible for guiding the participants through the Certification Programme . She focuses mainly on project management, auditing the participants and providing them with feedback on their certification results.