Belonging isn’t always easy. When you have a background that differs from the rest, it can be difficult to navigate a world that prioritizes standardization, especially in the workplace.

Cultivating your identity to earn a seat at the table was the primary path to success, but this form of erasure is ultimately limiting. Fortunately, more and more organizations are realizing that it’s time to build a new table—and culture of inclusivity.

Building an inclusive workplace culture starts with leaders who are unafraid to be authentic. While this is a charge traditionally led by HR, executives in any function can transform their organization through the power of identity.

Coming in 2024, this Culture Series is recognizing leaders whose diverse backgrounds, resilience, and individuality are intrinsic parts of their vision and the ways they connect with their people.