What Gets Measured, Gets Improved: Findings From the Diversity Dashboard
Engaging Local Government Leaders (ELGL) recently released the first ever Diversity Dashboard (diversitydashboard.org), a real time
measurement of the race, gender, age, and veteran status of local government leaders. This session would explore the Diversity
Dashboard, the findings contained in the Dashboard, and the concept of using an open dataset to track and measure the degree of
diversity in public agencies.
About kirsten wyatt
Kirsten Wyatt is the executive director and co-founder of ELGL. Previously, she served as Assistant City Manager of West Linn, Oregon. Also at the city of West Linn, she was employed as the Assistant to the City Manager and the Finance Analyst. Prior to her tenure in West Linn, she served as a budget analyst for the Virginia Department of Education; as a graduate assistant with the Town of Chapel Hill, North Carolina; and as a communications consultant with Pacific Public Affairs. She has a Bachelor of Science degree in Politics from Willamette University in Salem, Oregon; and a Master of Public Administration Degree from the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.
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