Groundbreaking Women in Construction Conference

Thamara SubramanianThamara Subramanian
Equity Audit & Strategy Manager
The Winters Group Inc.

Keynote: Racial Justice at Work: Unlearning to Relearn

Thamara is the Equity Audit and Strategy Manager for The Winters Group. In this role, she is responsible for overseeing and coordinating data collection and analyses activities associated with conducting Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Justice (DEIJ) audits for clients. This includes both qualitative and quantative assessments, such as interviews, focus groups, listening sessions, the Intercultural Development Inventory® (IDI®), internal HR data and surveys. She is responsible for uncovering insights in the data to help clients reimagine how their policies, practices and processes either support or impede equity and justice in the organization. Prior to this role, Thamara was a manager on our Learning and Innovation team where she was responsible for curating tailored learning experiences and strategies focused on taking action in service of equity, diversity and inclusion

Thamara is passionate about the intersection between health and social justice and how social determinants of mental health can be addressed through program innovation, behavioral science, and policy. Thamara’s interests include using design and innovation to address minority health disparities, educational opportunity gaps, mental health, and injury and violence prevention.

Before joining The Winters Group, Thamara was a facilitator and designer for a Race and Ethnicity dialogue course through the University of Michigan Program of Intergroup Relations and served as an AmeriCorps diabetes and nutrition educator in Chicago. She was also an Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Fellow at the Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health. There, she was also a research fellow with Harvard STRIPED focused on eating disorders and body image as a social justice and public health issue. Most recently, she worked in health communications consulting at Kaiser Permanente and biopharmaceutical research at Boston Consulting Group.

Thamara holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Psychology and Medical Anthropology from the University of Michigan, and a Masters in Public Health Degree in Social and Behavioral Sciences with a concentration in Health Communications and Public Health Leadership from the Harvard School of Public Health. Thamara is a certified administrator for the Intercultural Development Inventory® (IDI®).

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