Diversity and Inclusion for such a time as this… a conversation with Renita Robinson


by Devon Christianson, Envision board member

“Have the tough conversations; stretch toward what seems out of reach.” That’s the advice of
Prevea Health’s new Vice President of Diversity and Inclusion, Renita Robinson. You might
remember this visionary change agent as the Chief Executive Officer of the YWCA of Greater
Green Bay. She’s moved into healthcare leadership at this critical “COVID moment,” helping
Prevea learn what it can from tough times and shape the best possible future for itself and the
community.

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The COVID-19 Pandemic Raises Critical Questions for Our Future

Written by Dave Wegge

As we begin to emerge from the COVID-19 pandemic, it is interesting to note the language that is being used to speak of the new era that we are entering. A couple of items have particularly struck me. I have heard several people saying, “I can’t wait until we get through the COVID pandemic and return to normal.” While I am not a soothsayer about the future, I believe thinking about the past year as an “event” and looking forward to returning to “normal” may not be what is in store for us in the future. There are a number of questions that our experiences from the past year have raised for us.

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