Director, Diversity and InclusionCompany: HealthPartners
Role: Session Presenter
Session: The Toxicity of Patient Bias: Fostering Inclusion When Patients Don’t Share Our Values (SEM-K)
Shamayne Braman is the director of diversity and inclusion at HealthPartners, an integrated, nonprofit, consumer-governed health system serving more than 1.5 million members and more than 1.2 million patients. She is responsible for the organizational development and change management initiatives necessary to execute and sustain the organization’s diversity and inclusion strategic priorities. Her work focuses on building relationships and breaking down barriers to create a culture where every colleague, patient, and member feels welcomed, included, and valued.
Shamayne’s past experience includes roles in Global Diversity and Inclusion at Thomson Reuters and as a Teach for America corps member. She has served on the board of Teach for America Collective: Twin Cities. She is currently the 501 C3 board chair of OutFront Minnesota and a member of the board of Achieve Minneapolis.
An avid runner and New Jersey native, Shamayne holds a bachelor’s degree in English from Princeton University and a master’s degree in education policy and management from Harvard University.