Yvette Carter

Yvette Carter is a Human Resources professional at The Walt Disney Company, specifically working within the Walt Disney Television (WDT) division. In the Employee Relations department, she manages the discrimination and harassment prevention training of cast and crew of over 140 domestic and international television productions. In this role she is able to leverage her experience and passion for helping others by partnering with creative and production teams to create safe and comfortable environments for their crews.  In addition to helping create the Disney magic, Yvette is responsible for compliance training oversight of all 6500+ WDT corporate staff.  
 

Prior to working in Employee Relations, Yvette oversaw the development and facilitation of the new hire orientation program for WDT in Los Angeles and New York, as well as for remote employees throughout the country.  She was responsible for developing a Train-the-Trainer program, an initiative that provided opportunities for employees to strengthen their presentation skills and business acumen. In addition to delivering new hire orientation for The Walt Disney Company, she has facilitated numerous workshops on personal branding and career development.
  
Prior to working at WDT, Yvette worked in various entertainment positions at Fox and Showtime, and was also a casting director in her hometown of Philadelphia. Working at Mike Lemon Casting C.S.A. she cast over 1000+ commercials, industrials, and live action events.  

Yvette is a Temple University graduate, and also a certified Myers-BriggsĀ© facilitator.  An active member of the National Association of Multi-Ethnicity in Communications, she enjoys traveling internationally and enjoys speaking a bit of Italian and Spanish. Ciao! 

 

Adriele Parker

Adriele Parker is a Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) thought partner with over 12 years of combined experience in DEI strategy, recruiting, learning and development, career development, and coaching. She specializes in agile DEI strategy development, project management, leadership coaching, program design, and people enablement. She has a particular interest in building inclusive workplaces and reducing systemic barriers that affect the success of marginalized populations. Outside of DEI, Adriele is passionate about coaching other Women of Color, cooking (please send recipes!), investing, and art. 

Vanessa Joseph

 
Vanessa Joseph currently serves as the Entry-Level & Campus Recruitment Manager for Fox. In this capacity, Vanessa manages the internship program and recruits early talent for entry-level opportunities throughout the organization. She joined Fox in 2017 as the Recruiting Assistant and transitioned to her role as a Manager in 2020. At the heart of her work, she is passionate about connecting individuals from underrepresented backgrounds with the opportunity to work within the media industry.