Diverse Opportunities and People: How GE Gas Power Retains Talent

04/18/2022
Tanya E. Spencer
Tanya E. Spencer is Chief Diversity Officer of GE Gas Power, where she drives an inclusive culture addressing bias, improving representation, and championing development. A 28-year veteran of GE, she also serves as Accelerated Leadership Program Manager for GE Corporate, GE Gas Power, and the GE Power Portfolio.
Diverse Opportunities and People: How GE Gas Power Retains Talent


The recent growth of remote work continues to shape the direction and makeup of the modern workplace. How can large organizations retain their talent and offer upward mobility to their diverse employee pool? Tanya E. Spencer, Chief Diversity Officer of GE Gas Power, describes how GE creates opportunity and fosters inclusivity to meet the changing, and sometimes unpredictable, future of work.

Spencer graduated with a degree in electrical engineering from Tuskegee University. Upon graduation, she joined General Electric and hasn’t looked back since. At GE, she led successful teams in GE Oil & Gas in Nigeria and GE Gas Power in Atlanta. As Chief Diversity Officer, she champions an inclusive culture by focusing on representation, professional development, and elimination of workplace bias. In addition, she serves as the Accelerated Leadership Program manager for GE Corporate, GE Gas Power, and the GE Power Portfolio.

Some Questions Asked:

  • What is the value of a diverse workforce? (7:58)
  • What programs and opportunities does GE Gas Power provide to early-career professionals? (13:09)
  • What advice do you have for future HR leaders? (16:24)

In This Episode, You Will Learn:

  • Strategies for retaining a distributed workforce.
  • How hiring for the new generation requires a change in perspective.
  • How remote work opens doors for a range of talent.

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Tanya E. Spencer
Tanya E. Spencer is Chief Diversity Officer of GE Gas Power, where she drives an inclusive culture addressing bias, improving representation, and championing development. A 28-year veteran of GE, she also serves as Accelerated Leadership Program Manager for GE Corporate, GE Gas Power, and the GE Power Portfolio.