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ATD NYC People Analytics SIG: An Intro to the EEOC and EEO Analytics

  • 08/13/2020
  • 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
  • Virtual via Zoom


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ATD NYC People Analytics SIG:

An Intro to the EEOC and EEO Analytics

You’ve probably heard of the EEOC because every employer states that they are an EEO employer on their job announcements, but did you ever wonder about the origins of that statement? Dr. Romella Janene El Kharzazi, who is a Social Science Research Analyst with the EEOC will share some history about the Commission, as well as discuss weighty topics such as what types of EEO data EEOC collects, why analytics in EEO are important, and common EEO statistics.


  • Brief Overview of the EEOC
    • History
    • Mission
    • Authorities
    • Filing a charge or complaint
    • Data EEOC collects
  • Reasons to do EEO Analytics
    • Legal Challenges
    • Program Improvement
    • Organizational Development
  • Common Statistics in EEO
    • Discuss 80% Rule
    • Discuss Standard Deviation
    • Other Possible Indicators


    1:00-1:15 pm Virtual Networking
    1:15PM-2 pm Main Event


    ATD NYC Members:  $0

    Non-Members:          $15


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    Sy Islam, People Analytics SIG Co-Lead | sy.islam@atdnyc.org

    Lyndon Llanes, People Analytics SIG Co-Lead | lyndon.llanes@atdnyc.org


      Romella Janene El Kharzazi
      Social Science Research Analyst, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission| 

      Romella Janene El Kharzaziis a Social Science Research Analyst for the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and a People Governance expert with over 15 years of experience in helping organization operate more efficiently and ethically, both as an internal and external consultant. She specializes in Organizational Research, Strategy, and Compliance Assessment. She has performed expert witness work in employment related manners in both private and public sector cases. Her work has led to policy and management changes at major employers. As a measurement expert, Romella has contributed to several US governmental data products, including equal employment demographic data governance policy, the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ 2018 Standard Occupation Classification Manual, OMB Race & Ethnicity Statistical Management Directive, and the 2021 American Community Survey. Currently, she is a member of EEOC’s task force on Vulnerable Workers. Romella earned a doctorate in Industrial and Organizational Psychology from Wayne State University in Michigan. She obtained dual bachelor’s degrees in psychology and economics from Occidental College in Los Angeles California. Upon graduation from Occidental, she was nominated to the National Economic Honor Society. She is a Green Belt in Lean Six Sigma and is a SHRM certified Senior Human Resources professional. Her current research projects include understanding the experiences of younger workers in the federal work force and women in STEM in the federal sector.

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