GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — The Grand Rapids African American Health Institute brought together four local female leaders at a roundtable Thursday to discuss insights on managing the COVID-19 pandemic.

The participants in the virtual panel included Christina Keller, the president and CEO of Cascade Engineering; Tina Freese Decker, president and CEO of Spectrum Health Systems; Teresa Weatherall Neal, CEO of Lead 616 and Dr. Wanda Lipscomb from MSU College of Human Medicine. The moderator was Vanessa Greene, CEO of GRAAHI.

Watch a replay of the discussion above.

The women discussed how COVID has impacted their community and workplace and how they’ve navigated through this time to make sure new policies are equitable, safe and sustainable for everyone.

“The tragic impact of COVID-19, especially among the African American population, has rocked our community,” said Greene in a statement. “We are blessed to have these dynamic leaders in our region who are willing to share their insights and provide guidance to others during this important roundtable discussion.”

You can learn more at the GRAAHI website.