Tera Eng, Regional Director, Office of Equity, Inclusion and Diversity & Business Resource Groups
Kaiser Foundation Health Plan and Hospitals, Northern California Market
As Regional Director of the Office of Equity, Inclusion and Diversity & Business Resource Groups, Tera provides strategic leadership and oversight of Northern California’s Health Plan and Hospitals’ local equity, inclusion and diversity program planning and activation.
In partnership with the ~2,500 Health Plan and Hospital management group, Tera humbly serves as their trusted advisor, internal consultant and advocate to affect cultural and systemic change.
Since taking on her leadership role in June 2018, Tera has quickly built and cultivated her stakeholder group to become a fierce and agile community of practice. Simultaneously, she and her team have built from scratch Northern California’s equity, inclusion and diversity program infrastructure, educational resources, and investing in internal capacity among change agents via train the trainer certification. Tera has also built an internal consultancy model to provide functional leaders with equitable and inclusive lens in their business processes, protocols and policies.
Previous to her current role, Tera demonstrated her leadership effectiveness as diversity and inclusion lead, executive consultant/chief of staff, program manager, and sales and account management within national functions: Marketing, Sales, Services and Administration, Finance and Enterprise Business Services.
Prior to KP, Tera worked on Wall Street managing a global training program, taught English as a Second Language in Taiwan and Venezuela, and led tour groups to 19 countries as an International Travel Director.
Her professional background includes Master of Science in Management and Leadership with Professional Certificates in Organizational Development and Change Leadership, Leading Organization Transition, and Project/Program Management.
Tera was recognized as Kaiser Permanente Industry Leader awarded by PBWC and serves as Executive Council at Asian Pacific Fund, one of our community-based organization partners.
Tera is a proud mother to daughters Isabelle, 16, and Sage, 14, and together they live in the East Bay.