June 11, 2020
Improve recruitment, increase retention, create a work environment where employees feel they belong.
You’ve read the research. You’re aware that diverse workplaces are the most successful in reaching organizational goals. But how do you ensure your business is powerfully inclusive? This timely program covers topics that will arm organizations of all sizes with the tools necessary to create a culture of belonging and maximize employee satisfaction. Content will be valuable for a wide range of attendees, ranging from the young professional to seasoned executive.
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Thursday, June 11
|8:30 am||Welcome and Introductory Remarks|
|8:45 am||Keynote Address: Leading Across Generations|
Millennials and Centennials have ushered in a New Era, with New Expressions, and New Expectations. To thrive in this new era, organizations must adopt and employ a cross-generational leadership approach that employs both Diversity AND Inclusion! This session helps attendees understand how to be more effective 21st century leaders by leveraging the power of insight, influence, and inclusion. Attendees walk away with a proven cross-generational leadership model that can be applied right away!
|9:35 am||Inclusion in the Workplace: Beyond Race and Gender|
While many organizations have successful race and gender diversity initiatives, fewer have adopted effective inclusion practices in other dimensions of diversity, such as age, sexual orientation and gender identity, or physical and mental disabilities. Our panel of experts will discuss the importance of looking beyond race and gender and how you can achieve full inclusion in your organization.
|10:25 am||Virtual Privilege Walk|
Jackie Ferguson, CDE, Director of Multicultural Programming, Walk West
Many people only associate privilege with race, gender and affluence. In this interactive session, you will be guided through a virtual privilege walk where you will explore your personal privilege in ways you may have never considered. Through this activity, you will learn how privilege can be used to support and benefit those who encounter more life challenges and how those who have faced significant challenges can be role models to succeeding despite circumstances.
|10:50 am||The Role of ERGs in the Time of COVID-19|
During a time of remote working and social distancing, it may become more difficult to feel connected to our colleagues in the workplace. In this session, you will hear why the role of Business or Employee Resource Groups are more important than ever and how you can continue to create a sense of community as we navigate this challenging time.
|11:35 am||Closing Remarks|