Trends and Developments in Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace
Recording Available: Friday, April 17, 2020
Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) is becoming an essential factor in workplace management. An inclusive corporate culture makes everyone feel valued, thus, boosting employee engagement and experience. D&I is also credited for improving corporate innovation and bottom line thru higher performing and more creative workforce.
To ensure maximum benefits of D&I, practitioners and business leaders should make sure that relevant strategies are in line with the current developments as well as anticipated trends.
In this LIVE Webcast, a seasoned panel of thought leaders and professionals brought together by The Knowledge Group will provide an in-depth analysis of the emerging D&I trends and developments and their impact on organizations. Speakers will also present effective D&I strategies to ensure organizations’ workforce management success.
Key topics include:
- Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) – Recent Trends and Developments
- D&I Benefits
- Potential Issues and Challenges
- Effective D&I Strategies
- What to Expect in 2020
Foley Hoag LLP
- The current state of Diversity & Inclusion in corporate America
- Current challenges
- What to expect in 2020 (trends)
Finger Lakes Community College
- D&I Benefits for Organizations Today
- Effective DEI Workplace Environment Strategies
- Inclusive Recruiting Strategies
Medical College of Wisconsin
Moving from Diversity by the Numbers to Diversity as Strategy in an Anchor Institution
- The Old “Why” for Diversity and Inclusion
- The New “Why” for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion
- Four Approaches to Diversity as Strategy
- Facilitating Intentional Strategic Change
Who Should Attend:
- Labor and Employment Law Attorneys
- Employee Relations Professionals
- Human Resource Executives
- Human Resource Managers
- In-House Counsel
- Top Level Management
Rosa Nunez is Foley Hoag's Director of Diversity & Inclusion. She is responsible for developing, implementing, leading and championing proactive diversity and inclusion initiatives and programs, in alignment with Foley Hoag's overall strategic plans. Rosa is also co-chair the firm’s Diversity Committee.
Rosa's initiatives are centered around recruitment, learning and development, engagement, retention and external positioning.
Rosa has over 15 years of experience specializing in workplace diversity and inclusion, employee engagement, workplace culture and community outreach programs. Most recently, she worked at BCW Global - Burson Cohn & Wolfe in New York as the SVP, Senior Director, North America - Diversity & Belonging. In that capacity, she was responsible for creating and implementing a comprehensive U.S. inclusion, diversity, equity and belonging strategy to identify talent and help them flourish at BCW. Before that, Rosa was the U.S. Head of Diversity & Inclusion at Omnicom Media Group and started her career as a member of the Global Diversity & Inclusion Team at information technology firm Accenture.
Rosa Nunez is Foley Hoag's Director of Diversity & Inclusion. She is responsible for developing, implementing, leading and championing proactive …
A 15 + year veteran of the State University of New York (SUNY) system, in spring 2018 Dr. Sim J. Covington, Jr. joined Finger Lakes Community College as their inaugural Chief Diversity Officer. In this role he is responsible for supporting all aspects of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion for all segments of the institution, creating a welcoming atmosphere for students, faculty, and staff. Focusing on climate, policy, programming and recruitment, Sim works to advance diversity and equity within institutional units in support of organizational sustainability. His educational training includes a B.A. in Psychology, a M.S. in Rehabilitation Counseling, a CAS in School Counseling, a M.S. in Educational Administration & Policy Studies – Higher Education Leadership, a MBA in Technology Management, an Advanced Graduate Certificate in Human Resources Management, and a Ed.D. in Higher Education Administration.
A 15 + year veteran of the State University of New York (SUNY) system, in spring 2018 Dr. Sim J. …
C. Greer Jordan, Ph.D., MBA, BSEE, serves as Vice President for Inclusion and Diversity and Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer at the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW). Dr. Jordan champions inclusive excellence, improving health for all, and MCW’s strategic priorities through equity, diversity, and inclusion.
As faculty in the Institute of Health Equity at MCW, Dr. Jordan works on several research projects including Research of Early Child Development by Improving Resiliency and Equity (REDIRECT) and Student-Centered Pipeline to Advance Research in Cancer Careers (SPARCC).
Dr. Jordan serves as co-chair of the Chief Diversity Officers Round Table of Greater Milwaukee, and Chair of Ethics and Standards for the Milwaukee (WI) Chapter of The Links, Incorporated
C. Greer Jordan, Ph.D., MBA, BSEE, serves as Vice President for Inclusion and Diversity and Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer …
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About Foley Hoag LLP
Foley Hoag provides innovative, strategic legal services to public, private and government clients across the globe. We have premier capabilities in the life sciences, healthcare, technology, energy, professional services and private funds fields, and in cross-border disputes. The diverse backgrounds, perspectives and experiences of our lawyers and staff contribute to the exceptional senior level service we deliver to clients ranging from startups to multinational companies to sovereign states. For more information, visit www.foleyhoag.com or follow @FoleyHoag on Twitter.
About Finger Lakes Community College
Finger Lakes Community College (FLCC) is a public community college in Canandaigua, New York. It is affiliated with the State University of New York and sponsored by Ontario County. The institution holds a main campus just east of the City of Canandaigua, with additional campus centers in Victor, Geneva, and Newark to serve the needs of Ontario County, Wayne County, Yates County and Seneca County in the Finger Lakes region of New York. FLCC supports and recognizes that a multi-pronged approach to addressing diversity and assuring inclusive excellence are essential to success. As a community college, FLCC implements best practices to attract and retain diverse students, faculty, staff and administrative leaders, with a sincere focus on establishing a welcoming environment for all.
About Medical College of Wisconsin
Together, we can build a healthier world.
A student, an educator, a scientist and a community leader. Alone, they can do a lot of things, but together, the question isn’t what they can do, it’s what can’t they? The Medical College of Wisconsin brings together the most inquisitive minds in science, medicine, education and community engagement to solve the toughest challenges in health and society today. Academic medicine is at the core, where scientists, physicians and students work hand-in-hand with the community to ask the questions no one else is and fuel the continuous cycle of knowledge that’s shaping the future of medicine.