Building Inclusive Networks Workshop


Building Inclusive Networks

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An Action Plan for Making Inclusion Real

Are you concerned about attracting new talent, retaining the talent that you have or better engaging team members? Do you want to accelerate the pace of change relative to your diversity strategy, your career or your employee resource groups? You’re not alone. Studies have shown that diverse teams produce better outcomes and inspire innovation. So how can you accelerate the pace of change? What are some practical things that you can do to expand your diversity efforts to ensure inclusion?

If you are ready to learn more and to create a practical action plan for your workplace, your career or your community outreach, join us on November 15th for a one-day interactive workshop — “Building Inclusive Networks”. In this dynamic signature workshop, award-winning author, Juliette C. Mayers, Alberto Vasallo, III, President and CEO of El Mundo Boston (moderator), and special executive guests will share strategies to help you access the networks and resources to move from “desire” to “outcomes.”  Featuring a Fireside Chat with Rosalin Acosta, Secretary of Labor and Workforce Development, an executive luncheon panel with Jim Rooney, President & CEO Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce; Colette Phillips, President & CEO, Colette Phillips Communications; Stephanie Browne, Vice President of Talent Acquisition & Chief Diversity Officer, BCBSMA; Phyllis Barajas, President & CEO, Conexion.

Who Should Attend?

IZL’s Building Inclusive Networks Workshop is designed for professionals seeking to diversify their talent pools and networks, energize their existing workforce and better engage talent to ensure an environment where everyone feels valued. Sample participant roles:

  • Human Resource professionals and recruiters
  • People managers and change agents
  • Leaders driving strategy with cross-functional teams
  • Employee Resource Group participants and leaders
  • Diversity & Inclusion professionals
  • Non-profit leaders and development professionals

Expected Outcomes

  • Create an Inclusion Action Plan
  • Discover networks, tools, resources and best practices
  • Address common barriers to achieving inclusion
  • Understand the requirements for cultivating and leading inclusively

Workshop Details

Date & time: Thursday, November 15th from 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Location: Two Heritage Drive, Quincy MA in the Conference Center (North Quincy T)

Workshop Investment (Full-day session)

$495 per participant. Fee includes continental breakfast, lunch and workbook. Pre-work is required for this workshop. Ask about sponsorship opportunities.

Registration closes Wednesday, November 7, 2018. 

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