Diversity is a key business driver to sustaining an inclusive workforce across your industry. Some employers have started to meet this challenge, while others are struggling to catch up. Initiatives meant to create inclusion need to spread the responsibility for success among leaders and become part of the overall strategic mission and culture of the organization. By working through the business case, attendees will have the knowledge to start advancing diversity and sustainability to create inclusive cultures that attract and retain top talent.
- The importance of maintaining a diverse team
- Strategies and best practices for developing an inclusive culture
- Steps to create a diversity initiative
- Effective ways to create affinity groups
Executive management, supervisors, human resource professionals, and other staff involved (or interested) in developing or enhancing diversity and inclusion efforts at their organization.
Manar Morales, President & CEO, The Diversity & Flexibility Alliance
Manar is a national thought leader on women's leadership and advancement, diversity & inclusion and workplace flexibility. She serves as President & CEO of the Diversity & Flexibility Alliance, a think tank that collaborates with organizations to develop non-stigmatized flexible work policies that promote inclusive work cultures and help to advance more women into leadership positions.
The Alliance provides practical research-based solutions, training workshops, and strategic advisory services that increase organizational effectiveness through diversity and flexibility. Manar began her career as an employment litigator representing clients in all aspects of labor relations and employment law and has litigated in federal court, before federal administrative agencies, and in arbitration. In addition, Manar served as an adjunct faculty member of Georgetown University where she taught classes in Labor and Employment Law and Entrepreneurship.
This two-part series will focus on the business imperative of creating an inclusive culture and provide a framework for creating a diversity and inclusion initiative. Participants will also gain a strong understanding of unconscious bias and the role that they can play, as individuals, in advancing diversity within their organizations.
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Registration is for one person (individuals receive unique log in credentials that cannot be shared). Discounted group pricing is available.
Individual webinars: $109 for members; $209 for nonmembers. Click on a webinar title to register individually:
- Check Your Blind Spots: Inclusion and Unconscious Bias Training: July 8
- Diversity and Inclusion as a Business Imperative: July 15
The 2-part series (discounted price): $175 for APPA members; $350 for nonmembers
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- Webinars are recorded, in case you miss the live version (registrants automatically receive the recording within 24 hours). Continuing education credits are not available for recorded events.
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