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Hybrid April 11 8:30 am - 12:30 pm Member - $75 Non-Member - $125 Delta Hotels by Marriott Woodbridge
515 US-1 South, Iselin, NJ 08830
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Hybrid Event

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) are crucial for all types of organizations, whether they’re small or large, for-profit or non-profit, private or public. These principles not only impact an organization’s bottom line but also influence broader social issues. Our event fosters dialogue, knowledge sharing, and collaboration across sectors to enhance DE&I efforts. Topics include workforce development, managing diverse generations and cultures, effective recruitment and retention, and crisis management. 

  • Summit Agenda
    9:00-9:45
    Opening Fireside Chat
    Keynote speakers from both corporate and not-for-profit sectors will share their experiences and insights on diversifying a workforce, and multicultural and intergenerational workforce strategies.
    9:45-10:00
    Networking Break
    10:00-10:45
    Intergenerational and Multicultural Workforce Strategies
    Workforce development, especially in the context of an intergenerational and multicultural workforce, involves creating strategies that cater to the diverse needs and strengths of employees from various generations and cultural backgrounds. This panel of experts will discuss strategies that you can implement at your own organization or business.
    10:45-11:00
    Networking Break
    11:00-11:45
    The Intersectionality of Leadership Commitment, Employee Retention, and Success
    Understanding the intersectionality of leadership commitment, employee retention, and organizational success in the DEI context is a multi-faceted challenge. Effective leadership commitment can enhance employee retention and, in turn, contribute to organizational success, creating a positive cycle of DEI growth and impact. This panel will discuss how it’s important to set the tone, allocate resources, and how things like innovation will help you find DE&I success in your organization or business.
    11:45-12:15
    Closing Fireside Chat: Crisis Response and Equity
    Ensuring that an organization’s response to crises, whether they are natural disasters or economic downturns, is equitable is crucial for maintaining fairness, supporting employees, and upholding its commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI). Hear key considerations for achieving an equitable crisis response.