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Summits

Monday, April 20

National Diversity Officer Summit

National Diversity Officer Summit

National Diversity Officer Summit

This summit will provide Diversity Officers with the tools, skills, and knowledge needed to be better equipped to mold and transform their organizations through diversity best practices. By focusing on these best practices, the National Diversity Officer Summit will allow diversity officers to return to their respective organizations with impactful measures such as:

  • Best practices for cultivating impactful relationships
  • Best practices for managing conflict and workplace differences
  • Best practices for developing, managing, and supporting data-based D&I strategies
  • April 20

    7:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Grab’n’Go Breakfast/Recognition
    5 minute Welcome from Our Sponsor
    8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Top 50 Chief Diversity Officers Awards
    9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. “The Need for Diversity Officers”
    10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Panel Discussion
    Creating a More Diverse, Inclusive, and Equitable Workplace
    Changing Workplace Culture
    Managing Workplace Accountability
    12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Luncheon Keynote Panel: Aster Angagaw & Julian Castro
    1:35 p.m. – 2:35 p.m. Panel Discussion
    Avoiding Potholes
    Building/Maintaining Internal Relationships
    CDO Best Practices
    2:50 p.m. – 3:50 p.m. National Diversity Council Index
    2:50 p.m. – 3:50 p.m. Presentation
    4:15 p.m. – 5:15 p.m. Closing Keynote: Donna Brazile

    National Diversity Tech Week
     

    National Diversity Tech Week

    National Diversity Tech Week

    Diversity Tech Week is a three day summit dedicated to bringing together the brightest minds within the technology industry. Throughout the event’s duration, tech professionals, educators, students, and entrepreneurs will gather to celebrate and advance the cause of diversity and inclusion in the field. A few topics that will be covered in our discourse include:

  • The effects of technology on diversity and inclusion
  • How D&I practices affect the world of Technology
  • Examining diversity within the technology industry
  • Visit Website


    April 20

    7:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Grab’n’Go Breakfast
    8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Leadership Excellence in Tech Award Recognition
    9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Keynote Panel
    10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Panel Discussion
    11:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Break
    12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Luncheon Keynote Panel: Aster Angagaw & Julian Castro
    1:35 p.m. – 2:35 p.m. Break Out Sessions
    2:50 p.m. – 3:50 p.m. Panel Discussions
    4:15 p.m. – 5:15 p.m. Closing Keynote: Donna Brazile

    National Real Estate D&I Summit

    National Real Estate D&I Summit

    National Real Estate D&I Summit

    The National Real Estate D&I Summit pushes forward important conversations about diversity and inclusion in the commercial real estate field. Business practices and norms will be examined through a D&I lens, and summit attendees will learn more about the following areas:

  • Diverse management in the Commercial Real Estate Field
  • Forging the path for inclusive practices in the Real Estate Field
  • Tools Needed to Find and Retain Diverse Talent
  • April 20

    7:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Grab’n’Go Breakfast
    8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Top 50 Chief Diversity Officers Award Recognition
    9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Keynote Panel
    10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Panel Discussion
    11:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Break
    12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Luncheon Keynote Panel: Aster Angagaw & Julian Castro
    1:35 p.m. – 2:35 p.m. Break Out Sessions
    2:50 p.m. – 3:50 p.m. Panel Discussions
    4:15 p.m. – 5:15 p.m. Closing Keynote: Donna Brazile

    Tuesday, April 21

    Corporate Responsibility Summit

    Corporate Responsibility Summit

    Corporate Responsibility Summit

    The Corporate Social Responsibility Summit explores how social impact is an integral part of a business and can be the solution for many issues that we explore in the Sustainable Development Goals. By integrating CSR into your business strategy, you can solve social issues that are impacting our most diverse populations while improving your bottom line as a business. Some of the key areas we will be exploring are:

  • Creating a Return on Investment, Integrating CSR into your Business Strategy
  • Utilizing skills based volunteering and human capital to connect employees to the business mission and build a greater sense of belonging
  • Social Issues such as Climate Change and Healthcare Disparities are impacting our diverse communities and CSR can be the solution
  • April 21

    7:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Grab’n’Go Breakfast
    8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Top 50 Corporate Responsibility Companies Award Recognition
    9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Keynote Panel: Gender Equality and Women on the Board
    10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Panel Discussion
    Climate Change-A Global Problem Impacting Diverse Populations
    Skills Based Volunteering
    11:50 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Luncheon Keynote & Award Recognition: Anne Chow, Dr. Renu Khatur, Ana Navaro
    2:20 p.m. – 3:10 p.m. Fireside Chat: AI & Diversity
    3:15 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Panel Discussions
    Disparities in Healthcare, Creating Business Solutions
    Integrating Diversity and CSR into your Business Strategy & Creating a Return on Investment
    4:15 p.m. – 5:15 p.m. Closing Keynote: James Comey

    National Diversity Tech Week
     

    National Diversity Tech Week

    National Diversity Tech Week

    Diversity Tech Week is a three day summit dedicated to bringing together the brightest minds within the technology industry. Throughout the event’s duration, tech professionals, educators, students, and entrepreneurs will gather to celebrate and advance the cause of diversity and inclusion in the field. A few topics that will be covered in our discourse include:

  • The effects of technology on diversity and inclusion
  • How D&I practices affect the world of Technology
  • Examining diversity within the technology industry
  • Visit Website

    April 21

    7:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Grab’n’Go Breakfast
    8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Top 50 Most Powerful Women in Tech Award Recognition
    9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Keynote
    10:25 a.m. – 11:25 a.m. Breakout Sessions
    11:50 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Luncheon Keynote & Award Recognition: Dr. Renu Khator, Ana Navaro, Anne Chow
    2:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Break
    2:30 p.m. – 3:45 p.m. Concurrent Session
    4:15 p.m. – 5:15 p.m. Closing Keynote: James Comey

    National Energy D&I Summit
     

    National Energy D&I Summit

    National Energy D&I Summit

    Advancing diversity in the energy industry is imperative to moving forward. At the National Energy D&I Summit, we explore D&I practices in the energy industry, the current initiatives, and the D&I tools needed to impact the vast industry. This summit features talented speakers, moderated discussions, and a platform for all attendees to feel heard, welcomed, and empowered. We will be covering:

  • Accommodating to diverse talent
  • Organizational culture’s role in fostering an inclusive atmosphere
  • The Importance of Diverse Leadership in the energy industry
  • April 21

    7:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Grab’n’Go Breakfast
    8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Top 50 Most Powerful Women in Oil & Gas Award Recognition
    9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Keynote
    10:25 a.m. – 11:25 a.m. Breakout Sessions
    11:50 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Luncheon Keynote & Award Recognition: Dr. Renu Khator, Ana Navaro, Anne Chow
    2:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Break
    2:30 p.m. – 3:45 p.m. Breakout Sessions
    4:15 p.m. – 5:15 p.m. Closing Keynote: James Comey

    National ERG Summit
     

    National ERG Summit

    National ERG Summit

    The Employee Resource Group Summit will increase the impact of ERGs through enlightening roundtable talks, thought-provoking panel discussions, and Q&A sessions led by ERG professionals. This summit will allow attendees to learn from renowned speakers who analyze areas including the following discussion points:

  • How to engage allies with ERGs
  • Revitalizing ERG Strategies to better impact the workplace
  • Building relationships across demographic and generational differences
  • Best practices of ERG and leadership development
  • Mentorship vs Sponsorship in ERGs
  • How do you measure the success of an ERG? Identifying metrics to evaluate and sustain ERG efforts
  • ERG/BRG Challenges and potholes to avoid
  • How to build leadership capability to enhance ERG
  • April 21

    7:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Grab’n’Go Breakfast
    8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Top 50 ERGs
    9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Keynote Panel
    10:00 a.m. – 10:20 a.m. Break
    10:20 a.m. – 11:20 a.m. Panel Discussion
    11:50 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Luncheon Keynote & Award Recognition: Dr. Renu Khator, Ana Navaro, Anne Chow
    2:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Break
    2:30 p.m. – 3:45 p.m. Breakout Session
    4:15 p.m. – 5:15 p.m. Closing Keynote: James Comey

    National Financial Services D&I Summit

    National Financial Service D&I Summit

    National Financial Service D&I Summit

    The Financial Services Diversity and Inclusion Summit aims to provide practical insights, strategies and tools to leading companies in the financial services industry and to financial executives to help them strategically deploy diversity and inclusion to drive profitability, to accelerate innovation and to enhance their regulatory and corporate social responsibilities.The areas we will discuss include:

  • Diversity and Diversity in the financial services industry
  • Keys to driving innovation in the financial services sector
  • Closing the wealth gap in the financial services industry
  • Managing the Changing Demographics and the Impact on Inclusion in Financial Services
  • April 21

    7:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Grab’n’Go Breakfast
    8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Leadership Excellence in Finance Awards
    9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. D&I: Keys to Driving Innovation
    10:00 a.m. – 10:25 a.m. Networking
    10:25 a.m. – 11:25 a.m. Concurrent Session
    11:50 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Keynote: Dr. Renu Khator, Ana Navaro, Anne Chow
    2:30 p.m. – 3:45 p.m. Concurrent Session
    4:15 p.m. – 5:15 p.m. Closing Keynote: James Comey

    National Sports Diversity Summit

    National Sports Diversity Summit

    National Sports Diversity Summit

    The National Sports Diversity Summit promotes diversity and inclusion within both the collegiate and professional sports industries. Our goal is to unify the sports community through enriching dialogue, presentations, and discussions of relevant issues. We will learn more about the importance of diversity and inclusion in the sports community by examining topics such as:

  • The Importance of Diversity and Inclusive Leadership in Sports
  • Crucial Steps to Creating an Inclusive Environment
  • LGBTQA+ in the world of Sports
  • Implementing a culture of inclusiveness and equality from front office to the practice facility
  • Tangible steps leadership can take to garner buy-in from other leaders, to promote diversity within their environments
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    April 21

    7:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Grab’n’Go Breakfast
    8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Leadership Excellence in Sports Award Recognition
    9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Keynote Panel
    10:00 a.m. – 10:20 a.m. Break
    10:20 a.m. – 11:20 a.m. Panel Discussion
    11:50 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Luncheon Keynote & Award Recognition: Dr. Renu Khator, Ana Navaro, Anne Chow
    2:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Break
    2:30 p.m. – 3:45 p.m. Breakout Session
    4:15 p.m. – 5:15 p.m. Closing Keynote: James Comey

    National Women’s Conference

    National Women’s Conference

    National Women’s Conference

    The National Women’s Conference focuses on the professional development of women from various walks of life. This summit grants women tremendous opportunities to grow and receive the necessary tools to champion workplace environments. With established speakers, breakout sessions, and eye-opening workshops, this summit is able to provide a much needed platform to women professionals, students, and entrepreneurs. Many areas of interest will be highlighted including:

  • How to accelerate your Career Trajector
  • Managing the Anxiety & Depression Epidemic Today
  • The Changing Meaning of Ambition
  • Leading and following women
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    April 21

    7:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Grab’n’Go Breakfast
    8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Power 50
    9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Keynote
    10:25 a.m. – 11:25 a.m. Breakout Sessions
    11:45 a.m. – 1:15 p.m. Luncheon Keynote & Award Recognition: Dr. Renu Khator, Ana Navaro, Anne Chow
    1:15 p.m. – 1:45 p.m. Break
    1:45 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. Panel Discussions
    2:45 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Career Expo & Networking
    4:15 p.m. – 5:15 p.m. Closing Keynote: James Comey

    Wednesday, April 22

    National Diversity Tech Week
     

    National Diversity Tech Week

    National Diversity Tech Week

    Diversity Tech Week is a three day summit dedicated to bringing together the brightest minds within the technology industry. Throughout the event’s duration, tech professionals, educators, students, and entrepreneurs will gather to celebrate and advance the cause of diversity and inclusion in the field. A few topics that will be covered in our discourse include:

  • The effects of technology on diversity and inclusion
  • How D&I practices affect the world of Technology
  • Examining diversity within the technology industry
  • Visit Website

    April 22

    7:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Grab’n’Go Breakfast
    8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Top 25 CIO Award Recognition
    9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Keynote
    10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Panel Discussion
    11:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Break
    12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Luncheon
    2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Workshops, Concurrent Session, Featured Speaker, Coaches Corner
    4:15 p.m. – 5:15 p.m. Closing Keynote: Carly Fiorina