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Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion in Business

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Schedule

· Networking
Pre-Conference Networking
2021-01-28T08:30:00Z 2021-01-28T09:00:00Z America/New_York Pre-Conference+Networking https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Ftest-event-925c0351-c248-4922-ac1f-7d6e3394ad35 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
KeyBank: Keynote Speaker
Join Gregory Jones, Chief Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Officer at KeyBank, to kick off the Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion in Business Conference
Gregory Jones
2021-01-28T09:00:00Z 2021-01-28T09:50:00Z America/New_York KeyBank%3A+Keynote+Speaker https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Ftest-event-925c0351-c248-4922-ac1f-7d6e3394ad35 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
HR & Diversity: A Complete Guide
A comprehensive look at HR and diversity in the workplace; discrimination, our legal protections, making DEI a priority, and more
Don Hicks
2021-01-28T10:00:00Z 2021-01-28T10:50:00Z America/New_York HR+%26+Diversity%3A+A+Complete+Guide https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Ftest-event-925c0351-c248-4922-ac1f-7d6e3394ad35 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Getting Started with Supplier Diversity
This session gives an overview of supplier diversity and steps business can take to find resources and connect with other organizations
Camille Bragg Vanessa Behrend Heidi Szeltner
2021-01-28T10:00:00Z 2021-01-28T10:50:00Z America/New_York Getting+Started+with+Supplier+Diversity https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Ftest-event-925c0351-c248-4922-ac1f-7d6e3394ad35 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Minority Mental Health in the Workplace
Create an environment for positive mental health discussions and advocate for minorities (LGBTQ+ and BIPOC) in your business
Kristen Pepera, M.Ed., LPCC-S (she/they)
2021-01-28T11:00:00Z 2021-01-28T11:50:00Z America/New_York Minority+Mental+Health+in+the+Workplace https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Ftest-event-925c0351-c248-4922-ac1f-7d6e3394ad35 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Transform Your Culture
Discuss how leaders can support women of color and underrepresented groups by challenging bias, creating safe spaces, and more
Elise  James-Decruise
2021-01-28T11:00:00Z 2021-01-28T11:50:00Z America/New_York Transform+Your+Culture https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Ftest-event-925c0351-c248-4922-ac1f-7d6e3394ad35 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Difficult Conversations At Work
Navigating tough conversations is difficult. This session focuses on providing suggestions and tools for creating conducive dialogue
Tiffany Galvin Green, Ph.D.
2021-01-28T12:00:00Z 2021-01-28T12:50:00Z America/New_York Difficult+Conversations+At+Work https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Ftest-event-925c0351-c248-4922-ac1f-7d6e3394ad35 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Q&A Session: Entrepreneurship And More
Join this Q&A with NE Ohio business owners & leaders to discuss overcoming obstacles, advocating in the workplace, finding business mentors/resources, and more
Kristen Pepera, M.Ed., LPCC-S (she/they) Bethany Studenic Althea Young Robert Braylock, Pharm.D., RPh, MBA
2021-01-28T12:00:00Z 2021-01-28T12:50:00Z America/New_York Q%26A+Session%3A+Entrepreneurship+And+More https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Ftest-event-925c0351-c248-4922-ac1f-7d6e3394ad35 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Closing Remarks
Join Jejuana Brown, Director of Equity & Inclusion Programs at Greater Cleveland Partnership, as we close our 2021 conference
Matthew Nipper Jejuana C. Brown
2021-01-28T13:00:00Z 2021-01-28T14:00:00Z America/New_York Closing+Remarks https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Ftest-event-925c0351-c248-4922-ac1f-7d6e3394ad35 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)

Speakers

Don Hicks

HR and Risk Management Consultant

Jejuana C. Brown

Director of Equity & Inclusion Programs at Greater Cleveland Partnership

Tiffany Galvin Green, Ph.D.

Vice President for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at John Carroll University

Heidi Szeltner

Outreach Manager at Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses

Kristen Pepera, M.Ed., LPCC-S (she/they)

Co-Owner & Counselor at Colors+

Gregory Jones

Chief Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Officer at KeyCorp

Bethany Studenic

Co-Founder & Managing Director at Enlightened Solutions

Elise James-Decruise

Chief Diversity, Inclusion and People Officer at Marcus Thomas

Althea Young

Founder and CEO of NoBasis Co.

Vanessa Behrend

Business Opportunity Specialist at the U.S. Small Business Administration, Cleveland office

Camille Bragg

Vice President, Supplier Diversity Manager at KeyBank

Robert Braylock, Pharm.D., RPh, MBA

Founder, Owner, & CEO of BHK Consulting

Sue McConnell

President and CEO of BBB Serving Greater Cleveland

Matthew Nipper

Commercial Banking Team Lead

Booths

KeyBank

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Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses

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Better Business Bureau Serving Greater Cleveland

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