Businesses That Thrive Through Diversity and Inclusion
Tuesday, May 2, 2017 / 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Whittier Room
   
   

Moderator
Patricia Milligan, Senior Partner and Global Leader, Multinational Client Group, Mercer; Chief Architect, When Women Thrive

Speakers
Troy Carter, Founder and CEO, Atom Factory; Founding and General Partner, Cross Culture VC
Marcia Page, Co-Founder and Executive Chair, Värde Partners
Lucy Parker, Senior Partner, Brunswick Group
John Stackhouse, Senior Vice President, Office of the CEO, RBC
Kelvin Thompson, Founding Managing Director, MontaRosa

The 21st century workplace is a place of change. More businesses are taking a stand on issues that matter to their employees and their customers. Companies and their employees must develop the new skills needed to succeed while also instilling an intergenerational workforce with a deeper appreciation for and understanding of diversity. This interactive panel will bring together leaders across industries to discuss how to build an engaged and diverse workforce that capitalizes on individual contributions to build organizational strength.

  • What tools or strategies do businesses use to engage employees?
  • Why do companies with a diverse workforce thrive?
  • What's distinctive about campaigns that take on major issues effectively?
  • What are the success factors and traps corporate leaders should be aware of?