This 2 hour workshop focuses on general diversity concepts, terminology, language, and the business case for diversity and inclusion in small and medium size organizations. Macro information diversity and inclusion data (demographic, workforce trends, best practices for inclusion) will be discussed as well as micro (individual) strategies for navigating a diverse workplace environment and creating an inclusive organizational culture will be reviewed.
Join us at the Nashville Technology Council on Friday, September 21st from 11:30 am-1:00 pm for a session on how to capitalize on diversity in tech organizations and create inclusive environments. Speakers will include Vice President & Special Counsel of Diversity and Inclusion, Nikki Smith-Bartley, from Asurion and Dr. Candace Warner of CEO people3, a Nashville-based diversity and inclusion consulting and training company.
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MTSU's LGBT+ Conference | Exploring Diversity and Inclusion in the Tech Industry: Bridging the Workforce Divide
The tech industry has a reputation for its lack of diversity, but some companies are trying to change that. This panel will explore what "diversity and inclusion" means in the tech workplace and provide an overview of the types of initiatives that tech companies are undertaking to increase diversity and inclusion in the workforce. Panelists will also provide insight on the questions to ask during the interview process to determine whether a company is committed to creating an inclusive culture.
Dr. Candace Warner, Professor of Sociology and Founder/CEO of people3, Inc. will moderate.
Panelists will include:
People3, Inc. was honored to be a part of January’s Women in Technology of Tennessee’s (WiTT) Lunch and Learn event focused on diversity and inclusion efforts in technology work environments. Expert panelists provided specific strategies for diversity and inclusion that are valuable to all organizations.
(Left to right) Kimberly Tate, CPRW of Asurion, Robert Lawrence Wilson of Culture Shift Team, Yanika Smith-Bartley of Asurion, and Hasina Mohyuddin of Vanderbilt University, and moderator Candace Warner of people3, Inc.
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