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The Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia Virtual Event
Brave Conversations: How Open Dialogue Drives DEI at Work

October 26, 2021
9:30-10:30 a.m.

[Virtual] Brave Conversations: How Open Dialogue Drives DEI at Work

Creating an inclusive workplace is a long-term effort requiring companies to confront every aspect of their values, systems, and practices. As companies look to affect meaningful change and hold themselves accountable to their commitments to DEI, providing space for all employees to engage in dialogue and share their lived experiences ensures companies continue to learn and grow as they seek to uplift and support women, people of color, LGBTQ+ and other diverse groups at work.

Hear from top DEI leaders at leading local companies on their approaches to starting brave conversations in the workplace as a means to cultivate understanding and empathy, the importance of candid dialogue on DEI topics, how asking questions can reveal blind spots in your organization’s strategies, and more.

Featured Speakers:

Charles L. “Chaz” Howard, Vice President and University Chaplain, Social Equity and Community, University of Pennsylvania
Lisette Martinez, Executive Vice President and Chief Diversity Officer, Jefferson Health and Thomas Jefferson University
Dalila Wilson-Scott, Executive Vice President, Chief Diversity Officer & President, Comcast NBCUniversal Foundation
Moderated by: Brian Seaman, Counsel and Chief Diversity Officer, Stradley Ronon

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