DiversityInc Web Seminar Series

DiversityInc’s Web Seminar series is a live audio and video presentation based on empirical data gathered for The DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity survey and uses the expertise of the DiversityInc Top 50 companies to detail their most effective strategies. Each diversity-management web features two executive presenters from DiversityInc Top 50 companies selected for their company’s success in the subject. Each cultural-competence web seminar features one subject matter expert and one DiversityInc Top 50 company that has demonstrated success with this demographic.

What to Expect

  • No sales pitches—presenters are executives from the DiversityInc Top 50, not consultants
  • Diversity metrics you need to strengthen your company’s bottom line
  • Data about diversity in business you can’t get anywhere else—without leaving your office
  • Ninety-minute sessions led by DiversityInc’s own Barbara Frankel, Senior Vice President and Executive Editor
  • Opportunities to ask questions live via web chat during the presentation to DiversityInc Top 50 executives and a complete download of their presentations 72 hours afterwards

Buy our Web Seminar series now by clicking here for $999 or by calling 973-494-0506 for pricing.

Discounted Pricing

Please contact customer service at webseminars@diversityinc.com to take advantage of multiple event pricing.

Refund Policy
30-Day Refund Policy: Registration fee refunds are issued in the form of a credit for future DiversityInc Web Seminars within 30 days of purchase.

Upcoming DiversityInc Web Seminar Series

May 19, 2015 | 2–3:30 p.m. ET | CEO Commitment

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Best practices on visible support including website messaging, accountability, linking compensation to diversity results, chairing diversity council, meeting with resource groups. Confirmed Presenter: Linda Verba, Head of Service Strategy and Chair of Diversity Leadership Team, TD Bank; David Casey, Vice President, Workforce Strategies & Chief Diversity Officer, CVS Health 

June 9, 2015 | 2–3:30 p.m. ET | Cultural Competence for LGBT Pride Month

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Best practices on educating your workforce about LGBT history and accomplishments, corporate support of equality, and how to recruit, retain and promote LGBT employees. Confirmed Presenter: Kyle Young, Senior Vice President – Investment Officer, Wells Fargo; Victoria Fulkerson, Senior Vice President, National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC)

June 23, 2015 | 2–3:30 p.m. ET | DiversityInc Top 50 Best Practices

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Initiatives and results from companies moving to the top of the list, including on resource groups, mentoring, supplier diversity, diversity councils. Confirmed Presenter: Rhonda Crichlow, Vice President, Diversity & Inclusion, Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation; Dr. Ronald Copeland, Senior Vice President, Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer, Kaiser Permanente

July 21, 2015 | 2–3:30 p.m. ET | Supplier Diversity

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Best practices on starting a program, reporting structure, metrics, subcontractor spend, accountability, building community support, communications. Confirmed Presenter: Ajamu Johnson, Senior Director, Supplier Diversity and Strategic Procurement, Comcast NBCUniversal

Sept. 8, 2015 | 2–3:30 p.m. ET | Cultural Competence for National Hispanic Heritage Month

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Best practices on educating your workforce about Latino/Hispanic history and accomplishments, and how to recruit, retain and promote Latinos/Hispanics.

Sept. 22, 2015 | 2–3:30 p.m. ET | Mentoring and Sponsorship

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Best practices on starting cross-cultural mentoring and sponsorship programs, formal vs. informal, getting senior-leadership participation, growing a program in an organization, measuring success, involving resource groups. Confirmed Presenter: Dana Keefer, Vice President of Talent Management and Development, Northrop Grumman

Oct. 6, 2015 | 2–3:30 p.m. ET | Cultural Competence for National Disability Employment Awareness Month

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Best practices on educating your workforce about disabilities, accomplishments of people with visible and non-visible disabilities, and how to recruit, retain and promote employees with disabilities.

Oct. 13, 2015 | 2–3:30 p.m. ET | Diversity Councils

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Best practices on starting a council, council structure, CEO involvement, metrics, accountability factors including linking compensation to results, role of chief diversity officer. Confirmed Presenter: Poppie M. Parish, Senior Vice President, Diversity & Inclusion, KeyCorp

Nov. 3, 2015 | 2–3:30 p.m. ET | Diversity Metrics

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Best practices on scorecards/dashboards, metrics for senior leadership, human-capital data, supplier-diversity measurements.

Nov. 10, 2015 | 2–3:30 p.m. ET | Religion in the Workplace

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Best practices on creating religious inclusion in the workplace, especially at holiday time.

Past Recorded DiversityInc Web Seminar Series

May 5, 2015 | 2–3:30 p.m. ET | Cultural Competence for Asian-American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

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Best practices on educating your workforce about Asian-American history and accomplishments, and how to recruit, retain and promote Asian-Americans. Confirmed Presenters: Tariq Khan, Board Member, Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund and Asian Pacific Institute for Congressional Studies; Donald Fan, Senior Director, Global Office of Diversity, Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.

April 14, 2015 | 2–3:30 p.m. ET | Equitable Talent Development/Succession Planning

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Best practices on mentoring, succession planning, metrics and dashboards, exposure to senior leadership.
Confirmed Presenters: Tori Farmer, National Director, Diversity and Corporate Social Responsibility, KPMG; Irina Konstantinovsky, Vice President, Talent Management, Baxter International

March 17, 2015: Global Diversity

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Best practices on local cultural competence, global diversity councils, global resource groups, making the business case to local leadership, talent development for women.

Cécile Rochet, Senior Manager, Global Inclusion and Diversity Team, GU connection – Ethnicity, LGBT, PwD, Cross-cultural, Accenture; and Lucida Plummer, Vice President, Diversity & Inclusion, and Anna Marie Crowley, Vice President, Organizational Capability & Effectiveness, Wyndham Worldwide, share what has worked best for their organizations.

March. 3, 2015: Cultural Competence for Women’s History Month

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Best practices on educating your workforce about women’s history and accomplishments and how to recruit, retain and promote women, plus information about supplier diversity.

Deborah DeHaas, Vice Chairman, National Managing Partner for the Center for Corporate Governance and Chief Inclusion Officer, Deloitte, and Elizabeth Vazquez, President and CEO, WEConnect International, share what has worked best for their organizations.

Feb. 24, 2015: Employee Resource Groups

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Best practices on building membership, including hourly workers, finding leaders, using social media, executive sponsors, charters and structure, meeting with senior leadership, and using groups for recruitment, engagement, promotions and market share.

David Gonzales, Chief Diversity Officer, Merck & Co., and Mark King, Senior Director & Global Head, Diversity & Inclusion and HR Policy, Kellogg Company, share what has worked best for their organizations.

Feb. 3, 2015: Cultural Competence for Black History Month

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Best practices on educating your workforce about Black history and how to recruit, retain and promote Black employees, plus information on supplier diversity.

Johnny Taylor Jr., President & CEO, Thurgood Marshall College Fund; Ed Hurley-Wales, Vice President, Diversity and Inclusion, ADP, share what has worked best for their organizations.

Jan. 27, 2015: Building a Talent Pipeline

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Best practices on recruitment,workforce demographics, retention, engagement and the most effective diversity metrics.

Caryn Parlavecchio, Vice President and Head of Human Resources, Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation and U.S. Country Head of HR, and Sylvia Shubert, Brand Director, Inflammatory Diseases, Immunology and Dermatology Business Unit, Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation; and Mary Ann Barnes, President, Hawaii Region, Kaiser Permanente, share what has worked best for their organizations.

Nov. 5, 2014: Veterans Day Cultural Competence

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Educate your workforce on the value of hiring veterans and learn best practices on successfully integrating them into the workplace.

Tim Carson, Manager, Diversity, Rockwell Collins; Stephen Abel, Colonel, U. S. Army (Ret.), Director of Student Veterans Services, Rutgers University, share what has worked best for their organizations.

Nov. 4, 2014: Diversity Metrics

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Best practices on scorecards/dashboards, metrics for senior leadership, human-capital data, supplier-diversity measurements.

Dr. Lydia G. Mallett, Director, Organizational Vibrancy, DuPont; Kathy Russell, Business Initiatives Consultant, Enterprise Diversity and Inclusion, and Stephanie Smith, Business Strategy and Customer Segment Leader, Enterprise Marketing, Wells Fargo, share what has worked best for their organizations.

Oct. 14, 2014: Supplier Diversity

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Best practices on starting a program, reporting structure, metrics, subcontractor spend, accountability, building community support, and communications.

Brenda Burke, Staff Vice President, Supplier Diversity, WellPoint, and Poppie Parish, Senior Vice President, Diversity & Inclusion, KeyCorp, share what has worked best for their organizations.

Oct. 7, 2014: Disability Employment Awareness Month

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Best practices to successfully recruit, retain and promote people with disabilities—and how you can educate your workforce to be strong allies.

John Kemp, President & CEO, The Viscardi Center, and Lori Golden, Abilities Strategy Leader, EY, share what has worked best for their organizations.

Sept. 18, 2014: National Hispanic Heritage Month

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Educate your employees on Latino culture as well as the best ways to recruit, retain and promote Latino/Hispanic employees.

Dr. Antonio Flores, President, Hispanic Association of Colleges & Universities (HACU), and Lisa Garcia Quiroz, Senior Vice President, Corporate Responsibility & Chief Diversity Officer, Time Warner, share what has worked best for their organizations.

Sept. 16, 2014: Mentoring and Sponsorship

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Best practices on starting cross-cultural mentoring and sponsorship programs, formal vs. informal, getting senior-leadership participation, growing a program in an organization, measuring success, involving resource groups.

David Casey, Vice President, Workforce Strategies and Chief Diversity Officer, CVS Health; Nellie Borrero, Managing Director, Global Inclusion & Diversity, and Stacey Jones, Managing Director, Global Media Relations and Recruitment Marketing, Accenture, share what has worked best for their organizations.

July 22, 2014: Executive Diversity Councils

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Best practices on starting a council, council structure, CEO involvement, metrics, accountability factors including linking compensation to results, and the role of chief diversity officer.

Patricia Lee, Senior Vice President, Human Resources and Chief Diversity Officer, Wyndham Worldwide; Lissiah Hundley, Executive Director, Diversity and Inclusion, Cox Communications; and Dana Green, National Manager, Corporate Diversity & Inclusion, Toyota Motor North America, share what has worked best for their organizations.

June 26, 2014: LGBT Cultural Competence

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Best practices on how to recruit, retain and promote LGBT employees, how to handle employees who are uncomfortable with LGBT people and how LGBT employees resource groups are used for most business value.

Eliza Byard, Executive Director, GLSEN (Gay, Lesbian & Straight, Education Network); Belinda Grant-Anderson, Vice President, Workforce Development & Diversity, AT&T; and Scott Sapperstein, Executive Director, Public Affairs, AT&T, share what has worked best for their organizations.

June 24, 2014: Senior Leadership Comittment

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Best practices on visible support, including website messaging, accountability, linking compensation to diversity results, chairing diversity council, meeting with resource groups.

Jennifer Allyn, Managing Director, Office of Diversity, PricewaterhouseCoopers; Rita Mitjans, Chief Diversity and Corporate Social Responsibility Officer, ADP, share what has worked best for their organizations.

May 20, 2014: DiversityInc Top 50 Best Practices

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Initiatives and results from companies moving to the top of the list, including resource groups, mentoring, supplier diversity, diversity councils.

Rhonda Crichlow, Vice President and Head, U.S. Diversity & Inclusion, Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation; Diana Solash, Director, Americas Inclusiveness Center of Excellence, EY; and Sadaf Parvaiz, Associate Director, Americas Inclusiveness Office, EY, share what has worked best for their organizations.

April 20, 2014: Diversity-Department Structures

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How many employees should your diversity department have and what should their roles be? Should diversity report in to HR? How does global diversity factor in?

Ken Barrett, Chief Diversity Officer, General Motors, and Nora Vele, Executive Director, Talent Insights and Compliance, Merck & Co., share best practices on how to structure your diversity department.

March 25, 2014: Equitable Talent Development/Succession Planning

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Best practices on mentoring, succession planning, metrics and dashboards, exposure to senior leadership.

Jonathan Beane, Executive Director, Global Workforce Diversity and Inclusion; Alan Echtenkamp, Executive Director and Global Head of Talent Management, Time Warner; Heidi Soltis-Berner, Lead Talent Director, Deloitte Services LP, share what works best for their organizations.

Feb. 25, 2014: Resource Groups

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Best practices on building membership, including hourly workers, finding leaders, using social media, executive sponsors, charters and structure, meeting with senior leadership, using groups for recruitment, engagement, promotions and market share.

Michael Ford, Vice President, Global Diversity & Inclusion, Hilton Worldwide, and Kathy Hannan, National Managing Partner, Diversity & Corporate Responsibility, KPMG, share what works best for their organizations.

Jan. 28, 2014: Building a Talent Pipeline

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Learn how to train your recruiters to avoid bias, how to increase the pool with universities and nonprofits, how to retain high-potentials and how to leverage your resource groups.

Angela Talton, Senior Vice President, Global Diversity and Inclusion, Nielsen, and Laura Long, Director, National Workforce Planning and Development, Kaiser Permanente, share what has worked best for their organizations.

Diversity Metrics (2013)

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Find out which diversity metrics are most valuable to the bottom line. Assess which scorecards work—and how senior executives view them. Learn what compensations should be tied to metrics and how to most effectively include diversity goals in performance-evaluation reviews.

Diversity Councils (2013)

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What role should diversity councils play in setting, driving and assessing corporate diversity goals? Who should chair the council? How are councils holding executives accountable for results?

Diversity Recruiting (2013)

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How do you find the best talent from underrepresented groups, especially in industries or geographies that have real challenges? How do relationships with professional associations and colleges/universities help? What role should your resource groups and current employees play? How inviting are your website and social-media pages?

DiversityInc Top 50 Best Practices (2013)

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What makes companies move up—and down—on The DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity list? How is the list calculated, and how has the methodology evolved this year? How do we hold companies accountable for the accuracy of their responses?

CEO Commitment (2013)

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What’s different about CEOs of companies that use D&I to drive business results? How do they visibly show their support and clearly communicate the strategic importance to employees, customers and suppliers? How do they hold executives accountable for producing sustainable results?

Multicultural Philanthropy (2013)

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How do you measure donations and involvement in underrepresented communities? What counts and what doesn’t? Why does this drive engagement and retention? How does it increase customer and supplier loyalty?

Innovation (2013)

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We showcase two companies that have used D&I to drive innovation—one for talent development and one for resource groups.

Resource Groups (2013)

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Find out how to maximize participation and utilization of your resource groups, including best ways to recruit, retain, engage and promote talent from underrepresented groups. Learn how to use your groups to gain market share, create innovative solutions and increase community outreach. Also, find out how to start global groups and use groups across disparate locations.

Succession Planning (2012)

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Does your company factor diversity into succession planning for the top levels? Why is it important to have more diversity at the top? What external and internal sources can you use?

Diversity Councils (2012)

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Do you need an executive diversity council? Should the CEO chair that council? How can the council set goals for the company and hold people accountable for results?

Mentoring (2012)

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Why is having increased management participation in formal mentoring so important to talent development? How do you create and manage successful cross-cultural mentor/mentee relationships? Where do coaching and sponsoring come in? How do you measure results?

Talent Development (2012)

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How do you build and sustain growth of women, Blacks, Latinos, Asians, American Indians, LGBT people and people with disabilities in management? How do you get the top of the organization to reflect these groups?

DiversityInc Top 50 Best Practices (2012)

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What best practices and results propel companies to the top of the DiversityInc Top 50 list? Find out from two of the highest-ranked companies in the 2012 list.

CEO Commitment (2012)

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It starts at the top, so how do you best get CEO buy-in? How visible should the CEO and senior leadership be in their support of diversity? How can CEOs hold executives accountable for sustainable diversity results?

Recruitment/Hiring Gaps (2012)

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How do you bring in talent—at all levels—from traditionally underrepresented groups? Should you use external recruiters? Should you mandate a diverse slate of candidates for executive openings? Find out how DiversityInc Top 50 companies measure their best practices in recruitment.

Innovation (2012)

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What is the intersection between diversity management and innovation? See results from our February Innovation Fest! of the best workplace and marketplace diversity-related innovations.

Diversity-Department Structure (2012)

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What size is optimal for an effective diversity department? To whom should the head of diversity report? What areas should fall under the diversity department, and how does supplier diversity fit in?