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Dow: 2019 Diamond Symposium

Participants will have the opportunity to interact with Dow leaders and each other to begin building a professional network, participate in a “Day in the Life” activity with a participating function and give a two-minute presentation of a topic of their choice!

Originally Published by Dow.

The Diamond Symposium is a student engagement hosted by Dow which is intended for top, underrepresented minority, undergraduate students from Universities across the United States. This event features an impressive lineup of Dow speakers who will help educate participants on our company, culture, and career opportunities as well as provide key professional development advice to help build the leaders of the future!

To apply, click here

Dates: August 19 – 22, 2019
Location: Dow’s Corporate Headquarters – Midland, Michigan
Application Deadline: May 31, 2019


What should participants expect?

Participants will have the opportunity to interact with Dow leaders and each other to begin building a professional network, participate in a “Day in the Life” activity with a participating function and give a two minute presentation of a topic of their choice!

Participants can also expect to hear from Dow leaders from all functions present on topics such as:

  • The Future Dow
  • Our Sustainability Journey, Inclusion & Diversity at Dow
  • Networking 101
  • Creating Executive Presence
  • and many more!

Network with our participating Employee Resource Groups

African Affinity NetworkAsian Diversity NetworkHispanic Latin NetworkDisability Employee NetworkMENA Intercultural NetworkVet NetPR!MERISE

Diamond Symposium Agenda

TimeAgenda Item
Day 1
3:00-5:30 PMStudent Video Shoot
5:30-6:00 PMHors d’oeuvres
6:00-9:00 PMWelcome Reception
Day 2
7:00-8:00 AMBreakfast
8:00-8:30 AMWelcome/Opening Remarks
8:30-9:30 AMSustainability at Dow
9:30-9:45 AMBREAK
9:45-11:00 AMEarly Leader Presentation
11:00-11:45 AMEmployee Resource Group Expo
11:45-12:45 PMLunch
12:45-1:30 PMNetworking 101
1:30-4:30 PMDay In The Life Activity
4:30-6:30 PMBREAK
6:30-9:30 PMLoons Game Evening
Day 3
7:00-8:00 AMBreakfast
8:00-8:30 AMOpening Remarks
8:30-9:15 AMInclusion and Diversity at Dow
9:15-9:30 AMBREAK
9:30-11:30 AMTwo-Minute Drills and Networking with Leaders
11:30-12:30 PMLunch
12:30-2:30 PME2E Experience
2:30-2:45 PMBREAK
2:45-4:00 PMEmployee Experience
4:00-5:15 PMBREAK
5:30-6:30 PMFireside Chat
6:30-8:30 PMDinner at Country Club
8:30-9:00 PMClosing Remarks
Day 4
6:00-11:30 AMCandidate Departure

Watch Dow CEO Jim Fitterling’s Fireside Chat with DiversityInc CEO Carolynn Johnson.

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