DiversityInc webinars focus on best practices in diversity and inclusion management, career advice and workplace issues.
Our diversity and inclusion management webinars address everything from accountability metrics and scorecards for D&I management to sponsorship programs to veteran recruitment. Executives from DiversityInc Top 50 companies give insights into what their companies are doing and how, as well as discuss results yielded.
Our career advice webinars feature successful executives of color giving advice on how people can be more productive and advance at the companies they are currently at. Follow-up surveys show that 98% of respondents found the information in the webinars valuable and 94% would recommend the webinars to their colleagues.
All webinars are live and attendees have the opportunity to ask questions via chat. The webinars are recorded and posted to diversityincbestpractices.com.
We also offer “pop-up” webinars on trending topics such as “addressing racial tensions in the workplace” or “handling unconscious bias”. Please continue to check the webinar schedule below for updates.
DiversityInc is a SHRM Recertification provider and SHRM members earn PDCs for participating in our webinars. All Webinars begin at 3 pm ET.
Single webinar seat costs: $350.00 | Series (All 2021 webinars): $999.00
2021 Webinar Schedule
Sept. 29, 2021 | LGBTQ Cultural Competence | Abbott | AT&T | Wells Fargo | Accenture | Buy Now | Click here to see if your company has a subscription
Improving cultural competence between employees of different backgrounds benefits your company as a whole. This webinar is designed to help you better understand and interact effectively with members of the LGBTQ+ community. These talented and skilled individuals are often unsure of their level of acceptance within an organization and may unintentionally hold back on delivering to their full potential. By focusing on cultural competence, we’ll help you erase those barriers, facilitate inclusion within your staff and help all employees feel welcomed and valued.
Oct. 20, 2021 | Executive Diversity Council Best Practices | Sanofi | Cox | Toyota | Abbott | Buy Now | Click here to see if your company has a subscription
A good executive diversity council assists in jumpstarting and managing your company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives; a great executive diversity council serves as an integral key to your company’s overall success by connecting D&I activities to broader business-driven and results-oriented strategies. In this session, find out what works best when it comes to building and shaping your executive diversity council, and how to best structure and lead the group for greater success in your organization.
Nov. 9, 2021 | Disability Etiquette in the Workplace | Hilton | Wells Fargo | Buy Now | Click here to see if your company has a subscription
What can and can’t you say to a co-worker with a disability? What behaviors are acceptable and which should be avoided? What mistakes do managers and supervisors make most often when engaging with co-workers with disabilities — and what are they doing right that shouldn’t change? Find the answers to these questions and other hot button subjects related to disability etiquette in the workplace in this important webinar exclusive.
Nov. 17, 2021 | 2022 Top 50 Competition Survey Prep Webinar | Registration not yet open
Where do your company’s diversity and inclusion efforts rank? How well is your D&I program working out? Are you making the level of change you want — and expect — or does your organization have more work to do? The DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity survey is the ultimate assessment of diversity in corporate America. During this session, discover expert tips and advice for completing the survey along with tips on making your submission process easier. Hear directly from our data and research team who analyze and process your results. This is one webinar you don’t want to miss!
2021 Past Webinar Schedule
Jan. 20, 2021 | Performance Goals That Support Diversity & Inclusion
From recruitment and hiring to retention, promotions and overall talent readiness, diversity and inclusion goals established within your company are the key to improving the organization’s diversity program. Find out how to best establish, track and manage performance goals in this webinar dedicated to helping maximize inclusion efforts throughout your workforce.
Feb. 10, 2021 | Formal Sponsorship Program Best Practices
Take your Sponsorship program to the next level. This webinar is designed to help develop new or expand existing sponsorship programs that support high potential talent and create stronger sponsorship relationships within organizations.
Mar. 10, 2021 | Diversity Scorecards and Dashboards | Humana | Dow | Toyota
Diversity metrics are vital to accurately track and sustain results in diversity management. Learn the ins and outs of building and creating powerful scorecards; the similarities and differences between scorecards and dashboards; and how you can use both to track your diversity and inclusion metrics.
Mar. 24, 2021 | Let’s Talk Microaggressions | Dow | Accenture | Toyota | AT&T
Whether they attack race, gender, or sexuality, these verbal signs of bias can cause challenges in the workplace. Discover the microaggressions you may be using in your daily life; learn how to recognize and eliminate them; and learn ways to promote a microaggression-free environment in your workplace in this powerful, educational session.
Apr. 21, 2021 | Benefits of Inclusion in the Workplace | Sanofi | Wells Fargo | Toyota
Bringing a diverse pool of employees into your company is great, but unless those employees feel included and welcomed, retention could be a challenge. Beyond creating a positive, welcoming environment, inclusion has many benefits, including increased employee performance, retention, and financial growth. Find out how to maximize your inclusion efforts in this informative and motivational seminar.
May 13, 2021 | Pop-Up Webinar: A Case Study of ADP’s Performance and Talent Management Revolution
In this session, Alicia Faneuil, Senior Director, Global Talent Solutions, and Corina Fisher, Senior Director, Global Talent Solutions will share how ADP revolutionized its approach to talent and performance based on Marcus Buckingham’s research by providing reliable and action-oriented tools that drive business results. Find out what it means to have a strengths-based culture, learn how ADP eliminated cascaded goals and performance ratings while still maintaining pay-for-performance, as well as how ADP scrapped the 9-Box and high potential concept for a more action-oriented and predictive talent approach.
May 19, 2021 | A Conversation with Top Diversity Leaders – Part 1: Executive Men Driving Business Impact | Humana | Toyota | Novartis
Ready to connect and learn from Top Diversity Leaders? What are the biggest challenges you face as diversity professionals? What are some mistakes you’ve seen companies make — and what secrets do you wish you’d known earlier in your career? Find out the answers to these questions and more when we connect with diversity leaders from Top 50 Companies.
Jun. 23, 2021 | Inside Tips from Talent Recruiters – Land Your Next Gig | Sanofi | Wells Fargo | Toyota | Abbott
In our current virtual environment, finding a new job can be challenging — but it can be done! In this session, hear from top recruiters as they share tips and recommendations on how to stand out as a candidate, excel in the interview process, and land your next gig.
July 14, 2021 | Leading in Challenging Times: Top Diversity Leaders Discuss Their Secrets to Success in 2021 | AT&T | Wells Fargo | Abbott | Cigna
How do you lead a successful DE&I program following a global pandemic, supporting a virtual workforce, with constant calls for social change and reform? It’s definitely not easy but it can be done! In this webinar, top diversity leaders from various Top 50 companies discuss the biggest challenges they face as diversity professionals. Join us to learn more about the techniques and strategies that are working best for them today to keep them at the top of their game, and the secrets they wish they’d known earlier in their careers. Don’t miss this timely and information-packed session filled with advice for anyone working in the diversity field!
Jul. 21, 2021 | Career Advice for Women of Color | Cox | Novartis | Wells Fargo | Hilton | Abbott
From the industries where women of color are making the biggest gains to expert advice from women of color who have made it to the top of their field, this essential webinar is designed to help all women succeed. We’ll cover best practices around networking and making connections through your industry, including insight on how to surround yourself with the best allies, mentors, and sponsors. Sign up and hear advice that will help your career soar!
July 29, 2021 | Free Report Card Review hosted by Dr. Chris Parker
In this webinar, Dr. Chris Parker, DiversityInc’s director of research and data analytics, will help organizations further understand our assessment process for the Top 50 competition, as well as how to review the data from your company’s 2021 report card.
Aug. 11, 2021 | Formal Mentoring Program Best Practices | Humana | Novartis | Wells Fargo | Hilton | Accenture
Whether you’re looking for a mentor to help advance your career or you’re looking to share your wisdom and knowledge with a mentee whose career you can help to guide to new heights, this webinar is designed to aid you in your search for a formal mentoring program. Find out what you should be looking for within a successful mentoring relationship, how to build the relationship and help it grow, as well as the best practices you need to know along the way to make the most out of any mentor/mentee connection.
Aug. 25, 2021 | ERGs that Drive Business and Organizational Impact | Wells Fargo | Dow | AT&T | Humana| Cox
Today, more than 90% of Fortune 500 companies have ERGs. While this is certainly progress, many companies have yet to use these historic and powerful entities to their full potential. More than just a social network or a place to help your teams feel more included, ERGs can also be powerful tools to maximize growth and profitability and improve the success of any organization. Find out how to amplify the quality and power of your existing employee resource groups with tips and advice designed to drive business and increase your company’s impact within the marketplace.
Sept. 15, 2021 | Reducing Bias in Recruiting | Dow | Toyota | Abbott |
From first and last names to hometowns to college alma maters, looking at a resume can ignite numerous forms of unconscious bias. A phrase used in an application letter or introductory email could trigger unintentional stereotyping or prejudice. In this webinar, we’ll help you root out biases that may show up during the recruiting process with a plan to even the playing field for your future employees, ensuring that all job candidates are treated equally during the recruitment and hiring process.