Inclusive Leadership Panel Discussion Series.

Presented by Stevens Leadership Portal, School of Business, Stevens Institute of Technology

Panel 1. Inclusive Conversations: Talk about Diversity to Foster Belongingness and Authenticity

This panel discussion will focus on how to have conversations about diversity that may be uncomfortable, and how to communicate effectively with a variety of stakeholders about diversity and inclusion. It provides actionable knowledge on how to enable mutual understanding, authenticity, and collective action.

Time: Friday, October 1, 11:00 am EST-12:30 pm EST

Registration link (for event and recording): Register here!

Panelists:

Bryon Wornson, Vice President of Global Health and Value, Pfizer Oncology, Pfizer
Michael Salas, Chief Information and Digital Officer, SUEZ
Lisa Mascolo, Trustee of Stevens Institute of Technology, Advisory Board Member of AArete, former executive at IBM, UnitedHealth, Optimos, and Accenture
Jason Thompson, Vice President of Diversity and Inclusion, Western Governors University; Diversity Leaders Awardee by the Profiles in Diversity Journal
Wei Zheng, Panel Moderator, Richard R. Roscitt Chair of Leadership of Stevens Institute of Technology

Panel 2. Inclusive Relationships: Build Trustful Relationships with Diverse Individuals

This panel discussion will focus on how to build relationships with others who are different from us. It provides ideas and tools for deepening awareness, expanding perspectives, and enlarging behavioral repertoire to embrace differences and build high-quality connections.  

Time: Thursday, October 21, 12:00 pm EST-1:30 pm EST

Registration link (for event and recording): Register here!

Panelists:

Mimi Yeh, Vice President of Human Capital, Connected DMV
Michael P. Miller, Senior Managing Director of Civilian Financial Services, Accenture
Sara Taylor, President, deepSEE Consulting
Theresa Torres, Chief Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer, Federal Reserve Bank of New York
Wei Zheng, Panel Moderator, Richard R. Roscitt Chair of Leadership of Stevens Institute of Technology

Panel 3: Inclusive Teams: Elevate the Well-being and Effectiveness of Diverse Teams

This panel discussion will focus on how to build high-performing and thriving teams of diverse individuals.

Time: Friday, November 12, 11:00 am EST-12:00 pm EST

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Panelists:

Nancy McGuire Choi, Executive and Leadership Advisor, former CEO of Polaris and COO of Development Gateway
Linda Singh, CEO, Kaleidoscope Affect; former Adjutant General in the US Army
Jacqueline Welch, Chief Human Resources Officer at New York Times
Wei Zheng, Panel Moderator, Richard R. Roscitt Chair of Leadership of Stevens Institute of Technology

Panel 4: Inclusive Organizations: Create an Environment for Inclusion through Policies and Practices

This panel discussion will focus on what and how organizational policies, practices, and procedures can foster an inclusive climate.  

Time: Tuesday, December 7, 12:00 pm EST -1:30 pm EST

Registration link (for event and recording): Register here!

Panelists:

Valoria Armstrong, Chief Inclusion Officer, American Water
Christine Geissler, Global Senior Vice President of Human Resources, Rickitt
Armond S. Kinsey, Chief Diversity Officer, Atlantic Health System
Wei Zheng, Panel Moderator, Richard R. Roscitt Chair of Leadership of Stevens Institute of Technology