25. You Can Play Panel Discussion

Track: 
General Session
Field of Study: 
Personal Development
CPE Credit: 
1.5
Knowledge Level: 
Overview

Tuesday, November 6, 2018
 
8:25AM-9:40AM

A panel of experts from a variety of industries will discuss important issues involving diversity in the workplace, including the prevalence of unconscious bias towards those who identify as LGBTQ, and simple steps companies and other high performing teams can take to promote an inclusive environment.

Lessons include:
Parallel challenges between diverse, high performing teams in a sports setting verse in a corporate setting, and what can be learned from one another
how to best identify and address our biases
simple steps for diverse teams to make all members feel valued and appreciated
how to spread the responsibility of being inclusive across all aspects of a company or team


SESSION SPEAKER(S)

Professional Athlete, WNBA Alanta Dream
Former Professional Hockey Player Global Business Manager , NCH Corp.
Regional Sales Manager and National LGBTQ Employee Resource Group Lead, Teva Pharmaceuticals