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Diversity & Inclusion Symposium

  • 06 Dec 2019
  • 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • Bill Moore Student Success Center, Georgia Institute of Technology, 225 N Ave NW, Atlanta, GA 30332

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  • Includes lunch and parking
  • Includes lunch and parking
  • Includes lunch and parking
  • Includes lunch and parking
  • Includes lunch and parking

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AGENDA:

9:00-9:30 AM    REGISTRATION AND NETWORKING

9:30 AM    WELCOME REMARKS from GACE President, Dr. Roslyn Brown
Director, Career Development at Georgia Gwinnett College

9:45 AM    KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Brian D. Barton 
Breaking the lineup: When just being on the team is not enough
Brian D. Barton's personal mission is to determine purpose in all of his endeavors, pursue passions, and demonstrate integrity in his life. His story from college to professional leagues and today’s entrepreneurial and author experiences, will provide an inspirational inside of a man with a dream in a diverse but singular society.

11:00 AM BREAKOUT SESSION: Dauda Griffin, MD
The Impact of Diversity and Inclusion in The Workhouse and Schoolhouse
Schoolhouse: Prioritizing diversity and inclusion in higher education provides advancement opportunity for underrepresented communities. Exposure to diverse backgrounds and perspectives improves academic achievement for students of all backgrounds, including critical thinking skills and academic self-confidence.
Workhouse: To build and sustain an increasingly diverse teams, organizations needs to adopt more inclusive behaviors. Fostering the psychological safety environment might increase productivity and trust.
Dr. Dauda Griffin will provide a psychological view on these topics and his experiences working with a diverse population, as a professional, faculty, and a leader in the corporate world.

12-12:45 PM    NETWORKING LUNCH

1:00 PM BREAKOUT SESSION: Sandy Mollett
Person-to-person a Diversity & Inclusion Report.
5 Panelists, One Speaker, your conclusions

Thrive, grow and be ourselves as part of a community, work place, school, and family is everyone’s dream. How we can achieve and fulfill these dream is a story that Sandy Mollett will share, direct and bring to reality through 5 members from our communities. This is an exciting experience between a concepts and realities.

2-2:45 PM    CLOSING REMARKS AND CONCLUSION OF PROGRAM


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