Are you a leader in your organization who wants to make D & I a priority in 2017 or the person responsible for implementing the program? Learn from two corporate powerhouses and a seasoned consultant on how to engage top management to embrace the change needed to successfully implement a diversity and inclusion program. It starts at the top with your executive team!

U.S. Bank and Mastercard have been recognized in the corporate world for their programs and training. They will share their successes and set-backs, along with how to get effective results. Rebecca Bernhard joins the panel to discuss the legal balance between being encouraging vs. discriminatory policies and behavior and how to teach managers the difference. Tanya Odom from the FutureWork Institute will share her experiences in working with leaders at a wide range of organizations in the effort to achieve sustainable success with their D & I programs.

Panelists Include:
Moderator: Marianne O’Bara, Partner, Dorsey & Whitney LLP
Rebecca Bernhard, Partner and Diversity Co-Chair, Dorsey & Whitney LLP
Jennie Carlson, Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer, U.S. Bank
Diane Dann, Senior Vice President, Employment Law, Mastercard
Tanya M. Odom, Director of Innovation, FutureWork Institute

5:30 p.m.-6:00 p.m.

Panel Discussion
6:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m.

Networking Reception
7:30 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

If you have questions, please contact Alessandra Composto at (212) 415-9203 or via e mail.