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Monday, September 24 • 11:00am - 12:00pm
HireHer Panel: The Minority Majority FILLING

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Minorities will be the majority in 2050 according to the US Department of Labor. Embracing this inevitable change in how you develop content and scale your business will make companies more competitive. In order to remain innovative, industries must develop workplace cultures that value inclusion, and are supportive of diversity of thought and background. Leverage the insights of diverse leaders to take your firm to the top. While women and minorities in high-level executive positions serve as a pipeline to the underrepresented, its time to change the game significantly by increasing the presence of this group in the C-Suite and delivering products and services with mass appeal.

Key Takeaways:
1      Gain greater competitive advantage through the strategic recruitment of diverse talent and opening up the leadership pipeline to the C-Suite.
2    Get an ally and be an ally. Women and minorities can benefit from having an ally as a mentor, sponsor or coach to move beyond the mid-career level or jump start a business.
3    Profit matters. Build strategies to engage, retain, include, and train diverse talent to prepare for the realities of tomorrows minority majority.

Speakers
avatar for Eboné F. Bel

Eboné F. Bel

Editor-in-Chief, Tagg Magazine
Eboné F. Bell is the Founder and Editor-in-Chief of Tagg Magazine. Tagg is a to serving “everything lesbian, queer, and under the rainbow.” For the past three years, Tagg has been named Top LGBTQ-Owned Companies by the Washington Business Journal.  Eboné has been immersed in... Read More →
avatar for Ruth Chandler Cook

Ruth Chandler Cook

Founder & CEO, HireHer
Ruth is an entrepreneur who leads HireHer’s efforts to connect diverse talent with innovative industries faster. Through the HireHer technology and services Ruth enables employers to recruit, engage and retain diverse talent. Likewise, STEM+ talent is positioned to find a job, mentor... Read More →
avatar for Mary DePaolo Haddid

Mary DePaolo Haddid

Attorney, Helsell Fetterman LLC
Mary is a litigator from Helsell Fetterman, LLC, a 130 year old Seattle law firm.  She has practiced law for 18 years and focuses on personal injury, professional-liability, construction and employment claims at the trial and appellate level.  For the last two years, she has served... Read More →
avatar for Adam Mutschler

Adam Mutschler

Partner, Kedar Group
Adam brings a fresh approach to Organizational Transformation. With over a decade of experience in the technology and startup space, he has an excellent understanding of how teams and leaders work in the startup world. Adam has a passion for working with aspiring leaders and teams... Read More →
avatar for DeShuna Spencer

DeShuna Spencer

Founder/CEO, kweliTV,
DeShuna Spencer is the Founder/CEO of kweliTV, a video streaming network that curates undiscovered and award-winning indie films, documentaries, web series and children’s programming of the global black community; and she’s a radio host/producer of emPower Hour, a weekly social... Read More →


Monday September 24, 2018 11:00am - 12:00pm
Logan Exchange 1509 16th St NW, Washington, DC 20036

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