2011 Diversity Seminar
Moving from Diversity to Inclusion
Diversity is being invited to the party.
Inclusion is being asked to dance.
June 22, 2011
1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
This interactive program, presented by Vernā Myers, Esq. and Patricia A. Hennessy, Esq. of Vernā Myers Consulting Group, will further develop participants’ awareness of diversity and inclusion issues and the whys and hows of moving from diversity to inclusion through a unified strategy.
- Key concepts of diversity and inclusion
- Value of embracing diversity and inclusion
- Elements of a successful diversity initiative and best practices
- Unconscious bias and unintentional ways that diversity issues manifest themselves
- Overcoming barriers to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace
CLE: This program has been approved for 4 hours Professional Responsibility/ Ethics Credit. Under Illinois MCLE reporting rules, these hours can also be applied as general CLE credit hours.
About the presenters: Vernā Myers Consulting Group works to make diversity a lasting reality and a creative force in the life and work of leading law firms and related organizations. Their clients are redefining how they approach their business, recognizing that mastering diversity and inclusion is essential to their success - the key to attracting, keeping and capitalizing on top talent, fostering healthy morale, and serving today's leading companies.
Barack Ferrazzano is pleased to host this complimentary program at our offices for our clients and friends. If you would like to attend, please RSVP to your BFKN attorney or Julie O’Connor at firstname.lastname@example.org.