Voices Carry: The Power of Allies and Inclusion in the Workplace
Gen Z expects organizations to be inclusive of the diversity of their generation. But it’s not always easy because of unconscious bias and the micro-aggressions that sometimes creep into everyday conversations. This session will raise awareness of everyone’s unconscious biases, and provide solutions, including the ARC Method of communication. The presentation will practical and actionable, not theoretical.
Bernadette Smith is CEO of Equality Institute, a firm dedicated to consulting with businesses on issues of harassment and diversity and inclusion. She speaks on these topics to audiences of CEOs, associations, leadership teams and more. Bernadette is an award-winning author of three books, and her upcoming book Unassuming Assumptions, will be released later this year. She holds a BS and an MBA and her expertise has been sought after by the Today Show, New York Times, Washington Post, CNN and National Public Radio, among others.