Equality in the Workplace: A matter of dollars and sense


This session will go into the science behind sexism and gender inequity, how to overcome it, and why gender-balanced companies make more money. Your registration fee will include one year of access to MESH/diversity's online Diversity Intelligence Platform.

Who should attend: Management staff, HR personnel. Career Development staff, Recruiters, Talent Advisors/ Managers, People & Culture Managers

A recent study from Deloitte noted that “companies that built diversity and inclusion into their talent management had 2.3 times higher cash flow per employee, were 1.8 times more likely to be change ready and were 1.7 times more likely to be innovation leaders in their market”. The expansion of digital jobs has outstripped the economy, so demand for tech talent will continue to increase. To mitigate a talent shortage, companies need to re-evaluate systems for attracting and retaining talent. These systems need to be inclusive and diverse.

DATE August 14, 2019
TIME: 9 AM - 4 PM
COST: Members - $155
Non-members - $185
LOCATION: 435 Ellice Ave.


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Session outcomes:

The session will lay the ground work for:

  • The adoption of new engagement techniques that drive diversity and inclusion which utlitmately increases productivity, talent retention and revenue
  • Learning to engage unconscious bias in a manner that is productive and pragmatic
  • Understanding power dynamics (both organizational and social) and how they impact organizations
  • Learning how to mediate people who are either resistant, disruptive or aggressive towards change

About the presenter:

The presenter is Dr. Leeno Karumanchery, Chief Diversity Officer at MESH/diversity. Dr. Karumanchery is a sociologist with a Ph.D. focused in equity studies and 20-plus years of experience in the field of diversity and inclusion.