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June 12, 2019 Program

Looking at our Practice with an Equity Lens

Putting Equity and Inclusion into Action

 

Sign-in:                            8 am - 8:30 am

Breakfast:                        8:15 am – 9:00 am

Program:                          9:00 a.m. – 10:00 am    

Location:                          Hilton - Biltmore Park

 

Program Description:

This interactive session will give HR professionals an opportunity to examine their company's diversity and inclusive practice, including recruitment, hiring, engagement, and retention. In today's world we know that we must be intentional  about diversifying our workforce and business relationships. But we don’t always know the steps to take. Learn about tools and resources you can use to begin, or continue your path to embedding Equity and Inclusion in your company's mission and operations.

 

Program Objectives:

1.  Take a "snapshot" of your company's current demographics & cultural norms.

2.  Learn best practices and steps to diversifying your workforce.

3.  Identify and utilize tools and resources to enhance Equity and Inclusion practices.  

 

Speaker Bio: 

Carrie Wagner is a global education consultant and training specialist. An author, speaker and photographer with 20 years of international experience, Carrie facilitates cultural learning in a variety of industries including healthcare, hospitality, and education. As International Program Training Manager for Habitat for Humanity International, Carrie facilitated training and leadership development in Africa, Asia, Latin America, Europe and North America. Carrie has lived in Uganda, South Africa, Peru, and Ecuador and has traveled to over 25 countries. With a design degree from NC State University, Carrie integrates artistic expression and critical thinking into each project. Carrie is one of 200 facilitators worldwide, certified to administer Cultural Intelligence Assessment tools. She is currently the Community Outreach Manager for MANNA FoodBank.

 

              

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Cancellation Policy: WNCHRA will refund any registration fees for a cancellation provided the cancellation occurs before the registration deadline.  The new registration deadline for all events is midnight the Monday prior to the event.

                                              

1.       2016 NC SHRM State Conference theme survey – The 2016 NC SHRM state conference planning team has identified an opportunity to re-imagine the conference theme, and would like to ask for input from the membership in developing a new theme and logo.  Please share your ideas and suggestions by completing a brief survey at  https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/8ZNFQRG by Friday, December 12th.  Results will be unveiled at a future WNC HRA in early 2015.  Thank you in advance for your feedback and support!
2.       Asheville Chamber of Commerce Homecoming Job Fair – The Asheville Chamber of Commerce will be hosting the 9th annual Homecoming Job Fair on Wednesday, January 7th, from 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM at the WNC Agricultural Center.  If your organization is interested in participating, please visit http://www.homecomingjobfair.com/ for details and registration information.
1.       2016 NC SHRM State Conference theme survey – The 2016 NC SHRM state conference planning team has identified an opportunity to re-imagine the conference theme, and would like to ask for input from the membership in developing a new theme and logo.  Please share your ideas and suggestions by completing a brief survey at  https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/8ZNFQRG by Friday, December 12th.  Results will be unveiled at a future WNC HRA in early 2015.  Thank you in advance for your feedback and support!
2.       Asheville Chamber of Commerce Homecoming Job Fair – The Asheville Chamber of Commerce will be hosting the 9th annual Homecoming Job Fair on Wednesday, January 7th, from 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM at the WNC Agricultural Center.  If your organization is interested in participating, please visit http://www.homecomingjobfair.com/ for details and registration information.
1.       2016 NC SHRM State Conference theme survey – The 2016 NC SHRM state conference planning team has identified an opportunity to re-imagine the conference theme, and would like to ask for input from the membership in developing a new theme and logo.  Please share your ideas and suggestions by completing a brief survey at  https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/8ZNFQRG by Friday, December 12th.  Results will be unveiled at a future WNC HRA in early 2015.  Thank you in advance for your feedback and support!
2.       Asheville Chamber of Commerce Homecoming Job Fair – The Asheville Chamber of Commerce will be hosting the 9th annual Homecoming Job Fair on Wednesday, January 7th, from 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM at the WNC Agricultural Center.  If your organization is interested in participating, please visit http://www.homecomingjobfair.com/ for details and registration information.

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