Webinar Schedule

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  • Executive presenters from the DiversityInc Top 50
  • Data and metrics about diversity in business you can’t get anywhere else
  • Opportunities to ask DiversityInc Top 50 executives questions live during the presentation
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2023 Webinar Schedule

Mar. 22, 2023 | The Impact of Workplace Trauma and How to Heal from It  
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In this upcoming webinar, DiversityInc will address the negative impact of workplace trauma, which can stem from various factors such as microaggressions, implicit bias in hiring, mismanagement, or discrimination. Our expert panel, who have direct experience with workplace trauma, will share their insights on how to heal from it and prevent it through improved workplace practices. Join us to better understand workplace trauma and learn practical strategies for promoting a healthier work environment.

Join us to better understand workplace trauma and learn practical strategies for promoting a healthier work environment.

Key takeaways:

  • Learn the signs of trauma and understand how it impacts productivity and decision-making in the workplace
  • Understand best practices for helping people recover and move on from racial trauma in the workplace
  • Identify workplace practices from Top 50 Companies for Diversity that will help your company minimize your employees’ exposure to trauma

Apr. 19, 2023 | Instilling Gender-Neutral Practices in the Workplace
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The fluidity of gender is something that has been reflected in the adoption of pronouns and evolving workplace policies. As employers look to develop inclusive practices, instilling a culture that is inclusive of non-binary, transgender and other members of the LGBTQ+ community is a central component to those efforts. In this webinar, DiversityInc sits down with experts who have put gender-neutral practices in place to drive a sense of belonging in their organizations.

Key takeaways:

  • Set goals for gender-neutral practices by identifying areas of opportunity
  • Set a tone for inclusivity by understanding how gender-neutral practices impact workplace culture
  • Go beyond pronouns by examining workplace practices and policies that impact members of the LGBTQ+ community

May 17, 2023 | How to Help Employees Living with PTSD Feel Safe in the Workplace
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Around 6% of the U.S. population, or roughly 12 million adults, is living with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). This can show up in workplace behaviors in a variety of ways that can impact how someone interacts with their teammates or gets their work done. It’s important to develop benefit structures and workplace practices that can help employees with PTSD experience a sense of physical and psychological safety in the workplace and ensure that they feel comfortable bringing their authentic selves to work each day.

Key takeaways:

  • Understand the effects PTSD has on a person’s ability to work and engage with their colleagues
  • Learn how to identify symptoms of PTSD and engage employees living with PTSD about their needs
  • Develop strategies to help employees with PTSD thrive in the workplace and gain access to the resources they need for success

Jun. 14, 2023 | The Key to Successfully Onboarding LGBTQ+ Employees
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Onboarding is a key moment in the talent acquisition process as well as the employee lifecycle as it sets a tone for the experience to come and plays an important role in creating a sense of psychological safety necessary for new hires to self ID. For LGBTQ+ employees, this can also be an important moment for understanding how the company supports that community and how inclusive the organization’s benefit structures are. 

Key takeaways:

  • Develop better talent acquisition processes that ultimately drive retention and positive employee experience
  • Improve your understanding of the LGBTQ+ employee experience and how onboarding sets the organization up for retention of LGBTQ+ employees
  • Learn how to engage new hires around their specific needs in a way that helps develop the psychological safety necessary for self ID

Jun. 28, 2023 | Transitions at Work: How to Support Transgender Employees
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Transitioning while remaining at work can expose employees to microaggressions and other uncomfortable interactions. The support of the organization is something many transgender employees value and remember. In this webinar, we’ll chat with panelists who will share how their companies look to support trans employees no matter where they are in their personal journey.

Key takeaways:

  • Learn how your organization can better support trans employees
  • Develop strategies tailored to the employee’s needs and wants
  • Instill a culture of acceptance and inclusion where trans employees feel psychologically, physically and emotionally safe

Jul. 19, 2023 | Building Your Personal Board of Directors
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For diverse employees looking to push themselves and pursue new opportunities within the business, having sponsors, mentors, allies and managers focused on their development is crucial to fueling their ambitions. People across these different roles form what is sometimes referred to as a personal Board of Directors and play a vital role in the professional development of high potential talent. In this session, we’ll take a career advice approach to developing a personal Board of Directors with insight from people who have started that journey for themselves.

Key Takeaways:

  • Learn new ways to approach building relationships with potential mentors, sponsors and allies
  • Develop a strategy for building a personal Board of Directors that guides you toward your career goals
  • Hear the perspective of people who have started this journey for themselves

Aug. 16, 2023 | Best Practices for Tier 2 Supplier Diversity Programs
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Looking at the characteristics of the Top Companies for Supplier Diversity, this session will examine practices that drive the success of Tier 2 supplier diversity programs. Attendees will hear from supplier diversity professionals who have identified the most effective metrics for success, reporting and executive buy-in as well as bringing suppliers in line with company standards.

Key takeaways:

  • Learn metrics leading companies are using to build their tier 2 supplier diversity programs
  • Understand the importance of tier 2 supplier diversity within the supplier ecosystem and how to effectively build a tier 2 program
  • Gain insights from leading companies on tier 2 supplier diversity practices

Sept. 13, 2023 | Hidden Disabilities in the Workplace
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Around 10% of the U.S. population is living with a hidden or invisible disability. In many cases, this may impact how that person works or experiences certain situations that may arise in the workplace. In this session, we’ll talk with disability advocates and experts about how to engage employees with hidden disabilities about their needs and experiences.

Key takeaways:

  • Learn about the variety of hidden disabilities and how they impact employees at work
  • Gain insights on how to engage people with hidden disabilities around their needs
  • Improve the employee experience for people with hidden disabilities

Oct. 11, 2023 | Disability Allyship: Prioritizing Disability Like Other Segments of DEI
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People with disabilities are continually underrepresented in the workforce and are not prioritized the same as other diversity segments. To change this, organizations need leadership to buy into disability allyship the same way they have with other groups and for allies to step forward to help drive changes in talent development and management of people with disabilities. In this session, we’ll speak with organizations and experts who have moved the needle on how people with disabilities are recruited, promoted and retained within their organizations.

Key takeaways:

  • Gain insights on the current state of disability employment and the challenges people with disabilities face from a talent development and management perspective
  • Learn best practices for recruiting, retaining and promoting people with disabilities
  • Understand the frameworks put in place by the Top Companies for People with Disabilities

Oct. 25, 2023 | Keys to Successful ERG Structure, Retention and Recruitment
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Workforce participation in ERGs is increasing at many companies, leading to new ways of structuring these groups and recruiting or retaining talent to serve a specific community’s interests within the organization. How ERGs plug into talent programs and fuel the organization’s inclusion initiatives is key to an organization’s employer brand and ability to innovate across the areas of talent development, mentorship, sponsorship and philanthropy.

Key takeaways:

  • Understand the impact your ERGs have on talent programs
  • Learn how leading companies structure their ERGs
  • Develop new strategies for leveraging ERGs to fuel business outcomes

Nov. 15, 2023 | There’s No Such Thing as Easy ESG: Identifying Goals and Priorities for the Corporate Conscience
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ESG has been one of the top buzzwords in corporate culture over the last two years, but how are organizations performing against the ESG goals they’ve set for themselves? In this session, we’ll look at the how and why behind how organizations have identified their ESG goals and how they’ve prioritized to improve how their organizations perform as corporate citizens.

Key takeaways:

  • Develop strategies for identifying ESG priorities and goal setting
  • Learn how Top Companies for ESG are driving accountability and performance within their organizations
  • Create strategies that can help your organization improve performance around ESG goals and initiatives

Nov. 29, 2023 | Developing Effective Volunteer Programs for Employees
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An increasingly socially conscious workforce wants to feel supported in their own efforts to improve society whether that’s in their day job or in their personal efforts to volunteer or give to charity. Volunteer programs are one way employers can effectively do this and improve their overall philanthropic footprint. In this session, we’ll chat with Top Companies for Philanthropy to understand how they’ve structured their programs for employees to make the most of what’s offered.

Key takeaways:

  • Hear from Top Companies for Philanthropy about how they structure volunteer programs
  • Understand the impact volunteer programs have on employee experience and engagement
  • Learn best practices for launching volunteer programs from the ground up

De. 13, 2023 | Traits of Successful Diversity Councils and How They Drive DEI Strategy
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Using data from the Top 50 Companies for Diversity survey, we’ll examine the characteristics of companies who have best-in-class diversity councils including how they’re structured and how they plug into the larger strategy of the business. Attendees will hear from leaders who serve on diversity councils about how those groups drive DEI strategy and goals.

Key takeaways:

  • Learn how leading organizations structure their diversity councils
  • Understand the purpose and goals of diversity councils
  • Gain insights into how diversity councils can drive performance, goal setting and communication of DEI goals across the organization

2023 Past Webinar Schedule

Jan. 11, 2023 | Tips for Completing the DiversityInc Top 50 Survey | Login to watch recording

Where do your company’s diversity and inclusion efforts rank? How well is your D&I program working out? Are you creating the level of change you want — and expect — or does your organization have more work to do? Take our Top 50 survey and find out if your company is truly as diverse and inclusive as you think.  

Feb. 8, 2023 | Tips for Completing the DiversityInc Top 50 Survey | Login to watch recording

Where do your company’s diversity and inclusion efforts rank? How well is your D&I program working out? Are you creating the level of change you want — and expect — or does your organization have more work to do? Take our Top 50 survey and find out if your company is truly as diverse and inclusive as you think.  

2022 Past Webinar Schedule

Mar. 23, 2022 | Best in Class: Performance Coaching & Mentoring  | Login to watch recording

We can make our organizations and programs more inclusive with a growth mindset and enhance relationships among staff, mentors and mentees. 

Losing well trained employees costs significant time and money. Organizations that implement a mentoring culture have an easier time attracting and retaining strong talent, as potential and current employees feel optimistic about their chances to learn and grow. Strong mentorship programs consider and reflect an organization’s culture and goals and work to make sure mentor relationships are a two-way street.

Apr. 20, 2022 | How to Recognize and Respond to Microaggressions | Jefferson Health | BASF | Abbott | Login to watch recording

Learn the strategies you need to understand, recognize and interrupt microaggressions, all in one place. Microaggressions happen every single day — and you may not even realize it. They can come in the form of a verbal insult, a nonverbal snub, or a poorly thought-out joke.

This webinar focuses on the impact of microaggressions on the culture of an organization. Participants will explore the role of microaggressions in hindering organizations from creating inclusive environments and negatively impacting individuals and the culture as a whole. This experience will expand participants’ understanding of microaggressions, learn how to identify them, respond appropriately and develop empathy for others.

May 18, 2022 | Mental Health: Redefining Well-Being in the Workplace | Dow | Wells Fargo | Jefferson Health | KeyBank | Login to watch recording

May is Mental Health Awareness Month. For employers, failing to support people with chronic conditions and those struggling with mental health means missing out on the full potential that employees have to offer.

The pandemic has brought mental health to the forefront of awareness. Employees now expect employers to provide resources to help them improve their mental health and appreciate when they do so.

Jun. 2, 2022 | 2022 Top 50 Report Card Review | DiversityInc Data Team | Login to watch recording

Jun. 15, 2022 | LGBTQ Cultural Competence: Representation Matters |  Abbott | Kaiser Permanente |  KPMG | Login to watch recording

June may be Pride Month, but supporting LGBTQ employees and partners should be a year-round effort. Inclusive leadership begins with recognizing and valuing all aspects of identity. Join us to learn how inclusive leaders can create environments where all employees can thrive. In this webinar, we’ll look at how you can show up for these employees to provide the support and sense of belonging they deserve — no matter what time of year it is.

Jul. 20, 2022 | ERGs as a Career Development Engine for All | Cigna | Kaiser Permanente | ADP | Login to watch recording

Are you struggling to engage with your employee resource group (ERG) members during these socially-distanced modes of working and living? Learn how to combat the current pandemic-related challenges that add stress and burden to your ERG members and leaders.

ERGs are a strategic business resource an organization can utilize to address cultural challenges. Many companies have ERG programs to empower and support community groups within their organization, successfully driving results, building relationships and contributing to professional development.

Nov. 16, 2022 | Creating an Inclusive Workplace During the Holidays | SAIC | Sanofi | Login to watch recording

Diversity leads to better decision-making, more innovative teams and a more culturally sensitive and engaged workforce — all factors that improve a company’s morale and bottom line.

Nov. 30, 2022 | Mind the Gap:Pay Equity | AT&T | Mastercard | Login to watch recording

Pay equity continues to be a top concern for HR professionals. In the past couple of years, federal, state and local legislators have ramped up requirements for employers to address the pay gap between men and women and between white and minority employees.

Additionally, workers now are well aware of how much they’re worth in the market, as they have more access to salary information than ever before.

Dec. 7, 2022 | Measuring Matters: Diversity Tracking & Technology | AT&T |  Cox Communications | Login to watch recording

How can diversity professionals ensure the programs they implement are effective? Diversity and inclusion metrics are used to identify risk areas, prioritize initiatives, set targets and other program goals, assign accountability, and measure the impact of initiatives.

In this webinar, you will learn the keys to diversity-management success by measuring diversity metrics and best practices such as employee-resource-group membership, mentoring participation, philanthropy to multicultural organizations and supplier diversity.

Dec. 14, 2022 | 2023 Top 50 Competition Prep | Abbott | Login to watch recording

Where do your company’s diversity and inclusion efforts rank? How well is your D&I program working out? Are you creating the level of change you want — and expect — or does your organization have more work to do? Take our Top 50 survey and find out if your company is truly as diverse and inclusive as you think.

2021 Past Webinar Schedule

Jan. 20, 2021 | Performance Goals That Support Diversity & Inclusion | Login to watch recording

From recruitment and hiring to retention, promotions and overall talent readiness, diversity and inclusion goals established within your company are the key to improving the organization’s diversity program. Find out how to best establish, track and manage performance goals in this webinar dedicated to helping maximize inclusion efforts throughout your workforce.

Feb. 10, 2021 | Formal Sponsorship Program Best Practices | Login to watch recording

Take your Sponsorship program to the next level. This webinar is designed to help develop new or expand existing sponsorship programs that support high potential talent and create stronger sponsorship relationships within organizations.

Mar. 10, 2021 | Diversity Scorecards and Dashboards| Humana | Dow | Toyota | Login to watch recording

Diversity metrics are vital to accurately track and sustain results in diversity management. Learn the ins and outs of building and creating powerful scorecards; the similarities and differences between scorecards and dashboards; and how you can use both to track your diversity and inclusion metrics.

Mar. 24, 2021 | Let’s Talk Microaggressions| Dow | Accenture | Toyota | AT&T | Login to watch recording

Whether they attack race, gender or sexuality, these verbal signs of bias can cause challenges in the workplace. Discover the microaggressions you may be using in your daily life; learn how to recognize and eliminate them; and learn ways to promote a microaggression-free environment in your workplace in this powerful, educational session.

Apr. 21, 2021 | Benefits of Inclusion in the Workplace | Sanofi | Wells Fargo | Toyota |  Login to watch recording

Bringing a diverse pool of employees into your company is great, but unless those employees feel included and welcomed, retention could be a challenge. Beyond creating a positive, welcoming environment, inclusion has many benefits, including increased employee performance, retention and financial growth. Find out how to maximize your inclusion efforts in this informative and motivational seminar.

May 13, 2021 | Pop-Up Webinar: A Case Study of ADP’s Performance and Talent Management Revolution | Login to watch recording

In this session, Alicia Faneuil, Senior Director, Global Talent Solutions, and Corina Fisher, Senior Director, Global Talent Solutions will share how ADP revolutionized its approach to talent and performance based on Marcus Buckingham’s research by providing reliable and action-oriented tools that drive business results. Find out what it means to have a strengths-based culture, learn how ADP eliminated cascaded goals and performance ratings while still maintaining pay-for-performance, as well as how ADP scrapped the 9-Box and high potential concept for a more action-oriented and predictive talent approach.

May 19, 2021 | A Conversation with Top Diversity Leaders Part 1: Executive Men Driving Business Impact  | Humana | Toyota | Novartis | Login to watch recording

Ready to connect and learn from Top Diversity Leaders? What are the biggest challenges you face as diversity professionals? What are some mistakes you’ve seen companies make – and what secrets do you wish you’d known earlier in your career? Find out the answers to these questions and more when we connect with diversity leaders from Top 50 Companies.

Jun. 23, 2021 | Inside Tips from Talent Recruiters – Land Your Next Gig | Sanofi | Wells Fargo | Toyota | Abbott | Login to watch recording

In our current virtual environment, finding a new job can be challenging – but it can be done! In this session, hear from top recruiters as they share tips and recommendations on how to stand out as a candidate, excel in the interview process, and land your next gig.

July 14, 2021 | Leading in Challenging Times: Top Diversity Leaders Discuss Their Secrets to Success in 2021 | AT&T | Wells Fargo | Abbott | Cigna | Login to watch recording

How do you lead a successful DE&I program following a global pandemic, supporting a virtual workforce, with constant calls for social change and reform? It’s definitely not easy but it can be done! In this webinar, top diversity leaders from various Top 50 companies discuss the biggest challenges they face as diversity professionals.  Join us to learn more about the techniques and strategies that are working best for them today to keep them at the top of their game, and the secrets they wish they’d known earlier in their careers. Don’t miss this timely and information-packed session filled with advice for anyone working in the diversity field!

Jul. 21, 2021 | Career Advice for Women of Color | Cox | Novartis | Wells Fargo | Hilton | Abbott | Login to watch recording

From the industries where women of color are making the biggest gains to expert advice from women of color who have made it to the top of their field, this essential webinar is designed to help all women succeed. We’ll cover best practices around networking and making connections through your industry, including insight on how to surround yourself with the best allies, mentors and sponsors. Sign up and hear advice that will help your career soar!

July 29, 2021 | Free Report Card Review hosted by Dr. Chris Parker 

In this webinar, Dr. Chris Parker, DiversityInc’s director of research and data analytics, will help organizations further understand our assessment process for the Top 50 competition, as well as how to review the data from your company’s 2021 report card.

Aug. 11, 2021 | Formal Mentoring Program Best Practices | Humana | Novartis | Wells Fargo | Hilton | Accenture | Login to watch recording

Whether you’re looking for a mentor to help advance your career or you’re looking to share your wisdom and knowledge with a mentee whose career you can help to guide to new heights, this webinar is designed to aid you in your search for a formal mentoring program. Find out what you should be looking for within a successful mentoring relationship, how to build the relationship and help it grow, as well as the best practices you need to know along the way to make the most out of any mentor/mentee connection.

Aug. 25, 2021 | ERGs that Drive Business and Organizational Impact | Dow | Wells Fargo | AT&T | Humana | Cox | Login to watch recording

Today, more than 90% of Fortune 500 companies have ERGs. While this is certainly progress, many companies have yet to use these historic and powerful entities to their full potential. More than just a social network or a place to help your teams feel more included, ERGs can also be powerful tools to maximize growth and profitability and improve the success of any organization. Find out how to amplify the quality and power of your existing employee resource groups with tips and advice designed to drive business and increase your company’s impact within the marketplace.

Sept. 15, 2021 | Reducing Bias in Recruiting | Dow | ToyotaAbbott | Login to watch recording

From first and last names to hometowns to college alma maters, looking at a resume can ignite numerous forms of unconscious bias. A phrase used in an application letter or introductory email could trigger unintentional stereotyping or prejudice. In this webinar, we’ll help you root out biases that may show up during the recruiting process with a plan to even the playing field for your future employees, ensuring that all job candidates are treated equally during the recruitment and hiring process.

Sept. 29, 2021 | LGBTQ Cultural Competence | Abbott | Accenture | AT&T | Wells Fargo | Login to watch recording

Improving cultural competence between employees of different backgrounds benefits your company as a whole. This webinar is designed to help you better understand and interact effectively with members of the LGBTQ+ community. These talented and skilled individuals are often unsure of their level of acceptance within an organization and may unintentionally hold back on delivering to their full potential. By focusing on cultural competence, we’ll help you erase those barriers, facilitate inclusion within your staff and help all employees feel welcomed and valued.

Oct. 20, 2021 | Executive Diversity Council Best Practices | Sanofi | Cox | Toyota | Abbott | Login to watch recording

A good executive diversity council assists in jumpstarting and managing your company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives; a great executive diversity council serves as an integral key to your company’s overall success by connecting D&I activities to broader business-driven and results-oriented strategies. In this session, find out what works best when it comes to building and shaping your executive diversity council, and how to best structure and lead the group for greater success in your organization.

Nov. 9, 2021 | Disability Etiquette in the Workplace | Hilton | Wells Fargo | Toyota | Login to watch recording

What can and can’t you say to a co-worker with a disability? What behaviors are acceptable and which should be avoided? What mistakes do managers and supervisors make most often when engaging with co-workers with disabilities – and what are they doing right that shouldn’t change? Find the answers to these questions and other hot button subjects related to disability etiquette in the workplace in this important webinar exclusive.

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