Juneteenth Virtual Brunch: Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Finance

The Richmond Chapter of Urban Financial Services Coalition invites influencers and leaders from across the financial services industry to the “Juneteenth Virtual Brunch: Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Finance” session on Saturday, June 19, 2021, at 11:15 am Eastern Daylight Time. 

Diversity is often perceived to be about perspective, presentation, tough conversations, and supporting inclusion.  Inclusion prompts answers about creating environments conducive to feedback, supporting diversity, and being open.  Equity was described as fairness, sameness, and valuing diversity and inclusion.  Put simply, diversity, equity and inclusion is important because people deserve better.  Your employees aren’t a facet of your business – they are your business.  Providing a more rounded, more inclusive culture for your employees is an essential first step in improving overall employee engagement.  An inclusive environment ensures equitable access to resources and opportunities for all.  An inclusive culture that leverages diverse views will be an important element in determining an organization’s success. 

This group of subject matter experts will share their insights on how Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Finance applies to their specific focus areas of expertise.

Speaker Bios:

Fred A. Bonner, II, Ed.D,

Professor and Endowed Chair & Chief Scientist/Executive Director of MACH III Center

Prairie View A&M University, Prairie View, TX

Topic of discussion: African American Males & Millennials

Marion Mallory Hibbler MS. Ed;

& Masters of Management,

Director of Support Services, Virginia Wesleyan University Norfolk, VA

Topic of discussion: 1st Generation College Students

Cynthia Tyler Ed.D; 

Instructor at Bryant Stratton College Virginia Beach, VA

Topic of discussion: Career Transitions in Midlife

Bring your favorite brunch, beverage and Lots of FUN

Date:          Saturday, June 19, 2021

Time:         11:15 am to 12:45 pm, Eastern Daylight Time

Cost:          Free

Register:   https://UFSCRichmondJuneteenth.eventbrite.com

Platform: Zoom

To learn more about UFSC, visit www.ufscnet.org

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