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Event Date Tue Sep 21 EDT - Fri Sep 24 EDT (about 1 month ago)
Location Virtual Event
Region Americas

In today’s business environment—disrupted by continuous change and the upheaval brought about by the COVID pandemic—leaders must be agile enough to meet current business challenges, and yet provide a stable and secure working environment for their members.

Join Us! Learn how your ERGs can continue to enhance your company’s strategy, performance, culture, and return on investment (ROI).

Who Attends the Annual ERG Summit?
• Leaders of employee resource groups
• HR staff involved with the group
• Executive sponsors and managers working with ERGs
• Other members of the HR and OD community who are involved in diversity and inclusion efforts–including, but not limited to employee resource group initiatives

Program Highlights
• Sessions scheduled to fit your work day. Kick-off presentations, Lunch keynotes and workshops
• Each ERG team will walk away with a new initiative to implement
• Learn from 2021 Diversity Impact Award winners—share ideas and best practices with award winners and other ERGs via virtual booths
• Learn how to gain the benefits of allies, understand intersectionality, disrupt bias, advance your organizational structure to evolve during these turbulent times
• This week-long online event will feature a deep dive into a virtual ideation process
• Morning challenges: ERG leaders work together—Plus more!
• Take the data challenge with your own ERGs; learn how to use your data to drive high impact
• Data-driven event—learn from Diversity Impact Award data and Dr. Welbourne’s ongoing ERG research
• Learn from new research focused on the work ERGs are doing to help during the pandemic
• This virtual event mirrors learning modules used in prior ERG Leadership Summits


2021 Speaker

Jonathan Ashong-Lamptey
Author of The Element of Inclusion Podcast, Element of Inclusion

Pamela Butler
DEI Advisor, U.S. Department of Defense (DOD)

Julie Ea
Social Responsibility Co-Lead, Asian Leaders Alliance (ALA)

Anna Ettin
Senior Employee Resource & Inclusion Leader, Amazon

Erica Fletcher
Globah Head of Diversity and Inclusion, Hiscox

Geoffery Garrett
Dean, Marshall School of Business, University of Southern California

Dionna Gavin
Director of Diversity and Inclusion, Froedtert & Medical College of Wisconsin

Justin Hastings
Chief Human Resources Officer, Experian North America

Cile Johnson
Chief Business Officer, Talent Dimensions

David Kim
Vice President, Global Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, Zendesk

Wil Lewis
Chief Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Officer, Experian

Beth Miller, Beth Miller
Diversity & Inclusion Program Manager, HP

Heather Morgado
Associate Director - Diversity, Inclusion, Culture & Engagement, Boehringer Ingelheim

Michael Nobleza
Founder & Executive Director

Gino Ramos
Senior Manager, Equality Programs, Salesforce

Joseph Santana
Podcast Creator and Host, ERG PowerTalk

Franklin Shen
ERG Committee of the Asian Leaders Alliance and Director of Clinical Operations, Tembo Health

Meida Surya
DEI Strategist, Crescendo DEI

Tayce Taylor
Manager, Global Marketing, L’Oréal

Eli Weiss
Manager, Equity and Belonging, ZillowGroup

Theresa M. Welbourne
Affiliated Senior Research Scientist, Center for Effective Organizations

Sponsors & Partners

2021 Sponsors

• nationalgrid
• American Airline
• hp
• Zillow
• epulse
• natiowide
• zendesk
• amazon
• Erie Insurance
• Northwestern Mutual
• experian
• The Clorox Company
• Fidelity
• Spectrum Health
• Godaddy
• MD Anderson