Organizations and institutions across the country are quickly realizing that diversity cannot be the end goal. Instead, we must develop safe, open, and inclusive environments for all to collaborate and co-exist. Through this panel discussion, you'll hear ways of how to foster honest and robust conversations surrounding systemic racism and racial equity, as well as tips on how to be more racially sensitive. Join us to hear from a knowledgeable panel:
Chris Herndon, Business Consultant, The Diversity Movement and Founder, Leadout Strategies
Danya Perry, Equitable Economic Development Director, Wake County Economic Development
Keith Pigues, Founder and CEO, Luminas Strategy
Tamara Terry, RTI Relationship Manager, North Carolina Central University
Moderated by Kristie Van Auken
About our Panel
With a passion for diversity, equity, and inclusion, our panel is made up of four top professionals in the Triangle area.
, the founder and principal of Leadout Strategies provides counsel for strategic panning, stakeholder engagement and brand strategy. He consults with The Diversity Movement, which helps organizations integrate diversity, equity, and inclusion in the core of their business.
, Director of Equitable Economic Development with WCED and Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion with the Raleigh Chamber of Commerce, supports efforts to ensure economic development in Wake County's most vulnerable communities.
, Chairman, CEO and cofounder of CulTRUE, inc. and CEO of Luminas Strategy, helps organizations make data-driven cultural shifts to improve business performance and increase employee fulfillment.
, Research Survey Scientist at RTI International, is a champion for social justice, racial and gender equity, diversity, and inclusivity within the Triangle and nationwide. She currently serves on RTI's Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Leadership Council.
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About The Power of Inclusion Series
Organizations and institutions across the country are quickly realizing that diversity cannot be the end goal. Instead, we must develop safe, open, and inclusive environments for all to collaborate and co-exist. This series highlights a specific topic of diversity, equity, and inclusion on a deeper level, giving business and community leaders additional resources to be inclusive in their everyday lives.