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Diverse by Design: A Conversation Series on Building Diversity in the Workforce
March 29, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 5:30 pm
On March 29, Diverse by Design comes to Kansas City, and the National Society of Black Engineers’ 43rd Annual Convention. This third event in the national conversation series will center around the theme of Engineering Diversity. Together with industry thought leaders, the half-day session will deliver best practices for businesses to more effectively attract, develop, and retain a strong, balanced and inclusive workforce. Diverse by Design is hosted by Per Scholas and the Information Technology Senior Management Forum (ITSMF).
Over the course of the conversation, corporate executives, hiring managers, recruiters and industry leaders will examine the challenges tied to building diversity in the workplace, and they’ll hear from a broad range of experts on what’s working in talent development, recruitment and retention to drive meaningful progress.
The event will feature ignite presentations, a keynote conversation, and an interactive panel discussion beginning at 1 p.m. CST. The conversations will continue into a networking reception from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. CST. All Diverse by Design attendees will receive VIP seating accommodations for the General Assembly session at NSBE’s Annual Convention beginning at 6 p.m.
For more information or to register, click here. If you are already a registered guest for the NSBE convention, you must still register through this link to ensure your seat reservation.