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HBA New York presents

Making Gender Parity a Reality: Putting Words into Action

Date and time
Thursday, 24 October
05:30PM - 08:30PM EST
Event Contact
Susie Arshonsky
8. Builds relationships and teams
Event sponsor

Last year’s gender parity event demonstrated a strong business case for having a diverse talent pool. It’s clear from both academic research and personal anecdotes, that organizations with greater gender and cultural diversity out-perform those who don’t. There’s a strong desire on the part of many organizations to shift the demographics of their work-force, but many find it difficult to execute on this. And when they can find the right candidates, retaining them presents an additional challenge.

In order to significantly and sustainably improve diversity, organizations need to reform the following areas:

1) Recruiting--Where are you finding your talent--are you starting with a diverse pool? How can you look outside of the traditional box to find capable people from a wider range of backgrounds?

2) Hiring--How can you identify unconscious bias? Does your HR team have the right training to overcome their own stereotypes about different types of candidates?

3) Retaining--Are you fostering a culture of inclusion and belonging? Do you make a conscious effort to integrate the members of your team, to prevent anyone from feeling ostracized?

Special instructions: Icon Parking (561-565 Greenwich St, New York, NY 10014); Kinney Systems (8 Vandam Street, New York, NY 10014); Nearest subway stops: the 1, 2 line stop at Houston Street or A, C, E Spring Street

05:30PM-06:30PM     Registration and networking
06:30PM-06:45PM     Welcome and introductions
06:45PM-07:45PM     Panel discussion
07:45PM-08:00PM     Q&A and Closing remarks
08:00PM-08:30PM     Continued networking

Registration information
Event is open to: HBA members and nonmembers
Online registration deadline: 22 October 2019
Onsite (walk-in) registration: Is NOT allowed

This event is refundable, requests must be submitted in writing to by 15 October 2019.

Featured speakers

Stephen  Brengle
Korn Ferry
Jackie  Glenn
Founder and Principal
Glenn Diversity Inclusion & HR Solutions
Michelle  Hoiseth
Chief Data Officer and Corporate VP
Jackie  Kent
Executive Vice President, Head of Product
Erin  Krolikiewicz
Head of Talent Scouting, US Pharma
Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation
Dan  Manea
Head, Human Resources
Novartis Oncology - Novartis Pharmaceutical Corporation
Rochelle  Rosato
Head of Global Diversity, Equity & Belonging/Employee Engagement
Gail  Rybski
VP and Global Head Diversity & Inclusion Oncology
Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation
Learning Objectives
1. Apply lessons from industry leaders to recruiting and retaining a more diverse workforce
2. Identify and challenge some of your own unconscious biases
3. Skillfully communicate with peers about how to foster an optimal environment for both employees and clients

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 Price LevelRegular
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Registration: Regular Registration

 Member - Euro€31.00
 Non-Member - Euro€44.00
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 Member - Euro€31.00
 Non-Member - Euro€45.00
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