$25 – $30

Forum on Attracting and Retaining Diverse Talent

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Energy Innovation Center

1435 Bedford Avenue

Pittsburgh, PA 15219

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A forum on the confluence of socio-economic and community benefits and challenges that need to be addressed to attract and retain a diverse workforce for Pittsburgh to become truly competitive on the local, national and global economy. Speakers from different backgrounds will share their expertise on the economic impact of immigration in the region, the value and challenges of establishing minority workforce programs for local businesses, and recommendations for creating a diverse talent pipeline for the region.

Hear from experts such as:

  • Kate Brick, Director, State and Local Initiatives, New American Economy

  • Alison Treaster, Director of Workforce Business Engagement, Allegheny Conference on Community Development

  • Betty Cruz, Director, All for All

  • Melanie Harrington, President & CEO, Vibrant Pittsburgh

  • Larry Lebowitz, Director of Partner Development, Cohen & Grigsby, P.C.

  • Evan Frazier, Senior Vice President, Community Affairs, Highmark Health

  • Dina Clark, Head of Diversity & Inclusion – North America, Covestro, LLC

  • Representatives from Pittsburgh companies who implement diverse hiring practices. (to be confirmed/updated)

Walk away with information about:

  • Programs, policies,and practices from Pittsburgh companies who have successfully made a commitment to recruiting a diverse workforce, including minority training programs and visa sponsorships.

  • Data to support your business hiring decisions.

  • Information about Pittsburgh resources and best practices on inclusion strategies as well as attraction and retention of diverse talent.

  • Insight and legal resources for recruiting international talent already residing in the USA.

  • Current barriers to employment in Pittsburgh and recommended action steps to slow a workforce gap.

Attend panels on topics such as:

  • New American Economy's Report: The Role of Immigrants in Reviving the Great Lakes Region

  • Allegheny Conference's Inflection Point 2.0 Report- Workforce Needs and Current Barriers to Retaining Local Talent

  • Engaging Our Diverse Workforce - Inclusion & Attraction Strategies

  • From Policies to Practice: Pittsburgh Companies Share Their Experiences

*For more information please visit our event updates here: https://www.worldpittsburgh.org/event/forum-attracting-retaining-diverse-talent-local-strategies-global-world/

Group tickets receive a 15% discount. Select the "Group Discount" ticket option.


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