The inaugural Inclusive Innovation Leadership Conference is a one day conference dedicated to empowering young underrepresented professionals to shatter the glass ceiling in the innovation industry.
Our mission is to develop high performing diverse talent by helping them build their executive presence. By investing in our leaders today, we will not only improve retention rates across Boston but we will also be building a more inclusive group of leaders prime for management level positions in the innovation economy by 2020.
Attendees will hear from trendsetters who are changing the industry with their brands and creative ideas. You will connect with leading product managers, engineers, founders, influencers, and brands, all of whom are shaping and co-creating a new culture in the innovation economy.
Agenda Topics and Succinct Descriptions
Agenda Topic: Best Practices from Inclusive Companies: A Look at Company Methods that Successfully Enact Workplace Diversity
Some companies have notably used inclusivity to their competitive advantage. This session will demonstrate some practical methods these companies have employed to recognize and recruit diverse talent.
Agenda Topic: Breaking Barriers: Creating Career Paths in the Innovation Industry
In a non-diverse workplace, underrepresented talent often struggles to find the road to higher-level career opportunities. This session will provide effective tools and strategies for charting your own path in the innovation economy.
Agenda Topic: The Perfect Match: Positions that Fit your Strengths and Passions
Not all work responsibilities bring out the best leadership strengths and interests in a young professional. Find out which kinds of positions would be most fitting for your personality type and ignite your personal passions.
Agenda Topic: Using Your Diversity to Your Advantage: Ways to Stand Out in Your Workplace
- In this session, attendees will learn how bringing their ethnic, linguistic, and cultural assets to the workplace can enhance their impact in the Innovation Economy.
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