One Culture DEI Conference

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One Culture DEI Conference

The conference is a premier event focused on diversity, equity, belonging, accessibility, and talent development and management.

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Meydenbauer Center 11100 Northeast 6th Street Bellevue, WA 98004

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  • 1 day 7 hours
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Join us for the One Culture DEI Conference on April 17 & 18, 2023, at Meydenbauer Center in Bellevue, WA, from 9:30am to 4:30pm.

The conference is a premier event focused on diversity, equity, belonging, accessibility, and talent development and management. Attendees will learn the latest DEI strategy, concepts, and research from experts in various industries. Best practices and actionable strategies are embedded in the information and solutions to be shared by 20+ thought leaders.

The One Culture DEI Conference provides a practical value: an opportunity to learn about challenges and successes when implementing concrete DEI initiatives and ideas that will help you make real progress—not only in the workplace, but also in your community.

I hope you will join us as we reflect, challenge the status quo, and commit to the real transformation of becoming One Culture.

Breakout Sessions

  • A Matter of Pride: LBGTQ+ Inclusion and Allyship | Gary Hale & Laura Southard
  • Building Better: Inclusive Engineering and Construction Services | Karen Dove & Aaron Wofford-Miles
  • Advancing Racial Equity in Healthcare | Dr. Paula L. Houston, Dr. Brian Sung & Edward E. Leonard II MD, FACP
  • Champions for Justice: Advancing DEI Practice in Philanthropy | Nekya Johnson, Michelle Y. Merriweather & Josalyn P. Ford, MPA
  • Ensuring Educational Equity and Efficiency | Dr. Joelle Pretty, Dr. Maria Paula McPherson & Vincent Daniel Perez, MPA
  • Human Rights, Social Justice, and the Law | Lu Jiang, Craig Sims & Ziad Youssef
  • Racial Equity in Financial Services | Shelia Winston, Sulayman Nyang & Tisha Held
  • The Importance of Supplier Diversity Programs | Randy Massengale, Fernando Martinez & Tim Wang
  • The Power of Neurodiversity and (Dis)Ability in the Workplace | Chisa O’Quinn, Karen Williams & Ashlea Elliott
  • The Fight for Social Equity and Environmental Justice | Nayiri Haroutunian & Christopher Peguero

Plenary Sessions

  • ERG: Value or Silo? | Tisha Held & Gary Hale
  • Talent Acquisition, Coaching, and Mentoring | Kabri Lehrman-Schmid & Joe Williams
  • The Culture of Care | Shatoyia Moss
  • Whiteness at Work | Desiree Adaway
  • Miriam’s Awkward Conversations | Miriame Cherbib

Keynote Speakers

  • Alida Miranda-Wolff | Cultures of Belonging: Building Inclusive Organizations That Last
  • Kimberly Harden | The Allyship Challenge: How to Move Beyond Performative Allyship and Become a Genuine Accomplice

Hotels & Travel

For those traveling to be with us, we have a special rate at the Courtyard Seattle Bellevue/Downtown for $209 USD per night