Diversity in Leadership: Moving the Dial

When:  Aug 9, 2022
Associated with  AFP FL, Southwest Chapter

August 9, 2022
Michael's On East
Doors Open at 11:30 | Program Noon to 1


Diversity in Leadership:
Moving the Dial

Deborah Hawkes, PhD, MBA
Executive Vice President/COO
CAN Community Health

• The C-Suite Matters – Exemplifying Diversity from the Top Down
• Organizations must strategize to ensure representation from the top down
• Executive structure should mimic organizational messaging regarding inequities
• Executive composition matters to the
• Creating a Strategic Talent Pipeline and Retention
• Use Tools That Support Equitable Recruitment
• Prioritize involvement in minority institutions
• Create an inclusive company culture and work environment
• Building Accountability for Diversity Metrics
• Connect the Diversity Strategy with the Strategic Plan
• Cascade Diversity goals and objectives throughout the organization
• Incorporate Diversity into Performance Appraisals for all people managers
• Understanding and Addressing Behavior Bias
• Educate the organization on bias in the workplace
• Invite subject-matter experts to conduct training and development on the topic
• Include role plays as part of learning and building capability and competence among the workforce


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