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Diversity & Inclusion Research Conference

New York, NY • November 7, 2019

Academics, researchers and business professionals will come together to discuss how we can leverage D&I research to create more inclusive workplaces and promote greater equality throughout society.

Thursday, November 7, 2019 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM EST

The Graduate Center, CUNY
365 Fifth Ave.
New York, NY 10016
US

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The 2nd annual Diversity & Inclusion Research Conference will be held on November 7 in New York. 

DIRC19 is a unique one-day event that brings together researchers, practitioners, and industry leaders in D&I to connect and share key findings, best practices and opportunities. The event features an incredible roster of speakers and will include other opportunities to interact with the topic of D&I including a VR experience. 

You can check out the agenda and register here: https://dirc19.splashthat.com/

All ellevate members & friends can also use this code for 25% registration: 

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Hope to see you there! 



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Full Agenda

8:30 AM  -- REGISTRATION OPENS & BREAKFAST

Grab your badge, a bite to eat and network with other attendees.

9:00 AM -- WELCOME AND OPENING REMARKS

9:30 AM -- PANEL: DISABILITY, NEURODIVERSITY & ACCESSIBILITY IN THE WORKPLACE

Moderator: Susanne Bruyère (Cornell University)
Panelists: Shiri Azenkot (Cornell University), Tiffany Jameson (Grit & Flow Inclusion Consulting), Anthony Pacilio (JPMorgan Chase)

10:15 AM -- INDIVIDUAL TALKS

Fay Cobb Payton (National Science Foundation)
Paolo Gaudiano (Aleria, ARC, QSDI)

10:45 AM -- BREAK

11:15 AM -- PANEL: THE IMPACT OF D&I ON THE ACADEMIC CAREER

Moderator: Mona Jha (Baruch College)
Panelists: Gilda Barabino (CCNY), Lisa Coleman (NYU), Marcus Lambert (Weill Cornell Medicine)

12:00 PM -- INDIVIDUAL TALKS

Frida Polli (pymetrics)
Katherine W. Phillips (Columbia University)

12:30 PM -- LUNCH

1:30 PM -- PANEL: D&I RESEARCH: FOR THE MEDIA, BY THE MEDIA

Moderator: Graciela Mochkofsky (Craig Newmark J-School, CUNY)
Panelists: Sherrell Dorsey (ThePLUG), Jason Feifer (Entrepreneur Magazine), Ruth Umoh (Forbes)

2:15 PM -- INDIVIDUAL TALKS

Allison Scott (Kapor Center for Social Impact)

2:45 PM -- PANEL: HOW CORPORATIONS ACCESS & USE D&I RESEARCH

Moderator: Lisa Magill (Aleria, ARC)
Panelists: Maureen Adolf (Financial Women's Association), Kenneth Matos (Culture Amp), Sophia Piliouras (MCCA)

3:30 PM -- BREAK

4:00 PM -- PANEL: THE ROLE OF D&I RESEARCH IN ENTREPRENEURSHIP

Moderator: R. Shane Snipes, (BMCC)
Panelists: Banu Özkazanç-Pan (Brown University), Geri Stengel (Ventureneer), Fallon Wilson (Black Tech Mecca)

4:45 PM -- INDIVIDUAL TALK

Felecia Hatcher (Blacktech Week & Code Fever)

5:05 PM -- SPECIAL PRESENTATION: FILM FORWARD

A Creative Approach to Fostering Inclusive Workplaces by Emily Best (Seed&Spark)

5:25 PM -- CLOSING REMARKS

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