Diversity and Inclusion Goals Through Board Leadership

National Webcast
August 22, 2007
Why are diversity and inclusion values and goals critical to a high performing board? What are some pragmatic ways to achieve these goals and how long will this take? How does this affect recruitment, orientation, engagement and retirement of board members? Strategize about how your board can better fulfill diversity and inclusion goals – to gain value added – as a high performing board.


Topics of Discussion:
* What do diversity and inclusion mean, and what is the difference?
* How does a board value diversity during recruitment and beyond?
* How much work is needed to achieve board diversity and inclusion goals?
* Why is it important to honor diversity and inclusion – what is the value added?
Presenter:
Jennifer M. Rutledge is Partner/Vice President of Delphi Consulting Group, Inc., a multi service management consulting and training firm based in White Plains, NY, with nearly 30 years consulting experience in for-profit, public and not-for-profit sectors for both domestic and international clients. She has trained thousands of employees, managers, and the leadership of countless organizations, and served as Charter Senior Associate of BoardSource, designing their first international train-the-trainer program. Ms. Rutledge is the author of Building Board Diversity, the first major publication of its kind on the topic. Ms. Rutledge manages complex projects for organizations and serves as a technical advisor to collaboratives, alliances and associations involved in community development and planning. She has served as faculty for Fordham University, University of Virginia and University of California at Berkeley and holds a BS degree in Industrial Psychology from Michigan State University and an MBA degree from Lubin School of Business at Pace University.
Registration and Event Information:
Time: 2-3:30pm EST
Weblink: https://www.livemeeting.com/cc/lisc/join
Meeting ID: Z7RFD8
Meeting Password: attend
Meeting Role: attend
Audio Information: 866-249-5325
Audio Passcode: 955465
For more information, contact Diane Patrick and Local Initiatives Support Corporation.