Diversity & Inclusion and Men
This 3-part KnowlEdge Series will explore the increased focus on white men, men of color, working dads and other populations that have not traditionally been part of D&I’s agenda. Join Chuck Shelton, author of Leadership 101 for White Men, Chris Brassell of PricewaterhouseCoopers and Dr. David Thomas from Harvard Business School as they discuss the current best practices for developing and managing innovative and effective D&I programs that engage and support men in the organization.
Audience: This Knowledge Series is aimed at a cross-functional audience, including Diversity & Inclusion, talent management, workforce planning, legal, and HR executives.
PART 1: Engaging White Men as Leaders in Diversity & Inclusion… view details
09 February, 2011 11:00 AM EST [11:00] | (30 mins)
In the US alone, there are more than six million white male leaders who could more actively advocate for and advance D&I efforts. This webcast will focus on creating an environment where white men can deliver better business results by building more effective relationships with staff and customers who are women and/or people of color. The session will focus on causes and costs of white male disengagement, as well as tactics and resources for equipping white males to be leaders in D&I efforts. 230
Chuck Shelton is the Managing Director at Greatheart Leader Labs, and author of Leadership 101 For White Men. He also serves as the Principal for The Study on White Men Leading Through Diversity and Inclusion (whitemensleadershipstudy.com... Full Bio
PART 2: Working Dads - Exploring a New Definition of Fatherhood… view details
16 February, 2011 11:00 AM EST [11:00] | (30 mins)
Through this discussion, we will work to explore and understand the experience of today’s working fathers in their roles both as worker and parent. We expect the dialogue to provide a look inside a new definition of fatherhood as well as ideas and perspectives on the challenges and successes faced by working fathers while juggling a career and family.
Chris Brassell is responsible for driving national diversity and inclusion strategies and thought leadership and brand identity designed to support the attraction, development, retention, and advancement of the most talented individuals in the Fir... Full Bio
Dr. Brad Harrington
The Center for Work & Family (CWF) is the country’s leading university-based center that assists employers in their efforts to improve the lives of working people and their families. Prior to coming to Boston College, Brad Harrington was... Full Bio
PART 3: Preventing Career Derailment for Men of Color… view details
23 February, 2011 01:00 PM EST [13:00] | (30 mins)
Men of color remain underrepresented in the leadership ranks of most US corporations. Often, the careers of high potential men of color are derailed long before they reach the top of their organizations. What can men of color and organizations do to prevent this exodus? What tactics and strategies can be used to reverse this trend?
David A. Thomas, Ph.D.
Dr. David Thomas is a thought leader in the area of strategic human resource management. His research focus is on issues related to executive development, cultural diversity in organizations, leadership and organizational change. He is... Full Bio
Chief Diversity Officer
The Conference Board
Toni L. Riccardi is the chief diversity officer for The Conference Board. She also serves as the subject matter expert for the external diversity content and programs of The Conference Board.
Previously, Riccardi was a principal with the g... Full Bio