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    Diversity & Inclusion: The Big Idea

    Date: June 28, 2018, 8:00am – 10:30am
    Country Club of Ithaca
    Free for members and $50 for non members
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    Breakfast and networking begin at 8:00 a.m., the meeting begins at 8:30

    Diversity & Inclusion: The Big Idea

    A presentation design for HR Professionals to help develop successful D&I practices and strategies for enhancing any organization’s effectiveness.  Through this interactive presentation, attendees will be provided with tips and proactive measures to engage effectively in diverse environments.  We will also identify a baseline, define diversity & Inclusion, explore the dimensions of diversity, and discuss opportunities to leverage Diversity & Inclusion through a call to action.   

    Delphia Howze is a forward-thinking Human Resources and Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) leader with nearly 20 years of successful experience in helping organizations leverage human capital and diversity to create and strengthen inclusive environments.  Her areas of experience and expertise include developing and implementing HR and D&I strategies, training and development, mentoring and coaching, leadership development, AAP programs, and immigration petitions.   

    As the Director of Employee Relations and Development at Ithaca College in Ithaca, NY, Delphia is responsible for developing and enhancing leadership acumen for all employees of the college community.    She has enhanced her professional proficiency through roles of increasing responsibility held in industries such as retail, banking, energy, trucking and logistics, consulting, and higher education.  Delphia consistently demonstrates her commitment to HR and D&I by serving as a board and trustee member to a variety of organizations.

    Delphia holds a BA from the University of Pittsburgh, an MBA from Point Park University, and Project Management Certification from Villanova University.  She also maintains PHR certification through HRCI and SHRM-CP certification through the Society of Human Resources Management.

    SHRMTC is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP.  SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP credential holders qualify for recertification credits by participating in professional development activities that relate to the SHRM BoCK (Body of Competency & Knowledge).  Please be sure to sign in at the door in order to receive a certificate of completion.

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    Cost:  Free to SHRMTC members and $50.00 for non-members.

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