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    Kickstart Diversity & Inclusion at Your Company

    Date: October 20, 2016, 7:30am – 9:15am
    Daniel Smith, VP Programs/President Elect
    C.I. Shenanigans
    3017 Ruston Way
    Tacoma, WA 98402
    (253) 752-8811
    SHRM Member $20 / Non-Member $25 (Late Registration $25 / $30)
    Event Type:
    2016 Breakfast Meeting
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    C.I. Shenanigans
    3017 Ruston Way
    Tacoma, WA 98402

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    Thursday, October 20th, 2016 from 7:30  to 9:15 AM PDT
    *This program has been approved for 1.0 General credit hour through HRCI.

    Dear SHRM Members and Guests:

    Please join us for an exciting presentation with
    Kim Cannon
    Managing Director @ Kaleaderscope
     Program Overview:  This program offering is titled
    "Kickstart Diversity & inclusion at Your Company "


    Research tells us the most successful organizations beat the competition through dynamic, deliberate attention to building inclusive workplaces where diversity in background, experience and work style are sought and celebrated.  Yet getting the Diversity and Inclusion conversation started in many organization can be a challenge. 

    Whether it is advancing opportunities and visibility for women or racial minorities, or creating an environment where everyone can feel appreciated and valued in the workplace, creating a D&I culture can seem overwhelming.  Where do you start?

    Developed through the lens of a former CHRO who’s lead D&I teams and programs in large and small organizations, this session will help ease your anxiety by providing a practical, common sense approach to help you 1.) get the conversation started, 2.) begin to develop a strategy and 3.) leverage small wins to create meaningful impact.

    Topics to Be Covered

    • What is ‘Diversity’ & ‘Inclusion’
    • Do Your Homework
    • Build the Business Case
    • Engage Sr. Leadership
    • Create an Action Plan
    • Start Small and Make a Big impact

    About the Speaker:

    Relevant Experience/Specialization 

    Kim’s greatest satisfaction comes from helping people and teams grow to their full potential.  Kim's corporate career spanned 30 years and involved leading teams that drove significant business results for industry leaders during their greatest periods of growth including; Microsoft, T-Mobile and Washington Mutual/JPMC and TrueBlue.   Her work has been celebrated with numerous professional awards in several areas including benefit & wellness, communication and diversity excellence.  In 2015 she was recognized by both the National Diversity Council as one of Washington State’s Most Powerful and Influential Women and Staffing Industry Analysts as one of the Global Power 100 - Women in Staffing.

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    Information on Registration:

    Please be sure to register on or before the close of business on Monday, October 17th (4:00pm) to be eligible for the early bird discount ($5.00) and to assist us in ensuring that we have an adequate number of hand-outs as well as enough space and food for all our guests. On-line registration will close on Tuesday, October 18th at 12:00 PM.

    Late registrations must register at the meeting and pay the late fee at the door. As a reminder, if you need to cancel, please cancel your registration via email no later than 4:00 PM Monday, October 17th to avoid excess charges for no-shows. Please feel free to contact Daniel Smith at should you have any further questions.