Member Webinar: Black History Month 2022

February 24, 2022 | 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm EST Virtual
Event Information

From inspiring stories of individual achievement to business-driven initiatives and unique DEI strategies that support Black advancement, this engaging Black History Month webinar will celebrate and explore the successes across dimensions of diversity. During the program, you will gain valuable insights into how individuals and companies are innovating to fill the growing gaps through new programs and partnerships. Learn strategies from these bold leaders on how to be more inclusive, compassionate, and action-oriented in these times, while celebrating the current and future successes of the Black community.

This program, which will be equal parts inspiration and practical tips and tools, will feature stories that amplify and uplift the efforts of individuals, ERGs and organizations working to support Black people both at their companies and in the communities in which they serve.

Who Should Attend

  • ERG Leaders and Members
  • D&I Practitioners
  • HR and Talent Leaders

Participants Will Hear

  • A powerful keynote from John Graham, author of Plantation Theory: The Black Professional’s Struggle Between Freedom and Security. “Stop Building Bridges -Start Crossing the Ones Already Built” is a charge for those in positions of privilege to consider how often they’re in situations where they’re the only ones who look like them. John will share strategies for sustainable change and what that means for those who’ve never had to cross a bridge to experience life on the other side.
  • Strategies of success for supporting Black customers in alignment with business goals from Prudential Financial’s Strategies of success for supporting and educating Black group customers in alignment with business goals from Prudential Financial’s Black Leadership Forum’s initiative initiative to close the racial wealth gap. Prudential will share how they are driving a targeted market presence, expanding communication and engagement, and developing solutions and capabilities for the Black consumer group.
  • Best practices from Bank of America’s Power of 10 Program, a collaboration between the Black Professional Group and Black Executive Leadership Council, which is an enterprise-level program to develop and advance Black talent

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John Graham
VP Global Employer Brand, Diversity & Culture
Shaker Recruitment Marketing
Courtney Johnson
Vice President, Client Relationship Management- National Accounts
Prudential Financial
Trish Payne
Director of Strategic Partnerships
Prudential Financial
Bridgette Scales
Managing Director, Advisory
Nichole J. Thompson
SVP, Senior Project Manager, Global Strategy & Enterprise Platforms
Bank of America