Thursday, May 19th | 7:45am - 4:00pm | 4:00 - 6:00pm Cocktail Party
Aligning the Stars to Navigate Today's Universe of Talent
Star Jones, President - Professional Diversity Network
Star Jones is President of Professional Diversity Network, a publicly traded company (NASDAQ: IPDN) and President of the National Association of Professional Women (NAPW). As President, Ms. Jones leads a nationwide team dedicated to supporting and advocating for PDN's over 10-million member network of diverse job seekers along with providing expanded career opportunities for the more than 850,000 diverse professional women members in the over 200 chapters of NAPW.
8:45 - 10:00 am | Keynote Session
Diversity & Inclusion... A Business Imperative for the Future
A diverse and inclusive workforce drives economic growth, can capture a greater share of the consumer market, fosters a more creative and innovative workforce and is necessary to create a competitive economy in a globalized world. Countless studies have shown that companies with diverse employees-particularly in positions of leadership-outperform companies that are homogenous. Diverse employees bring different experiences and perspectives that often lead to innovative ideas. That innovation impacts positively to a company's bottom line. Diversity is not just about doing what's right; it's about doing what's good for business.
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