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2020 September Chapter Meeting - SHRM Credit
Tuesday, September 15, 2020, 11:50 AM - 1:00 PM PST
Category: LWHRA Events

This program has been submitted to the HR Certification Institute for review. 

September Chapter Meeting Workshop:

Moving from Reactive to Proactive: Elevating your Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Program

Interactive Panel discussion on ‘Moving from Reactive to Proactive: Elevating your Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Program.’ During the panel discussion, we will be addressing comments, questions and feedback directly from the audience.

Our diverse and expert panelists will share their experience and suggestions on the following:

  1. Identify steps to move from a compliance-focused organization to a meaningfully diverse, equitable, and inclusive organization.
  2. Learn to incorporate DEI and antiracism effectively into organizational principles, strategy, and goals.
  3. Learn to communicate effectively with leadership to guide business strategy around this process.
  4. Recognize the barriers and discuss solutions.
  5. Identify resources to support DEI interventions and actions to improve Inclusion.

 How will the panel help the audience achieve those objectives?

  • Thoughtful responses that will include suggestions, ideas, research, best practices, quick wins that could be used by the audience in their respective organizations.
  • Questions will be curated in advance based on survey responses and questions submitted in advance by chapter members.
  • The audience will be invited to ask personalized questions directly to the panel members.

Take Away: What tools will participants take back to the workplace?

  • Tangible ideas to support an inclusive environment
  • Best practices and programs to strengthen inclusion within the workplace
Member: $25
Non-Member: $40


 Registration for this event is now closed. 

Substitutions and cancellations must be submitted by email to [email protected]


Refund Policy:

LWHRA will accept cancellations received on or before ten (10) day prior to the event. Registrants who cancel on or before ten (10) days prior to the event will receive a refund, less $20 processing fee. No refunds will be given for cancellations received after ten (10) days prior to the event. A substitute attendee will be permitted given the LWHRA office receives notice of the substitution on or before ten (10) days prior to the event. After ten (10) days prior to the event, the following conversion fees will apply:

  • Event registrations $100 or greater = $25 substitution fee
  • Event registrations less than $100 = $10 substitution fee

Speaker Bios:

Kim Vu (she/her) is the global head of diversity, equity and inclusion at Remitly, a fintech company serving over 3 million immigrants throughout the world to conveniently send money safely and securely to their families across the globe. She has been in the financial services industry for over 20 years as a banking executive within credit unions and Fortune 50 banks. The first half of Kim’s career was spent building and growing new lines of business. The latter half has been dedicated to scaling the social impact of financial institutions, developing and leading corporate social responsibility and ESG strategies, including how companies build trust and rapport with customers and communities and empower and engage employees

Beth Salaguinto, MPA, PHR is a cross functional HR Leader specializing in organizational change & high level strategic implementation. Beth has over 15 years’ experience in aerospace, healthcare, and manufacturing, and serves on multiple non-profit boards. Most recently she is the Leader of Human Resources & Community Engagement for Darigold. Beth is passionate about diversity and inclusion initiatives which transform the organization.

Catherine Crosslin is the Founder & CEO, Instar Performance. Catherine is an internationally respected leadership and organizational culture expert and sought after executive coach. Her facilitation and coaching techniques help clients challenge deeply held beliefs, attitudes, comfort zones, and habits that inhibit growth, achievement, and success.

Jeffery Cook is a seasoned recruiter that specializes in sourcing and recruiting an inclusive talent pool.  Jeffery is a team leader and recruiter with over 20 years’ experience including various roles in retail, external recruiting firms and large corporations, such as Microsoft.  Jeffery is passionate about identifying inclusive candidates that creates a workplace culture as broad as the world in which we live and work. Jeffery is an enthusiastic and persuasive speaker that shares real-world applications for complex business problems.

Marchelle Crisostomo has worked in the HR industry for 7 years as a corporate employee benefits and wellness consultant, helping leaders and HR executives design and manage their employee benefits strategy. In 2017 she was a recipient of 425 Business Magazine’s 30 Under 30 designation for her influence in corporate healthcare and entrepreneurial endeavors. She recently left the consulting world to focus on a consumer goods startup as their Chief Sales Officer. She has seen first hand the importance of DEI in hundreds of organizations regardless of industry and culture. She believes every leader should make DEI a priority not only in their business practices but in their thoughts and hearts.