Join members of North Austin Influencers™ at this month's professional development as Dr. Kazique J. Prince talks about transition from affirmative action to diversity management. Discussion will include connecting diversity, inclusion and cultural competency together, reviewing evidence linking diversity to higher productivity and performance, discussing ways to increase likelihood diversity & inclusion is successful and taken seriously, and sharing ideas that support the business case for diversity:
* Workforce capability and responding to the skills/talent shortage by being an employer of choice
* Market share via insights into diverse customers and local environments
* Return on investment: Engaging and retaining top talent for longer period of time
* Innovation and risk management via diverse perspectives
alignment with values and corporate social responsibility, brand, and reputation.
About the speaker:
Dr. Kazique J. Prince, founder and chief executive officer at Jelani Consulting, LLC , provides executive and leadership consultation and coaching services focused on cultural competency for individuals, teams, and organizations in business, education, government, healthcare, and for non-profit groups. As a change agent who seeks the broader view in all situations, Dr. Prince draws upon resources and deep knowledge base to assist others in utilizing their own strengths and capabilities. He collaborates with clients working on managing cultural differences by trailblazing through opposition, spearheading forward-thinking, cutting-edge initiatives and programs while successfully uniting team members behind common goals. Dr. Prince received his Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology at The University of Georgia at Athens, Ed.S. in Counseling Psychology at Georgia State University, Ed.M. in Counseling Psychology at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, and B.S. in Psychology from the Benjamin Banneker Honors College at Prairie View A&M University. He is a Board Certified Diplomat in African Centered/Black Psychology through The Association of Black Psychologists and certified administrator of the Intercultural Development Inventory through IDI, LLC.
Cost: $10 prepaid before 10 AM the day of the event or $15 at the door. Light refreshments will be provided.