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Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

September 21

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Free (Virtual) Diversity and Inclusion, Tues. September 21st
About this event
Free (Virtual) Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Tues Sept. 21, 2021- 1 hr CPE
When: Tues Sept 21, 2021 from 6:00 to 7:20 PM (MT)
Associated with AZ Valley of the Sun Chapter
(Register below to get the Zoom Link to the meeting-mailed out 1 day and 2 hours before)
6:00 to 6:30 – Networking
6:30 to 7:20 – Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion for the Accounting & Finance Professional to become an Effective Ally
1 hour CPE- Field of Study : Personnel/Human Resources (non-technical)
Accounting & finance professionals play a major role to ensure that organizations are as effective and as socially responsible as possible regarding diversity, equity, and inclusion. Recent public coverage and outcry of systemic racism has challenged many businesses to promote a diverse workforce and culture of inclusion. Although, minorities play a role in these initiatives, allies, which are individuals who bring attention to the experiences of marginalized groups, help drive the initiatives to the forefront, and serve as collaborators, play an even bigger role in making sufficient, tangible change occur.
Learning Objectives:
1) What is an ally?
2) Understand the methods needed to be an effective ally
3) Explain the impact of being an ally
Nicole Gonzalez-Cumberbatch, Owner, NGC Consulting LLC – Nicole Gonzalez-Cumberbatch is an Accounting and Human Resources Executive with 18 years of experience in both the public and private sectors of business. Her strengths are working with startups and small to medium sized companies in developing effective policies & procedures, as well as, implementing successful solutions to a range of financial modeling problems, and creating companywide mentorship and leadership programs. Nicole has been a member of the Diversity, Equity & Inclusion committee since 2016 and has written four articles for Strategic Finance.
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Location: Virtual