Network Beyond Bias: Making Diversity a Competitive Advantage for Your Career
Is your professional network as diverse as the workforce and community around you? If not, you could be missing important opportunities for your career and your company. Learn about the challenges we all face in making meaningful connections, the impacts of these missed connections, and how to recognize and overcome them. This session will help you remove the artificial barriers that may be keeping you from your next mentor, star hire, or big customer.
LEARNING OBJECTIVES ✅ Understand the role unconscious bias plays in everyday decision-making ✅ Recognize how you may be engaging in and affected by affinity bias ✅ Identify inclusive behaviors and effective networking strategies ✅ Assess the breadth and depth of your own professional network
SHRM Recertification Credit: 1.0 PDC Lead at Any Level is approved by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for the SHRM Certification Program (SHRM-CP® and SHRM-SCP®). For more information about SHRM certification or recertification, please visit www.shrmcertification.org.
About our presenter: Amy C. Waninger is the Founder and CEO of Lead at Any Level. She works with organizations around the globe who want to build inclusive cultures and diverse leadership pipelines for a sustainable competitive advantage. She is the author of multiple books including "Network Beyond Bias: Making Diversity a Competitive Advantage for Your Career."
Amy is a Certified Diversity Professional (CDP), Certified Diversity Executive (CDE), and Gallup-Certified Strengths Coach. She is also a Professional Member of National Speakers Association, a Certified Virtual Presenter, and a Prosci Certified Change Practitioner. Her other credentials include two degrees from Indiana University and a "World’s Best Mom" coffee mug.