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Intentional Acts Of Allyship & Advocacy – Buffalo Niagara Partnership

October 26 @ 8:30 am - 10:00 am EDT

10/26 Session 1: Intentional Acts of Allyship & Advocacy

How to serve in a capacity to do the right thing in the right moments. This segment will focus on equipping those that would like to be allies and advocates with the 7 essential steps to be more effective in moments where you are needed.  Learn that ally and advocate are titles bestowed upon one doing the work to positively impact marginalized communities, not self-proclaimed allies and advocates 

    Speaker

  • Susan O’Sullivan, DEI Leader & Advocate

11/9 Session 2:  Affirmative Action SCOTUS Decision and the Impact on Your Business

  • A panel discussion on the recent SCOTUS ruling on ending Affirmative Action in Higher Education and its implications for corporate America. How will businesses remain focused and engaged on advancing DEI work as an integral component of their environmental, social and governance (ESG) strategic initiatives.
  • What impacts will this have on developing DEI goals and metric tracking moving forward for industries.
  • A moderated session with an attorney, a business leader and a higher ed leader discuss the actual and possible impacts.

    Panelists

    • Michelle-Marie Gant, Senior Vice President, Director of Diversity and Inclusion at M&T Bank
    • John Horn, Partner at Harter Secrest & Emery LLP
    • Sharon Nolan-Weiss at University at Buffalo

11/30 Session 3: How to Lead Inclusively

Share a framework for implementing inclusive leadership development strategies to guide business leaders toward enhancing inclusive and equitable workplaces. Demonstrate how coaches, mentors and sponsors can influence advancement opportunities that contribute to more upskilling assignments and equitable promotions within an organization. Is your strategy in alignment with your culture? We’ll share a simple model to help you determine where your company is along the inclusive leadership journey.  

          Speaker

  • Kenya Hobbs, Director, Community Engagement and Equity Initiatives at Buffalo Niagara Partnership

Sign up for the series to maximize your learning and take advantage of series pricing. (Series Includes, 10/26/23, 11/9/23 & 11/30/23 events) 

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BLANC GLOBAL DYNAMISM LLC  I   BOND, SCHOENECK & KING PLCC  I   EVERGREEN HEALTH   I   
HARTER SECREST & EMERY LLP   I   NATIONAL FUEL   I   NORTHWEST BAN
For SHRM HR professionals, this series is valid for a total of  4.5 PDCs for the SHRM-CP® or SHRM-SCP®. 1.5 credit per event

Buffalo Niagara Partnership is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for the SHRM-CP® or SHRM-SCP®. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit www.shrmcertification.org.

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Pricing
Individual Tickets: 
BNP Member: $50 
Non-Members: $100 

Series Individual Tickets: cocav
Member: 3 Event Series:  $99
Member Corporate Pass: $399 – Unlimited registrants. Email domain must be one company.

Non-Members: 
3 Event Series: $300
Corporate Pass: $599  – Unlimited registrants. Email domain must be one company. 

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Event Contact
Charlene Janiga
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Thursday, October 26, 2023 (8:30 AM – 10:00 AM) (EDT)

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Buffalo Niagara Partnership
Phone
1-716-541-1716
Email
spiccirillo@thepartnership.org

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Western New York Region