Delta Air Lines
Roark Capital Group
McKinsey & Co.
Green Gate Marketing
State of Georgia
Habitat for Humanity
Hall Booth Smith, P.C.
Rocket Social Impact
Nick Baily, From Day One, co-founder
How Habitat for Humanity creates lasting partnerships with companies and their employees to build homes and hope alongside families around the world. For everyone involved, the benefits are more than just housing.
Jonathan Reckford, Habitat for Humanity, CEO and author of Our Better Angels: Seven Simple Virtues That Will Change Your Life and the World
Tim Mapes, Delta Air Lines, SVP, chief marketing and communications officer
Christian Leard, LEVOLOR, president
Interviewer: Steve Koepp, From Day One, co-founder
In real-life workplaces, the stories we tell, and the images we create, diversity has become the new watchword. But real inclusivity goes further, not only in attracting diverse people but also casting them in roles that go beyond the usual stereotypes. What are the insights and practices that will bring progress?
Monica Bankston, the Coca-Cola Co., U.S. group director, diversity & inclusion
Mariel Smith, Hall Booth Smith, P.C. , of counsel
Debra Walker, DDI, senior consultant, women in leadership practice
Ximena Juncosa, McKesson, vice president, executive talent
Moderator: Sonja Steptoe, State of Georgia, veteran journalist and communications manager
Denise Willett, Achievers, VP of Sales Americas
Demanding jobs in innovative industries put stress on employees. But who’s got their backs? Leaders boost morale and productivity when they show concern for the health and well-being of their workers. Mental health has become a higher priority. What strategies and programs have been the most effective?
David Kabaker, One Medical, vide president, business development
Teri Hassell, Sysco Corp., vice president, human resources & HR business partner
Vicki Cansler, Piedmont Healthcare, SVP & CHRO
Erica Hutchins Coe, McKinsey & Company, partner and co-leader
Obehi Ogunbayo, Cox Enterprises, director, talent acquisition
Moderator: Alexis Hauk, Green Gate Marketing, content strategist
People are the most powerful drivers of a company's strategy, yet most transformation efforts continue to rely on technology and process change to drive outcomes. Together, we will explore the science behind lasting behavior change and engage in a hands-on activity to define the mindsets, skills and behaviors needed to execute your company’s strategy. In this strategic working session, you will:
- Explore the research behind lasting behavior change
- Use an evidence-based approach to identify behaviors, mindsets and skills required to realize your company’s strategy
- Assess your company’s capability and readiness to drive transformational change
Dr. Kim Richards, BetterUp
Creating a written engagement strategy to align your executive team is paramount to achieving your people goals for the year. Yet, of the 90% of leaders who think an engagement strategy has an impact on business success, barely 25% of them have an actual documented strategy. In this session, Santiago Jaramillo, CEO and co-founder of engagement platform Emplify, will walk through a framework based on the philosophies found in his Amazon best-selling book, Agile Engagement. This strategy will help you tackle some of the most challenging problems you face internally, including gathering employee feedback, retaining top talent, and increasing productivity for unprecedented business success.
Santiago Jaramillo, Emplify, CEO and co-founder
Join Morgan Chaney, senior director of marketing and employer branding lead at Blueboard, for a discussion around developing organizational empathy – and the ability to welcome and support your employees in their current state, providing them the runway to truly thrive at work.
We’ll outline the concept of organizational empathy (what it is, why it matters), with a focus on people-centric values, the foundation for building empathy. Attendees will workshop through their own company values and share learnings in small groups.
Morgan Chaney, Blueboard, senior director of marketing and employer branding lead
How companies can align their efforts toward diversity and inclusion with their commitment to making a positive impact on society. Both are important–and evidence shows they can work better together to boost employee engagement and create bonds with communities beyond the company. The panel will look at specific examples, steps to getting started, and how to create a strategic plan.
Bill Taylor, NAF, vice president of outreach and partnership development
Allison Satter Hill, Roark Capital Group, head of diversity & social responsibility
Eduardo Martinez, UPS Foundation, chief diversity & inclusion officer
Lain Shakespeare, MailChimp, director of corporate citizenship
Rich Maiore, Rocket Social Impact, CEO
How the vice provost of diversity and inclusion and chief diversity officer at an elite university creates a vision and strategy for collaborative partnerships that have an impact on the campus community from students to professors to suppliers.
Carol Henderson, Emory University, chief diversity officer, vice provost, diversity & inclusion, interviewed by Steve Koepp, From Day One co-founder
The ReadySet Ally Skills workshop positions people of color and their allies to successfully undertake allyship at work and beyond. By illustrating the stakes of allyship in tech and industries—as well as practical tools that can be used to achieve it—this training provides an optimal way to foster healthy workplaces for the growing number of womxn, queer, and transgender people of color in tech.
Through a combination of learning and development, small and large group discussions, and skill acquisition sessions, this workshop will provide new ways to foster critical conversations about difference and equality. The training provides concrete, actionable tools to empower employees and leaders to advocate for themselves and others.
Willie Jackson, ReadySet, diversity, equity, and inclusion consultant
The conference will take place at Georgia Aquarium in Atlanta, Georgia, which is home to hundreds of species and thousands of animals.