BrownWinick attorney, Danielle Smid, will be presenting at the Iowa Association of Business and Industry’s 2021 Taking Care of Business Conference. Danielle will be presenting on Wednesday, June 9, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. for a one-hour workshop on “Embracing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Initiatives in the Workplace.”
Diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) in the workplace is vital to the success of every business. DEI in a company’s mission, strategies and practices support a diverse workplace where individuals from all backgrounds and walks of life can participate and contribute comfortably and equally. Successful DEI will improve and enhance work experiences which in turn improves customer experience and profitability.
In this workshop attendees will learn:
- Why diversity, equity, and inclusion are important in the workplace.
- How employers can support and promote diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts in the workplace.
- Address implicit bias, training, and strategies to increase and promote diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace.
- Costs associated with a poorly implemented Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Program.