Regional: Council to hold diversity sessions

Carolinas News Notes

by Lainey Millen  Special Assignments  specialassignments@goqnotes.com
Published: January 17, 2014 in Carolinas News Notes

STATEWIDE — The National Diversity Council Carolinas (NDC Carolinas) will hold a number of events across North Carolina over the next few months.

The Generational Diversity Summit will be held on Feb. 19, 8 a.m., at Marbles Kids Museum, 201 East Hargett St., in Raleigh.

Participants will receive training and facilitated discussion on generational differences in the workplace.

The Women in Leadership Symposium will be held on March 4, 8 a.m., at the Omni Hotel, 132 E. Trade St., in Charlotte.

This event focuses around the politics of power as it relates to communication, empowerment and influence.

A Diversity Boot Camp is slated for March 14 in Charlotte. More information on location will be made available online as plans are finalized.

These camps will explore the changes in the prevailing theories and practices in diversity and inclusion leadership, strategy and execution.

And, a Healthcare Diversity Summit will take place on April 23, 7:30 a.m., at the Greenville Convention Center in Greenville. It will focus on intercultural communication with the Hispanic community and the impact of socioeconomic-status on health and healthcare.

Registration is available online for each of these events. Contact Brian Richards for cost via email at Brian.Richards@nationaldiversitycouncil.org.

Additionally, social mixers will be held in February and May in Charlotte and in March, June, September and December in the Triangle. More information is available online.

To learn more about the NDC Carolinas’ chapter meetings, email info@ndccarolinas.org.

info/registration: ndccarolinas.org.

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