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State of Workforce Diversity Forum 2019

Monday, March 11, 2019

Registration is now open for the Heldrich Center's annual state of workforce diversity forum on April 23, 2019. Space is limited and registration is required. Register here.

Date: Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Time: 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Location: Heldrich Center for Workforce Development, Roosevelt-Perkins Room (second floor), 30 Livingston Avenue, New Brunswick, NJ

FORUM SCHEDULE

9:00 to 9:15 a.m.

Opening Remarks, Overview of the Diversity Forum, and Centennial Commemoration of Paul Robeson: A Champion of Diversity, Inclusion, and Social Justice 

Dr. Carl Van Horn, Distinguished Professor and Director, Heldrich Center for Workforce Development, Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy, Rutgers University

Dr. Ronald Quincy, Professor of Professional Practice and Visiting Senior Fellow for Diversity Studies, John J. Heldrich Center for Workforce Development, Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy, Rutgers University

Dr. Edward Ramsamy, Chairperson and Associate Professor, Africana Studies, Rutgers University

9:15 to 9:55 a.m.

Keynote Speaker

The Honorable Tahesha Way, New Jersey Secretary of State

9:55 to 10:55 a.m

Panel One: Leading and Managing Diversity and Inclusion in the Public and Nonprofit Sectors

Dr. Edward Ramsamy, Chairperson and Associate Professor, Africana Studies, Rutgers University

Dr. Jorge Reina Schement, Distinguished Professor, Former Vice Chancellor for Diversity and Inclusion Rutgers University-New Brunswick and Rutgers Biological and Health Sciences

10:55 to 11:25 a.m.

Networking Break

11:25 a.m. to 12:20 p.m.

Panel Two: Leading and Managing Diversity and Inclusion in the Private Sector

Vaughn McKoy, Business Administrator, City of Paterson

12:20 to 12:30 p.m.

​Final Remarks on the Legacy of Paul Robeson and Adjournment

Ronald Quincy, Professor and Visiting Senior Fellow for Diversity Studies, Rutgers University

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