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Diversity ROI – Not Just Talk, It’s Reality: Diversity & Inclusion Bringing Real $ to Organizations

Take a deep dive into dollars and cents and what diversity and inclusion can do to boost top and bottom line performance.

Date: September 27, 2011
Time: 8:00am - 3:30pm
Locations: Freddie Mac Headquarters, 1551Park Run Drive, McLean, VA, US, 22102-3110.

Man and Woman at Seminar

Following a focus on competitive advantage in May, our September Best Practice Session takes a deep dive into dollars and cents, and explores what Diversity & Inclusion can do to boost top and bottom line performance. Join fellow diversity practitioners on September 27th to explore challenges, opportunities and innovative strategies. What cutting-edge thinking, and best and “next’ practices are companies using to leverage diversity & inclusion as a financial factor that directly impacts revenue, profit and stakeholder value?

Bring top-of-mind issues to the table, and work with diversity experts and colleagues to strengthen core competencies and make the critical link between workplace diversity and real financial results.

Parking instructions:

  1. Press the intercom button

  2. Give your name

  3. Say that you are here for the "Diversity Best Practices event"

  4. Park in the "visitor's" parking space on the Level 1

FOR PRESENTATIONS FROM THIS EVENT, PLEASE SEE BELOW.

File Attachments

Core Competency Focus for Diversity Practitioners: Andrés Tapia

Best Practices Panel: Freddie Mac

Keynote and Conversation - Selling the Diversity ROI to Your CFO - Gudrun Granholm

AGENDA:

**Agenda*

8:00 – 9:00 am Breakfast/Registration**

9:00 – 9:15 Welcome Remarks

Carol Evans / CEO / Diversity Best Practices / Working Mother / NAFE
Subha Barry / Senior Vice President & Chief Diversity Officer / Freddie Mac

9:15 – 9:30 Core Competency Focus for Diversity Practitioners: Financial/Business Acumen

Andrés Tapia / President / Diversity Best Practices

9:30 – 10:30 Keynote and Conversation: Selling the Diversity ROI to Your CFO

A business-savvy, diversity expert delivers a powerful session that will strengthen the Diversity ROI hard sell to financial folks within your organization. What does it take to convince CFOs and key P&L decision-makers about the positive financial impact of Diversity & Inclusion initiatives? Explore key issues, specific strategies, and critical details to help make the case for diversity in clear financial terms.

Gudrun Granholm / CEO / BoxOne, Inc.

10:30 – 10:45 Break

10:45 – 12:00** _ **THINK TANK****_ SESSIONS: The Diversity ROI Breakdown: Turning Diversity & Inclusion Strategies into Real $$$

Breakout sessions draw on financial and business acumen to identify opportunities where diversity leaders can help propel business and operational strategies forward. In what ways can D&I make a tangible impact on revenue generation, market penetration, and increased profit margins? Facilitated discussions highlight challenges, strategies and best practices, and help develop critical solutions and action steps._

Lead Facilitator:
_Andrés Tapia / President / Diversity Best Practices

i. Human Capital: In what ways can Diversity and Inclusion increase the ROI companies get from their human capital?

Facilitator:
Scott Ballina / Senior Manager / Deloitte Consulting LLP

ii. Risk Management: In what ways can Diversity & Inclusion initiatives best support and educate risk management teams in their efforts to reduce vulnerabilities and maximize the realization of opportunities?

Facilitator:
Mark McLane / Director, Diversity & Inclusion / Booz Allen Hamilton

iii. Bottom Line Management: How can diversity efforts contribute to effective cost-cutting results and increased profit margins?

Facilitator:
Kimberly Adams / Vice President, Diversity, Inclusion and Equal Opportunity Programs / Lockheed Martin Corporation

iv. Boosting Top Line Contributions: In what ways can Diversity & Inclusion initiatives be leveraged to increase revenue and top line growth?

Facilitator:
Janice Little / Senior Director, Diversity & Inclusion / McKesson

12:00 – 1:00 Networking Luncheon

**1:00 – 2:00 THINKTANK REPORT BACK/ACTION PLANS: **

Presenters selected from each of the Think Tank discussion groups will share critical highlights and action plans with the general session. This report back segment will reinforce the focus on deepening financial and business acumen to increase opportunities for diversity leaders to make their work relevant to the top and bottom line.

Facilitator:
Andrés Tapia / President / Diversity Best Practices

2:00 – 3:00 Best Practices Panel: Freddie Mac
Maximum Impact: Diversity & Inclusion Driving Financial Results

Freddie Mac shares best practice case study examples that highlights the measurable financial effects of Diversity & Inclusion, with examples of real impact on revenue, cost-reduction, operational efficiency and stakeholder value. Hear about Diversity ROI at its best, learn from pitfalls and challenges across departments and identify effective strategies to help diversity leaders plan for, and demonstrate tangible financial results.

Moderator:
Subha Barry / Senior Vice President & Chief Diversity Officer / Freddie Mac

Panel:
Timothy Kenny / SVP & General Auditor / Freddie Mac
Shari Daw / Vice President, Credit Risk Oversight & Risk Policy / Freddie Mac
Lisa Ledbetter / VP & Dep Gen Counsel – Leg & Reg / Freddie Mac

**3:00 – 3:30 Closing Remarks
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*Agenda subject to change_****

EVENT REGISTRATION:

Please contact Client Services Director, Meghan Donnelly, to register:
donnelly@diversitybestpractices.com
202.463.3782 (o)

SPEAKERS:

Kimberly Adams
Vice President, Diversity, Inclusion and Equal Opportunity Programs
Lockheed Martin

 

Scott Ballina
Senior Manager
Deloitte LLP

 

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Subha V. Barry
Vice President and General Manager, Working Mother Media
Diversity Best Practices

 

Shari Daw
Vice President, Credit Risk Oversight & Risk Policy
Freddie Mac

 

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Carol Evans
President Emeritus
Diversity Best Practices

 

Gudrun Granholm
CEO, Box One, Inc.

 

Timothy Kenny
SVP & General Auditor
Freddie Mac

 

Lisa Ledbetter
VP & Dep Gen Counsel – Leg & Reg
Freddie Mac

 

Janice Little
Director, Diversity & Inclusion
McKesson Corporation

 

Mark McLane
Managing Director, Global Head of Diversity & Inclusion
Barclays

 

Andrés Tapia