How can corporations advance Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) concepts from dialogue and intention into action?
Our guest speakers will share expert information on how diverse groups in the tech industry are moving DEI from talking points into policy that benefits people and the bottom line. The second of this 2-part session, you will have the opportunity as a future leader to examine a case study where you can make the business case for DEI.
Monday, November 2
8–10 am or 6–8 pm (Pacific Time)
About the Speakers
Brett Yokom (morning session)
Brett Yokom is an instructor, presenter and workshop facilitator at UC Berkeley Extension. He has been active in the Silicon Valley and San Francisco region for four decades and has experienced the tremendous and constant growth and change of the technology industry. He combines his startup knowledge, intercultural experience and communication skills in his work as an educator. More recently, Brett has begun doctoral research on the experiences of startup founders in the tech ecosystem, and has increasingly been invited to speak at and facilitate events in the Silicon Valley/San Francisco Bay Area and beyond.
Vaneese Johnson (afternoon session)
Vaneese Johnson-The Boldness Coach™ is a certified career-management coach and personal brand strategist, award-winning international speaker, business coach and author. A 25-year full-time entrepreneur, Vaneese knows the power of building a strategic personal brand to elevate your career to next-level success.