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Building Inclusive Culture in an Exclusive World Forum Agenda

A Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Event

May 5th, 2022
10:00 am – 3:00 pm (Central)
GM Financial Grand Ballroom
3801 S. Collins St. Arlington, TX 76014

10:00 am – 10:10 amWelcomeShunda Robinson & Lynn Cowart
10:10 am – 10:30 amIce Breaker – Run Out the ClockBobby GordonWhat is the most significant DEI challenge you’re currently facing?
10:30 am – 11:15 am The Power of MetricsLynn Cowart & Mike RaperThe power behind a culture of metrics and polling options.
11:15 am – 11:30 amNetworking BreakMeet other DEI leaders.
11:30 am – 12:00 pmBest Practice Sharing with GM FinancialShunda RobinsonLearn about best practices from the Senior Vice President of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at GM Financial.
12:00 pm – 12:30 pmWorking LunchBoxed lunches provided, meet other DEI leaders, prepare for upcoming activities.
12:00 pm – 1:15 pmBelonging by DesignCile JohnsonConnect the behaviors that lead to a culture of belonging and ways to measure belonging.
1:15 pm – 1:45 pmRespectful Workplace & A Culture of BelongingKeith ArchikavitzHow disrespectful behavior can negatively impact workplace culture.
1:45 pm – 2:45 pmThe Shark TankLynn Cowart, Cile Johnson, Shunda Robinson, Anila JivanjiAction planning activity to push the envelope in DEI.
2:45 pm – 3:00 pmClosing RemarksLynn Cowart

Forum Speakers

Bobby Gordon
Regional Vice President
Cile Johnson
Chief Business Officer
Keith Archikavitz
DE&I Consultant
Lynn Cowart
Chief Operations Officer
Mike Raper
Shunda Robinson
Senior Vice President Diversity, Equity & Inclusion