Originally Recorded: February 22, 2024, 1:00 pm ET / 10:00 am PT

Speaker: Bobbi Brown-Alexander, Director of ERGs & Global Communities in DEI, Kyndryl

Embark on a thought-provoking journey with our upcoming webinar, “Empowering Voices: ERGs and the Significance of Black History Month.” Join us in this engaging session as we delve into the profound importance of dedicating a month to honor and celebrate Black history. This incredible opportunity not only promises to make a huge impact on your understanding of the crucial role ERGs play in commemorating Black history but also emphasizes the responsibility of all ERG members to influence history in the making. Don’t miss out on this empowering exploration of ERGs and their role in shaping the narrative of Black history.

In this webinar, we will cover the following key points:

Importance of Dedicating a Month to Celebrate Black History:

  • Uncover the significance of setting aside a dedicated month to honor and celebrate the rich tapestry of Black history, understanding the deeper cultural and historical context.

Historical Context and the Need for Continued Recognition:

  • Highlight the historical roots of Black History Month and discuss the ongoing need for its recognition, exploring the socio-cultural relevance that extends beyond the month of observance.

ERGs as Pivotal Organizers:

  • Delve into how ERGs can play a pivotal role in organizing impactful events and activities during Black History Month, fostering a sense of community and inclusivity.

Showcasing Successful ERG Initiatives:

  • Explore inspiring examples of successful ERG initiatives during Black History Month, showcasing the creativity and impact these efforts have in promoting awareness and understanding.

Join us for this comprehensive exploration, and together, let’s empower voices within ERGs to shape the narrative of Black history and influence history in the making. Don’t miss the opportunity to be a part of this enriching discussion.

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Webinar Speaker

Bobbi Brown-Alexander

Director of ERGs and Global Communities in DEI, Kyndryl

Bobbi is the Director of Employee Resource Groups and Global Communities in Inclusion, Diversity & Equity at Kyndryl, a spinoff of IBM. Bobbi worked in IT at IBM for approximately 39 years in various roles including mainframe systems operator, analyst, programmer, security, auditor, program manager, complex project manager, Senior people manager and Worldwide Data Center Facilities and Operations Manager. During the last 10 years at IBM, she’s volunteered as a member, Vice President and President of the IBM Dallas Black Business Resource Group (BRG), co-founded the Center of Excellence for Black Business Resource Groups in IBM globally and co-led a BRG Optimization project. Bobbi has served as High School Program Director for ChickTech Dallas, and on the Richardson, TX ISD PTA board committee to help create education and punitive policy for racialized occurrences.

She is not just passionate about diversity, equity and inclusion, but skilled and intentional as well. She has completed 500+ hours of e-learning on DEI related topics in the last year and has earned several DEI certifications.

Bobbi has a master’s degree in management and leadership, is PMI certified, a certified coach, certified in Kyndry Leadership Behaviors and serves on the board of directors of Under1Roof, a Dallas, Texas, non-profit that works to transition the homeless to permanent housing.