Developing and Implementing A Diversity & Inclusion Strategy

Developing and Implementing A Diversity & Inclusion Strategy

The CMBA welcomes a repeat presentation by local Diversity & Inclusion expert, Renita Jefferson.  Renita will build on her May presentation with "Beyond Basics:  Developing and Implementing Your Diversity & Inclusion Strategy."

Topics include:

  • Develop a Diversity & Inclusion purpose statement in alignment with company mission, vision and values
  • Utilize the Diversity & Inclusion Strategy Model to draft high-level strategic initiatives
  • Identify opportunities to build and harness Leadership sponsorship and advocacy
  • Leverage best practices in support of Action and Communication Plans
  • Explore how to drive and sustain momentum and engagement

About Our Presenter:

Renita has a twenty year history with the American Greetings Corporation. Renita is the architect for corporate-wide Organizational Development Programs as well as the Director of Diversity & Inclusion and Talent Acquisition.    

As Director of Diversity & Inclusion, Renita has aligned the execution of the multi-year Diversity & Inclusion strategy to enable one of American Greetings’ key values – “We care about People and treat them with Respect”.  Under her leadership, the Diversity and Inclusion work has evolved from merely a “people process” into an integrated strategy in support of talent development and performance management.

Renita has received numerous awards that recognize her leadership and community service.  She is a sought-after keynote speaker with expertise in various areas of Human Resources.  She serves on multiple boards and enjoys working as a volunteer throughout the city of Cleveland.


$125 - CMBA Members
$175 - Non-Members
$100 - Government, Non-Profit and New (<1 year) Lawyers
$75 - Affiliate Members/Non-Attorneys (no CLE)

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2019-01-24 13:00:00 2019-01-24 16:15:00 America/Detroit Developing & Implementing a Diversity & Inclusion Program Registration begins at 12:30 p.m. Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association, 1375 E. 9th Street, Floor 2, Cleveland, OH 44114 CMBA
1/24/2019 1:00 PM - 1/24/2019 4:15 PM
CMBA Conference Center
1375 East Ninth Street
2nd Level - One Cleveland Center
Cleveland, OH 44114 United States


Thursday, 24 January 2019

1:00 PM - 4:15 PM
1/24/2019 1:00 PM

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