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2021 ERG Leadership Summit: Virtual Event

September 21 - September 24

2021 ERG Event Sponsors

In today’s business environment—disrupted by continuous change and the upheaval brought about by the COVID pandemic—leaders must be agile enough to meet current business challenges, and yet provide a stable and secure working environment for their members.

Join Us! Learn how your ERGs can continue to enhance your company’s strategy, performance, culture, and return on investment (ROI).

Who Attends the Annual ERG Summit?

  • Leaders of employee resource groups
  • HR staff involved with the group
  • Executive sponsors and managers working with ERGs
  • Other members of the HR and OD community who are involved in diversity and inclusion efforts–including, but not limited to employee resource group initiatives

Program Highlights

  • Sessions scheduled to fit your work day; Kick-off keynote presentations; Highly interactive event, with expanded networking and learning opportunities
  • ERG Leaders work together; Each ERG team will walk away with a new initiative to implement
  • Learn from 2021 Diversity Impact Award Winners—share ideas and best practices
  • Learn how to gain the benefits of allies, understand intersectionality, disrupt bias, advance your organizational structure to evolve during these turbulent times
  • Data-driven event—Learn from Diversity Impact Award data, Dr. Welbourne’s ongoing ERG research, and new research focused on ERG work to help during the pandemic 

Benefits to Attending the CEO ERG Leadership Summit

Participate in the Employee Resource Group Research Survey

As part of your registration you have the opportunity to participate in the annual benchmarking study, The Annual Employee Resource Group (ERG) Research Survey! Benchmark your ERG process and learn from validated metrics by participating in CEO research!

Learn More About the ERG Survey >

ERG Summit Sponsorship Options Available

Sponsorship options range between Patron Level: $5,000 to Partner Level: $50,000. For additional sponsorship details contact:

Jennifer Sparks Taylor
Director, Executive Education
sparksj@marshall.usc.edu
(+1) 323-309-0039
Theresa M. Welbourne, PhD
ERG Program Director and
CEO Affiliated Research Scientist
theresa@eepulse.com

DETAILS & LOCATION:

ERG Leadership Summit: Accelerating Transformation (Virtual Event Hosted by USC CEO), September 21 – 24, 2021

Register for the ERG Leadership Summit

Registration

Registration for the ERG Leadership Summit Virtual Event will close on Tuesday, September 14, 12:00 am PST.

Pricing

Non-Sponsor: $495
CEO Sponsor: $395

Please use your CEO sponsor discount code. If you need assistance with this, contact Vivian Jimenez.

Discount

5% group discount for teams of 5 – 10 people; The discount is automatically available on the event registration page. For groups of more than 10 or for assistance, contact Vivian Jimenez.

Refund Policy

Registration fees are non-refundable. If you register and are unable to attend, you will receive access to the virtual event session recordings and other ERG resources

Disability Access

Individuals with disabilities who need accommodations to attend this event may contact Annette Yakushi at ayakushi@marshall.usc.edu; 310-702-9814; Individuals requiring accommodations or auxiliary aids such as sign language interpreters and alternative format materials should contact us at least 2 weeks prior to the event. Every reasonable effort will be made to provide reasonable accommodations in an effective and timely manner.

ERG Custom Program Options Available

Interested in a Custom ERG Event? Merge Your Company’s Content with the 2021 Virtual Summit:
Let our Thought Leaders help you plan your own customized company ERG week to compliment this virtual ERG event. Contact us for more information.

2021 Agenda

Click on the red forward and backward arrows to scroll through the agenda. Download the 2021 ERG Leadership Summit Agenda PDF Here.

ERG Summit Presenters

Additional speakers to be confirmed

Jonathan Ashong-Lamptey

Jonathan Ashong-Lamptey

Author of The Element of Inclusion Podcast

Element of Inclusion

Pamela Butler

Pamela Butler

DEI Advisor

U.S. Department of Defense (DOD)

Julie Ea

Julie Ea

Social Responsibility Co-Lead

Asian Leaders Alliance (ALA)

Anna Ettin

Anna Ettin

Senior Employee Resource & Inclusion Leader

Amazon

Erica Fletcher

Erica Fletcher

Globah Head of Diversity and Inclusion

Hiscox

Geoffrey Garrett

Geoffrey Garrett

Dean, Marshall School of Business

University of Southern California

Dionna Gavin

Dionna Gavin

Director of Diversity and Inclusion

Froedtert & Medical College of Wisconsin

Justin Hastings

Justin Hastings

Chief Human Resources Officer

Experian North America

Cile Johnson

Cile Johnson

Chief Business Officer

Talent Dimensions

David Kim

David Kim

Vice President, Global Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Zendesk

Wil Lewis

Wil Lewis

Chief Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Officer

Experian

Beth Miller

Beth Miller

Diversity & Inclusion Program Manager

HP 

Heather Morgado

Heather Morgado

Associate Director - Diversity, Inclusion, Culture & Engagement

Boehringer Ingelheim
Michael Nobleza

Michael Nobleza

Founder & Executive Director

#BringItAll

Gino Ramos

Gino Ramos

Senior Manager, Equality Programs

Salesforce

Joseph Santana

Joseph Santana

Podcast Creator and Host

ERG PowerTalk

Franklin Shen

Franklin Shen

ERG Committee of the Asian Leaders Alliance and Director of Clinical Operations

Tembo Health

Lesley Slaton Brown

Lesley Slaton Brown

VP and Chief Diversity Officer

HP Inc.

Meida Surya

Meida Surya

DEI Strategist

Crescendo DEI

Tayce Taylor

Tayce Taylor

Manager, Global Marketing

L’Oréal

Eli Weiss

Eli Weiss

Manager, Equity and Belonging

ZillowGroup

Theresa M. Welbourne

Theresa M. Welbourne

Affiliated Senior Research Scientist

Center for Effective Organizations

Event Hosts

Certificate in Employee Resource Group (ERG) Leadership

As you advance through your journey as an ERG leader, the ERG leadership certificate can help you not only during your time as an ERG leader, but also strengthen your skills for future, non-ERG leadership roles. The ERG Certificate program will help move you ahead on your journey from where you are now, to your next role.

Details

Start:
September 21
End:
September 24
Event Categories:
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Venue

Virtual
CA United States

Organizer

Annette Yakushi
Email:
ayakushi@marshall.usc.edu