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With Veracelle Vega (Chief People Officer, Resident), David Daniels (Talent Acquisition, Blend), Kellie Wagner (Founder/CEO, Collective), Emilie Hsieh (Founder/CEO, Allie).
Thursday, September 05, 2019 at 06:30 PM   $25
Company, 335 Madison Ave

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Diversity & inclusion is no longer just a niche concern for HR, or just tech companies or just among women. It's now front-page news. And it's going global. - Sarah Nahm, Co-founder & CEO of Lever
In a 2018 followup study by McKinsey, they reaffirmed that companies that prioritize diversity & inclusion perform better than more homogenous companies. Some quick stats from the report:

Companies in the top quartile for ethnic diversity are 33% more likely to have above-average profitability
Companies in the top quartile for gender diversity are 21% more likely to have above-average profitability
The least diverse companies are 29% less likely to outperform in profitability

Beyond revenue numbers, startups that focus on diversity & inclusion will be able to build a culture where their employees will want to stay & perform their best, boosting their employee retention.
But understanding the importance & benefits of diversity & inclusion isn't enough. It's practicing & implementing it that's difficult, especially in the early stages of a startup.How do you as a founder figure out how to ingrain diversity & inclusion in your culture from the very early days, & how do you make it authentic & meaningful for your team?
Join us on September 5th as we sit down with founders & people experts as we discuss what it takes to build a diverse & inclusive startup. We'll discuss

Creating an effective diversity recruiting strategy
Finding & avoiding biases that could happen in the hiring process
Building an inclusive environment
Setting diversity goals & managing D&I performance

About the panelists

Veracelle Vega, Chief People Officer at Resident
David Daniels IV, Talent Acquisition at Blend
Kellie Wagner, Founder & CEO of Collective
Emilie Hsieh, Co-founder & CEO of Allie

6:30 - 6:50: Drinks & Networking6:50 - 7:50: Panel7:50 - 8:15: Audience Q&A8:15 - 9:00: More Drinks & Networking

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