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Webinar: Intro to Equity for Lighting Professionals

9 February 2022 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm EST

IES New York City Section

Diversity is more than just a hot topic. The conversation around equity in our lighting community is just getting started. Want to learn why YOU are a critical part of the conversation? Join us for an introductory seminar and discussion on Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging.

This seminar is designed to educate members who commonly find themselves in a majority (white, straight, cisgender, male, non-disabled, etc.) on our evolving social landscape. It’s not a vocabulary lesson; no buzzwords for you to memorize. This is a low-pressure introductory session on why issues related to racism, homophobia, genderism, religious bias, ableism, classism, xenophobia, and sexism matter to you. It may inspire you to find your place in the conversation.

Meet our guest, <strong>Dr. Jarik Conrad</strong>, as he talks through his new approach to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging. Dr. Jarik Conrad, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, leads the Human Insights and Human Capital Management Evangelism group at UKG, where he works to help organizations put their people first. Prior to joining UKG, he led The Conrad Consulting Group, where he served as an executive coach, keynote speaker, and management consultant. He has held human resources leadership roles in the private, public, and non-profit sectors. He has also been a research collaborator with the Mayo Clinic

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