Keynote: Inclusive Communities Win
In this session, you will learn the value of shared language around diversity, equity, and inclusion, explore the business case for “winning” with DEI, and 5 quick wins to supercharge your business strategy for inclusion.
Kuma Roberts, IOM (she/her)
Senior Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Consultant
Kuma Roberts, IOM is the Senior Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Consultant for Arrowhead Consulting and has over 10 years of organizational development experience specializing in the business case for diversity, equity & inclusion, cultural competence, implicit bias, strategies for becoming an equity centered organization, inclusive workplace language as well as other elements of diversity, equity and inclusion.
As a graduate of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Institute of Organizational Management she has spoken to hundreds of businesses, non-profit and chambers of commerce on the best practices for developing a strategic plan related to DEI.
Kuma is passionate about racial and social justice with emphasis shifting policy and practice vs. hearts and minds and speaking to how more companies and organizations can harness the power of DEI to enhance their competitive advantage.
When Kuma isn’t speaking, she loves cooking for her husband, wrestling with her three-year-old son and arguing with her 16-year-old daughter.
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