Kathy Bernhardt, Managing Director of Tangram Business Resourcing
Topic: Missed Opportunities
Are false assumptions creating barriers to recruiting and hiring people with disabilities? This session will use a combination of video and discussion to provide informative information and increase awareness of issues regarding recruiting and retaining individuals with disabilities. The session will provide the opportunity to address and changing false assumptions so that organizations can benefit from employing from this untapped, qualified, and diverse workforce.
MARSHAWN WOLLEY, School of Public and Environmental Affairs
Topic of Discussion: Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in Public Policy during the Trump Presidency - A follow-up
Marshawn Wolley is a faculty member with the School of Public and Environmental Affairs where he teaches courses on public affairs and diversity issues. In January Marshawn provided insight into potential policy issues under the Trump administration using "The Art of the Deal" written by the then newly elected president. DRTCI will end the program year by having Marshawn revisit public policy after nearly a year under the Trump administration, identify the impact on diversity and inclusion initiatives, as well as strategies to address advocacy for diversity and inclusion efforts.