Creating an Inclusive Organization
"Accelerating Change - Inclusion and Innovation in Action"
March 2019 | Geneva,
Join us as we gather
to discuss how to create courageous, inclusive and innovative organizations -
organizations that are actively shaping a future in which we all thrive.
We are leading and working in an
environment of unprecedented change at a global level whether it be
technological innovation, automation and social changes. The #metoo campaign,
the HeforShe campaign, Time's Up and the wave of dismissals of people in power
are raising questions about how we interact with each other.
We will begin by exploring what the
larger trends and changes mean for companies and for both women and men as
individuals? We will also uncover what each and every one of us needs to do to
create an organization that is inclusive and that will form a sustainable
How do we overcome the hurdles that
prevent us from being ourselves, feeling valued, speaking out and stepping up?
What are the meaningful innovations that stem from a culture of inclusion? How
can we be the highest versions of ourselves - conscious leaders at work and in
other areas of our lives?
We gather to look at best practices and
to explore how to accelerate positive change.
Arrival and Welcome
10.00 Welcome and
Introduction to the Topic
What is going on? What are the changes in our
environment and how do they impact how we approach our strategy? How do we
go about creating an inclusive culture, recognizing its importance to
innovation and a sustainable future? How can we consciously start building the
relationships that begin this process?
10.30 Keynote Address
What is the research saying about environments in
which women thrive? How can organizations create a culture that accelerates
women as well as the right men into leadership? How does inclusion make
it easier to innovate and what are the consequences of not recognizing its
11.30 Corporate Panel:
Creating an Innovative and Inclusive Organization
Corporate leaders, passionate about the topic of
inclusion, share D&I practices from their organizations. How can we move
from a place of separation to one of inclusion and integration in which
creativity and innovation take place? We will explore lessons learned and share
practical tools for creating an inclusive organization. We will also listen for
what is about to emerge and how we can plan for the future.
14.00 Key Note Address
14.20 Introduction to Group Work
14.30 Forum Discussion
Working groups will
- HR &
Talent Management and Engagement
Networks, and Sponsorship
15.15 Concluding Remarks
15.45 Final Coffee
16.15 The End