The Corporate Equity & Inclusion Roundtable will hold its fourth annual conference on Monday, June 20, 2016. This event brings together business, government, university, and non-profit leaders to share ideas and energy around advancing job and entrepreneurial opportunities for African Americans and people of color in Southwestern Pennsylvania.
The event will be held at the Duquesne University Power Center Ballroom, 1105 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15219. It begins with networking breakfast at 7:00am, followed by the conference program from 8:00am until 12:00pm. The conference is free to the public; registration is requested at http://bit.ly/CEIR2016
Featured speakers include Allegheny County Chief Executive Rich Fitzgerald, Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto, Jones Day Partner-In-Charge of Global Community Service Initiatives Laura Ellsworth, Pennsylvania Department of Corrections Secretary John Wetzel, African American Chamber of Conference President and CEO Doris Carson Williams, Vibrant Pittsburgh President and CEO Melanie Harrington, and Allegheny Conference on Community Development CEO Dennis Yablonsky.
The conference also brings panelists together to share ideas and inspiration, including leaders from Highmark, Massaro Construction, UPMC, Duquesne University, Randall Industries, Rivers Casino, the Three Rivers Workforce Investment Board, and more. And the new CEIR video, “Creating Pebbles of Possibilities for Ladders to Opportunities,” produced by award-winning videographer Emmai Alaquiva, will debut at the close of the meeting.
Join us to learn about progress, share opportunities for making a difference in your organization, and network with others who share a common interest in advancing Pittsburgh’s workforce and supplier diversity and inclusion.
The Corporate Equity & Inclusion Roundtable is an initiative of the Black Political Empowerment Project (B-PEP) and the Greater Pittsburgh Coalition Against Violence (CAV). The Roundtable’s vision is to bring about measurable lasting change and breakthroughs in workforce diversity, equity and inclusion and significantly expanded economic opportunities. For more information, see http://www.b-pep.net