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Building a Better Workplace

  • 25 May 2022
  • 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Doubletree Hotel Oak Brook - Riverview Ballroom

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There is a growing awareness in the industry that being intentional about diversity and inclusion is not only the right thing, it can positively impact every area the business. But what does meaningful change look like?

Join us as Chicago chapter member Courtney Hartnett sits down for a conversation with guest speaker Natosha Reid Rice, Global Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer for Habitat for Humanity International.

Key Discussion Points and Takeaways:

  • Why should you care? The current state of diversity in construction
  • Understand how improving diversity is about more than solving skills shortages or recognizing a business case
  • Hear how inclusive workplaces with engaged employees result in innovation and increased productivity
  • Learn about key steps you can take towards creating a diverse, welcoming and inclusive workplace, and advice on things to consider when doing so

Networking Reception:
Stick around after the program for a networking cocktail reception. Weather permitting, we will open the doors and take the conversation out to the patio with drinks and light appetizers.

CPE is offered for in-person attendees of this program

About Natosha Reid Rice:

Ms. Rice has served with Habitat for Humanity since 2011 and joined the nonprofit's senior leadership team in 2020 as their first Global Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer.

In addition to significant contributions to Habitat for nearly 12 years, Rice previously served as an attorney specializing in real estate. She has also worked as a college professor teaching on the political and practical issues related to community development, and as an accomplished and celebrated speaker and pastor bringing diverse people and communities together.


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