Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in the Workplace Forum

2022 Schedule for Louisiana Tech University and Grambling State University Students

Click on the links below to register for each session. The networking opportunities listed below are available exclusively for Louisiana Tech College of Business and Grambling University students. These sessions allow you to meet with the talent teams from notable companies who have representatives presenting throughout the day’s sessions. 

Tuesday, Feb. 1, 2022

8:30 – 9:30 a.m.
Leading the Conversation on Diversity and Inclusion
Diversity and inclusion executives from Hallmark, Paypal, Microsoft, Lowe’s, and JP Morgan Chase will come together for an engaging panel-style conversation about diversity and inclusion. 

9:30 – 10 a.m.
Networking Session: JP Morgan Chase

9:30 – 10 a.m.
Networking Session: Lowe’s Companies, Inc.

10 – 11 a.m.
Welcome to our Table: Leadership Lessons from Executive Women
Top female diversity and inclusion executives from General Motors, Consumers Energy, Ford, and Stellantis will come together to share leadership lessons learned through their experiences.

11 – 11:30 a.m.
Networking Session: Stellantis

11 – 11:30 a.m.
Networking Session: Ford Motor Company

11:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Inclusion Infusion: Advance Your Career with The Power of Cultural Intelligence
Featuring Devoreaux Walton, Global Diversity and Inclusion Manager for IBM

12 – 12:30 p.m.
Networking Session: IBM

1 – 1:30 p.m.
Inclusion and Employee Engagement
Featuring Stephen Metoyer, ’91, Chief Inclusion Officer for Deloitte Tax LLP

1:30 – 2 p.m.
Networking Session: Deloitte (sponsored by NABA)

2:30 – 3 p.m.
Authenticity, Allyship and Advancement
Featuring Karen Perham-Lippman, Diversity and Inclusion Manager for Lumen Technologies

3 – 3:30 p.m.
Networking Session: Lumen 

4 – 4:30 p.m.
Right Brain and Left Brain: A Holistic Approach to Advancing Workplace DE&I
Featuring Scott Nycum, Chief Diversity Officer for GDIT

4:30 – 5 p.m.
Networking Session: GDIT

5 – 6 p.m.
Post-Conference Activity: Case Challenge featuring Dow Chemical
Join Crystal King, Dow Chemical’s Senior Lead Site Manufacturing Director, for a hands-on DEI case challenge in Davis Auditorium (COB 101).