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NEHRA D&I Seminar Series: Elevated Conversations - A Discussion of NEXT Practices in D&I
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NEHRA D&I Seminar Series:  Elevated Conversations - A Discussion of NEXT Practices in D&I

Struggling to evolve your approach to diversity from an HR initiative to a fully integrated business strategy? Join us June 17th and learn the “next” practices used by the region’s top ranking organizations, including State Street, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, ADP and Blue Cross Blue Shield.

6/17/2014
When: Tuesday, June 17, 2014
7:30am - 10:00am
Where: Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Offices
93 Worcester Street
Wellesley, Massachusetts  02481
United States
Presenter: Various - see description for bios
Contact: Sara Frank
781-239-8711


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NEHRA D&I Seminar Series:  
Elevated Conversations - A Discussion of NEXT Practices in Diversity and Inclusion


Program Overview:

 

Struggling to evolve your approach to diversity from an HR initiative to a fully integrated business strategy? Join us June 17th and learn the “next” practices used by the region’s top ranking organizations, including State Street, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, ADP and Blue Cross Blue Shield.



Panelists:

Paul Francisco, Vice President, Workforce Development Programs & Global Inclusion, State Street Corporation

Paul is a Vice President of Workforce Development Programs and Global Inclusion at State Street Corporation. In this role, Paul oversees State Street’s community recruitment programs, and Talent Acquisition Workforce Development initiatives. Paul’s responsibilities also include the oversight of State Street diversity recruitment strategies and the providing of diversity and inclusion consulting services to the various State Street businesses.

Prior to joining state Street, Paul was a Managing Director and Co-founder of Foster & Francisco LLC, an executive search and diversity consulting firm based in Boston. Previous to Foster & Francisco he led recruitment and Relationship Management functions at Bank of America and Fidelity Investments respectively.

 

Ed Hurley-Wales, Vice President of Diversity and Inclusion, ADP

Ed Hurley-Wales is the Vice President of Diversity and Inclusion for ADP. He joined the organization when it was Workscape (now ADP) in 2001 as Senior Vice President, Human Resources. In addition to providing strategic and tactical direction to Workscape's HR department, Ed is responsible for assuring that the company exemplifies world-class human capital management strategies that assist in maintaining its enviable leadership position through strong operational management and a forward-thinking approach to growth and expansion, both organically and through strategic mergers and acquisition activity.

Prior to joining Workscape, Ed was Vice President, Human Resources of Applix, Inc., a customer relationship management analytics software company. Before that, he served as Senior Manager of Human Resources for Duracell, and also held several senior HR leadership positions at Digital Equipment Corporation, including regional sales operations, and led an emerging international networking enterprise group. 

 

Su Joun, Senior Director of Talent, Inclusion and Enterprise Diversity, Blue Cross Blue Shield of MA

Su Joun is the Senior Director of Talent, Inclusion and Enterprise Diversity at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts (BCBSMA).   She currently leads enterprise diversity and inclusion, talent identification and acquisition, career mobility, learning and leadership development, and remote workforce coordination. 

 

She joined BCBSMA in 2009.  Prior to her current role, she held leadership roles in IT and Operations, internal consulting group, and other business areas at BCBSMA.  Prior to BCBSMA, she had spent fifteen years at Key Corp, a Fortune 500 company, serving as the Vice President of Direct to Consumer Programs and Vice President of Market Segment among other leadership roles in business development, operations, client relationship, and customer service.  She has also worked at a start-up company to create a new education financing division.  She was also an entrepreneur and a small business owner having founded and owned a publishing company.

 

Karen Young, Vice President and Chief Inclusion Officer, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care

Karen Young serves as VP & Chief Inclusion Officer of Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, a regional health services company serving members throughout Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Maine. In her current role she is responsible to catalyze and advance Harvard Pilgrim’s company-wide commitment to put inclusion in the forefront of everything we do.   Reporting directly to Harvard Pilgrim’s President  & CEO, she leads the Center for Inclusion Initiatives and provides direction for six tracks intended to deliver business results: Marketplace, Workplace, Supplier/Vendor, Health Care Equity, Community and Enterprise Leadership.

 

Prior to this role, she held the position of Director, Learning, Development and Inclusion and was responsible for value creation through organization development, learning, development and inclusion for business and workplace outcomes.  Her previous experience includes consulting to businesses in the areas of organizational change and learning strategies.

 

Moderated by: Carole Copeland Thomas, MBA, CDMP

As a speaker, trainer, global thought leader, and business owner since 1987, Carole Copeland Thomas moderates the discussions of key issues affecting our global marketplace.  She has her pulse on the issues affecting working professionals and consults with industry leaders on a regular basis.  From speaking at the Federal Highway Administration, SHRM, Hewlett Packard, Verizon, Cargill and Monster.com to interviewing experts around the globe, Carole knows how to analyze the dynamics of a changing marketplace. 

Carole will be signing copies of her book following the panel presentation.



Cost:

Members - $149    Non-Members- $249

 

 

Schedule:

7:30-Registration, Connections and Coffee

8:00-Program begins

10:00-Program Adjourns


PHR/SPHR Credits:

This program has been submitted for approval for 2.0 general credit hours toward PHR and SPHR recertification through the Human Resource Certification Institute. For more information about certification and recertification, please visit their homepage at http://www.hrci.org/. The use of this seal is not an endorsement by the HR Certification Institute of the quality of the program. It means that this program has met the HR Certification Institute's criteria to be pre-approved for re-certification credit.

 
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