Join YNPN RVA for an exciting Professional Development event focusing on diversity and inclusion in the workplace. Together we’ll listen to Jacquie Johnson from Virginia Center for Inclusive Communities (VCIC) and learn how we can make the case to leadership, develop and implement Diversity & Inclusion policies and procedures, and be an ambassador through professional branding.
This workshop will help you build your:
BRAND: Learn how to brand yourself a diversity and inclusion champion.
NETWORK: Connect with like-minded peers who are diversity and inclusion advocates.
CAREER: Learn how to grow your career with a diversity and inclusion lens.
WHAT: YNPN RVA’s Diversity & Inclusion for New Professionals and Emerging Leaders
WHEN: June 18th, 12 pm to 1:30 pm
WHERE: The Community Foundation Training Room, 3409 Moore St. Richmond, VA 23230 (Scott’s Addition)
BRING: Your lunch
COST: Free for 2019 YNPN RVA Members, $10 for non-Members (learn about 2019 membership)
PARKING: Street parking available
Jacquie Johnson is Professional Development Coordinator at the Virginia Center for Inclusive Communities (VCIC), an organization that works with schools, businesses, and communities to achieve success through inclusion. In her role, she designs, coordinates, delivers and evaluates diversity and inclusion programs conducted for VCIC’s workplace clients across Virginia.
Jacquie has a diverse background that includes instructional design, workplace diversity, equity, and inclusion, cultural competency, critical race theory, organizational development, leadership development, and underrepresented community outreach and engagement. Jacquie is especially interested in how inclusive language, adult learning events, and inner self-work help build and sustain workplaces and broader communities where everyone thrives. Past employers include National Trust for Historic Preservation; American Association for Access, Equity and Diversity; and Morgan Lewis, an international law firm.
Jacquie received her Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice from Old Dominion University in Norfolk, VA and her Master’s degree in Anthropology from George Washington University in Washington DC.