Lancaster Chamber Lancaster Chamber

Diversity Summit: Everyone Has a Story

Jun 11, 2019 07:30AM to Jun 11, 2019 12:30PM
Spooky Nook Sports, 2913 Spooky Nook Road, Manheim, PA 17545


Cost: $70

The Lancaster Chamber and Lancaster SHRM present “Everyone Has A Story”—a half-day summit featuring four national and local speakers. These speakers will engage and help us to delve deeper into areas of racism, disability, and the need for not only diversity, but inclusion in the workforce.


Dr. Steve Robbins – Unintentional Intolerance
Dr. Robbins is an international speaker who uses neuroscience and the science of human behavior to challenge organizations to be more open-minded. His concept of “Unintentional Intolerance” has been presented to organizations such as NASA, Boeing, Caterpillar, Microsoft, Gap Inc., and more.


Heather Valudes – Immigration Employer Consortium
Heather Valudes, Community Impact Director at Lancaster Chamber, will speak about her newly created Employer Immigration Consortium, which looks to partner employers together to hire, train, and retain the immigrant population within the workforce.


Dr. Amanda Kemp – Stop the Hurt: 5 Steps to Stop Implicit Racial Bias 
Dr. Kemp will speak on racism and unconscious bias. She uses the Starbucks example to define racial bias and then provides her 5 steps to help your business and teams stop implicit racial bias and become more inclusive and equitable


Kayla McKeon – IMAGINE: Career Opportunities and Abilities of Individuals with Down Syndrome
Kayla McKeon will speak on “Imagine: Career Opportunities and Abilities of Individuals with Down Syndrome”. Kayla is the first registered Capitol Hill lobbyist with Down syndrome and has successfully lobbied to get a bill signed helping those with disabilities in the workforce.


VIP Lunch with Diversity Summit Speakers

LSHRM and Lancaster Chamber are hosting a VIP lunch immediately following the Diversity Summit on Tuesday, 6/11/19. Join us from 12:30 – 2:00 and and enjoy a follow up lunch to learn more about Diversity and Inclusion from our speakers.  
***There is a separate registration page for the VIP lunch***

Diversity Summit qualifies for 3.5 SHRM/HRCI professional development credits - approval pending.


Thank you to our generous sponsors:

Lancaster Chamber
115 East King Street
Lancaster, PA 17602
Tel: (717) 397-3531
Fax: (717) 293-3159

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