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SCDN Leadership Forum: Attracting Residents & Building Community Resiliency through Cultivating Diversity

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Tuesday, June 26, 2018

5:30 pm Registration opens
6:00 – 9:00 pm Event

City of Duquesne Municipal Building
12 South Second Street
Duquesne, PA 15110

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Light dinner will be served

A diverse workforce (age, gender, race, etc.) has been shown to encourage innovation and creativity and is now sought after by employers and jobs seekers alike. A workforce that includes varying socio-economic backgrounds provides the employer with access to broader social networks for talent attraction and other inherent benefits. The SCDN Forum kicks off with a conversation about how your municipality or organization can lead by example by creating an inclusive workplace.

Speakers will include:

  • Melanie Harrington, Executive Director, Vibrant Pittsburgh
  • anupama jain, Executive Director, City of Pittsburgh’s Commission on Gender Equity
  • Shon K. Worner, Senior Associate, Campbell Durrant Beatty Palombo & Miller, P.C.
  • Shad Henderson, Director of Community Partnerships and Investments, Neighborhood Allies
  • Laura Poskin, Director of Age Friendly Pittsburgh, an initiative of Southwestern Pennsylvania Partnership for Aging
  • Wasi Mohamed, Executive Director, Islamic Center of Pittsburgh

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