IUPUC to Host "Lead by Design: Inclusion Revealed" on Thursday, October 31, 2019

October 18, 2019
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IUPUC’s Office for Women and the Center for Business and Economic Development will host Lead by Design: Inclusion Revealed on Thursday, October 31, 2019 from 7:30 – 10 a.m. at the Mill Race Center in Columbus, Indiana.  The event includes breakfast from 7:30 – 8 a.m., followed by a panel discussion featuring local business and education leaders who will discuss the differences between diversity and inclusion, community inclusion efforts, roadblocks, and best practices.  

Sponsored by Innovate Indiana, along with several community businesses and organizations, this program is the second in the “Lead by Design” series, the first being Lead by Design: An Inspirational Initiative which was held in March. “With the success of our first event, we wanted to follow up with a deeper dive into the topic of inclusion as it relates to diversity,” said Melissa Fairbanks, director of the Center for Business and Economic Development at IUPUC.

The panelists for this discussion include:

  • Whitney Amuchastegui – Executive Director, Su Casa Columbus
  • Kevin Jones, Ed.D. – Associate Professor of Management, IUPUC
  • Ian Kohen – Director Corporate Responsibility, Cummins Inc.
  • Kathy Oren – Executive Director, Community Education Coalition

The moderator for the event is Nicole Pence Becker, MPA – Owner, Pence Media Group, LLC.

Event Details

Date:  Thursday October 31, 2019
Time:  7:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. (Breakfast from 7:30 – 8 a.m. followed by panel discusion & networking)
Location:  Mill Race Center, 900 Lindsey Street, Columbus, IN 47201
Registration Deadline: October 24, 2019

The event is free and open to the public, however, seating is limited so reservations are recommended. For more information and to register, go to iupuc.edu/events/lead-by-design. Registration deadline is October 24, 2019.