The Third Annual Employee Resource Group Summit
Pivot – Evolve – Become
 
Monday, October 22, 2018
12:00 P.M. – 6:00 P.M.
770 Cochituate Rd, Framingham, MA 01701
 

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Join The TJX Companies, Inc. for the Third Annual Employee Resource Group Summit
Learn how industry professionals apply the 4C Model (Careers, Community, Commerce, Culture) to Pivot their vision, Evolve their missions, and Become global leaders through innovative Employee/Associate Resource Group practices. 
What’s the 4C Model?
The 4C Model was designed by Robert Rodriguez, PhD and DRR Advisors, LLC provides a multidimensional perspective on Employee/Associate Resource Groups effectiveness. The model allows firms to assess the current health, impact and effectiveness of their Employee/Associate Resource Groups on 4 key elements: Culture, Careers, Commerce, and Community.
 
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The Value of Employee/Associate Resource Groups
Companies that have Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) departments maximize the multicultural fiber of their employees. The study Diversity Matters published in 2015 by the global consulting company McKinsey & Company revealed that companies who embrace ethnic diversity, register 35% higher profits and companies that promote gender diversity, have accounted for a 15% increase in revenues. Read more here.

Agenda

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Registration & Networking Lunch

1:00 PM - 1:30 PM - Opening Remarks & Keynote Speaker:

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Session Leader: Dr. Hitendra Patel

Innovation Thought Leader, Professor and Global Speaker, and Managing Director — IXL Center

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Emcee: Roger Guzman

Global D&I – TJX Companies, Inc.

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1:30 PM - 2:30 PM - Panel Discussion

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Emcee: Roger Guzman

Global D&I – TJX Companies, Inc.

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paul_125pxExecutive Speaker: Paul Francisco

Chief Diversity Officer — State Street

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Executive Speaker: Dawn Frazier-Bohnert

Senior Vice President, Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer — Liberty Mutual Insurance

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Executive Speaker: Stephanie Browne

Vice President of Talent Acquisition, Diversity and Inclusion — Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts

Bio

 

2:30 PM - 2:45 PM - Break, ERG Community Wall

2:45 PM - 3:45 PM - Executive Session: Pivot

teresa-headshot-color-for-web-squareExecutive Speaker: Teresa Nelson, Ph,D

Professor – Simmons University Business School

Principal – The Impact Seat

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3:15 PM - 4:15 PM - Executive Session: Evolve

sandraExecutive Speaker: Sandra Casey Buford, Ph.D

Executive Vice President Strategy & Innovation – Decision Insight, Inc.

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3:45 PM - 4:00 PM - Break, ERG Community Wall

4:00 PM - 4:30 PM - Closing Keynote: Become

robertExecutive Speaker: Robert Rodriguez, Ph.D

President – DRR Advisors LLC

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4:30 PM - 6:00 PM - Reception