Inclusion is the Answer to Next Level Networking
Monday 9:45 – 10:45 AM
Every professional wants to be good at networking because of the countless opportunities that occur when we know what to say and do. But networking—especially inclusive networking— doesn’t come naturally to a lot of people. Although most professionals know what to do, some of us frequently hesitate to step outside our comfort zones, so we waste golden opportunities to advance our goals. In this session, we focus on the art of inclusive networking. Using role-play, you’ll gain crucial insights about how to excel as a savvy networker while discovering ways to be more inclusive when attending or planning meetings, events, or conferences.
Simone Morris is CEO of Simone Morris Enterprises LLC, a certified minority and women-owned business enterprise. She is an award-winning diversity and inclusion leader and a consultant and speaker committed to diversifying the workplace, and training women and emerging leaders to take true leadership positions in all aspects of their lives. Her business recently received the 2019 WBEs who rock award from Minority Business Entrepreneur Magazine for leadership and community outreach.
Ms. Morris has a background that includes over two decades in Corporate America spanning information technology, commercial strategy and human resources.