7th Annual Inclusion Forum

  • Overview

    Join the Greater Des Moines Partnership for the 7th Annual Inclusion Forum on Diversity and Inclusion. The schedule for the day is below. 
    7:15 – 8:30am: Registration/Breakfast; 8:30 – 8:45am: Welcome & Sponsor Recognitions; 8:45 – 9:30am: Agents of Change: Unlocking Our Human Potential; 9:30 – 9:40am: Inclusion Award Winner Announcement; 9:40 – 10:40am: D&I Best Practices: 2019 Inclusion Award Winner; 10:40 – 10:50am: Break; 10:50 – 11:50am: Keynote – May E. Snowden, MBA, MPA; 11:50am – Noon Closing

    Building Alliances Across Identity So We Can Celebrate Success!
    Previously serving as the VP of Global Diversity for Starbucks Coffee Company, Chief Diversity Officer for Eastman Kodak Company and Executive Director of Diversity for US West, May Snowden is now a Senior Fellow in Human Capital and Program Director for two councils of The Conference Board focused on diversity and inclusion. Nationally recognized as a diversity and inclusion voice, Snowden brings more than 30 years of experience leading initiatives that strengthen corporate cultures and brand identification while improving relations with customers, vendors and the community. Hear how her commitment to developing new conscious awareness around the thoughts, beliefs and actions that lead to justice and equity among people has created a lasting impact.