People’s United Bank – Diversity, Equity & Inclusion in Organizational Culture
WHERE AND WHEN
- This workshop will be held online via Zoom. The participation link will be included in your confirmation email and will be emailed again several days before the workshop.
- Monday, November 30, 2020 – 9:00am to 10:30am
This workshop will provide insight to embracing a pluralistic view within the workplace by helping attendees think through ways in which they can truly acknowledge, accept, and utilize differences. We will examine how current organization systems may have been unknowingly built to exclude people.
Gary Lyon, EdD
Gary Lyon, EdD joined Centerboard in 2013. Native to North Carolina, Gary brings his southern charm along with nearly 20 years of nonprofit managerial experience to Centerboard. As Director of Youth Services & Special Initiatives, Gary is responsible for the overall operations of Youth Services at Centerboard with the support of his leadership team. Gary spearheads Centerboard’s diversity, equity and inclusion work, overseeing and implementing strategies to support continuous quality improvement for the organization. Gary is also a consultant at VISIONS, Inc. where he teaches and trains core concepts around culture and identity with VISIONS’s tools and guidelines to assist others in embracing, utilizing, and understanding differences.
Kim Hopkins, LICSW
Kim Hopkins, LICSW, joined Centerboard in 2009 and is the Director of Innovation & Planning. She has more than 20 years of experience working with youth and families in a variety of settings including residential programs, foster homes, special education day schools, public schools, and outpatient clinics. Kim has been a Collaborative & Proactive Solutions trainer with Dr. Ross Greene’s non-profit, Lives in the Balance, since 2007 and has brought her expertise to Centerboard. Kim also brings ten years of experience in diversity, equity, and inclusion work. She has a Certificate in Professional Fundraising and is involved with Centerboard’s quality assurance, program development, and grant writing initiatives.