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Thursday May 6th, 2021 11:06AM

Gwinnett Chamber to host diversity summit next month

By Regan Spinks Reporter

The Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce will host its first-ever Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Summit at Infinite Energy Forum on Wednesday, May 19.

The inaugural event, sponsored by Georgia Power, will “create a space to engage in critical, thoughtful and challenging dialogue,” according to a release from the Gwinnett Chamber.

“The Gwinnett Chamber recognizes, now, more than ever, that diversity, equity and inclusion are fundamental growth drivers across all businesses in our community,” Gwinnett Chamber President and CEO Nick Masino said in the release. “We look forward to having these honest discussions to make Gwinnett continue to be great.”

Speakers at the summit will include AT&T Georgia President Venessa Harrison, Gwinnett County Board of Commissioners Chairwoman Nicole Love Hendrickson and two panels comprised of leaders in diversity, equity and inclusion.

The first panel will feature Sloane Drake, Georgia Power Vice President of Human Resources; Kevin Greiner, Gas South President and CEO; and Sara Irvani, Okabashi Brand CEO. Panel 2 will include Rene Alegria, MundoHispanico.com President and CEO; Keyra Johnson, Delta Airlines Chief Diversity and Inclusion Strategist; and Sue Schmidlkofer, Diversity, UPS Equity & Inclusion Director.

Panel moderators will be ADJ Consultants Founder and Member Aisha Deberry and Georgia Power Metro North Region Director Doug Jenkins.

Following the guest speakers and panel discussions, the program will conclude with an award presentation to organizations and leaders who are championing diversity, equity and inclusion in their workplaces and communities, per the release.

For more information about the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Summit, contact Lina Teitelbaum at 678-584-2252 or [email protected]. More information about sponsorship opportunities for the summit is available here.

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