The best business decisions are informed by a multitude of perspectives.
Sparking Success: The Intersection of Business and Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
Due to COVID-19, we are limiting events on campus. All speakers and attendees at Sparking Success will be virtual. Looking forward to seeing you on campus soon.
Location and Timing
Date: Friday, October 29, 2021
9:00am – 4:00pm CST
At Rice Business, we endeavor to create a rich learning environment that considers and appreciates a multitude of perspectives that lead to enhanced decision-making. We consider this mindset a critical leadership skill in today’s increasingly global and inclusive workplace.
Sparking Success, our diversity conference, is designed to provide a forum for awareness, dialogue and skill-building around issues of diversity and inclusion as it relates to the business world.
If interested in sponsorship, please contact Lina Y. Bell at 713-348-4731.
CONFIRMED 2021 SPONSORS
Rice Business would like to acknowledge a generous sponsorship from Charlos Ward ’98, ’06 and Lee Riley.
2021 Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Conference Agenda:
|9:15am – 9:30am||
|9:30am – 10:45am||
Keynote Address - Inclusivity and Belonging
|10:45am – 11:45am||
The Action of Allyship
Panel: Affinity Group Student Leaders
|11:45am – 12:00pm||BREAK|
|12:00pm – 12:30pm||
Peace In, Peace Out: Managing the Toll of DEI Work through Mindfulness
|12:30pm – 1:30pm||
Corporate Perspectives: DEI Commitment and Outcomes
Moderator: Professor Constance Porter, Ph.D. - Senior Associate Dean for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
|1:30pm – 2:30pm||
MBA Talent – DEI Considerations
Moderator: Tiffany Stott, Director of Career Education and Advising, Career Development Office - Jones Graduate School of Business - Rice University
|2:30pm – 3:15pm||
DEI Conversations in the Workplace
|3:15pm – 3:20pm||Closing Remarks|
|3:20pm – 4:00pm||Networking
Whova Community Board
Have a question?
Please contact Lina Bell at 713-348-4731 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please explore the agendas from past conferences.