Learn how and why endurance organizations should prioritize Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Access initiatives. A panel of DEIA experts will discuss:
- Engagement with a broader and more diverse target audience
- Increasing innovation and productivity
- Simple steps for developing a DEIA plan at your organization
The panelists will be:
- Chris Mosier – Team USA Athlete / Transgender Activist / Inclusion & Leadership Consultant / Coach & Personal Trainer
Chris Mosier is a trailblazing hall of fame triathlete, All-American duathlete, and a 6-time member of Team USA. In 2015 he became the first known transgender man to represent the United States in international competition, and was the catalyst for change for the International Olympic Committee policy on transgender athletes. He is also a 2x National Champion and the first transgender athlete to compete in the Olympic Trials in any sport in a category different than their sex assigned at birth. Chris is known as the go-to source for policy and information on transgender people in sport.
- Angela Rodriguez – VP, Head of Strategy, Alma
Angela has spent nearly 20 years uncovering the interplays of Global, US, and Latinx culture, helping brands succeed with Hispanic and non-Hispanic consumers alike. She heads up Alma’s Culture Lab, an innovation think tank that leads the marketplace in Cultural Curation, Consulting, and Research. Among the brands she currently helps grow by connecting them with consumers in more culturally relevant ways are Pepsi, McDonald’s, State Farm, Sprint, Cerveza Sol, Miller Lite, Clorox, Tobacco Free Florida, Memorial Sloan Kettering, Lilly, and PNC Bank. Alma is an agency of modern culture marketers with diversity and inclusion in its DNA and is currently ranked the 4th most effective agency in the country.
- Tim Springer – Accessibility and inclusivity leader and CEO at Level Access
Tim Springer founded Level Access with the vision of creating a world where all digital systems are accessible to people with disabilities. For two decades, Level Access has provided digital accessibility compliance solutions for corporations, government agencies, and leading educational institutions. Springer advises many large public and private sector organizations on the technical challenges and best practices required to successfully achieve accessibility. He was also awarded recognition as Disability Employment Champion of Change by the White House in 2014.
Join us on this session moderated by haku to learn more about how to foster a sense of belonging at your company and your events.