General Session Day 3, 5 FastFWD;
S2-A Partnering Across the Boundaries: Creating Powerful Ally Relationships;
S4-B: Diversity, Inclusion and the Unconscious Mind: How Does What We Know About the Brain Impact the Way We Do Diversity Work in the 21st Century?
About Howard Ross
Howard Ross is Founder & Chief Learning Officer of Cook Ross Inc., one of the nation’s leading Diversity consultancies. Howard has served more than 25 years as an influential business consultant to hundreds of organizations across the United States and in 25 other countries, specializing in leadership, diversity, and organizational transformation. He is a recognized thought leader on the topic of exploring and addressing Unconscious Bias. Howard is also the architect of award-winning training and awareness programs, and of CultureVision and The Diversity Toolkit.
Howard served as the 2007-2008 Johnnetta B. Cole Professor of Diversity-in-Residence at Bennett College for Women, the first time a white man had ever served in such a position at an HBCU. Howard can be heard monthly on NPR, as a regular guest on The Kojo Nnamdi Show. Howard has long been an advocate for community-building strategies that build bridges across communities, serving on various boards of directors over his almost 30 years in the profession. He currently serves on the external diversity advisory board of the Human Rights Campaign. He is the author of ReInventing Diversity: Transforming Organizational Community to Strengthen People, Purpose & Performance, published by Rowman Littlefield in association with the Society for Human Resource Management.