Diversity and Inclusion Panel Discussion

Diversity & Inclusion: What Does Communications Have to Do with It?

Is your organization up to the task of communicating to diverse groups of people, and integrating diversity and inclusion into all operations? Want to learn more?

Global Novations and IABC Boston invite you to a half-day professional development seminar on Diversity & Inclusion: What Does Communications Have to Do with It?

When: Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Where: Global Novations, 200 West Street, Waltham, MA

Time: 8–8:30AM Registration & Networking, 8:30AM–noon Panel Discussion

Jan Thibodeau, ABC, Vice President, Consulting, Global Novations, will serve as moderator of a panel discussion featuring four Diversity & Inclusion experts. She brings more than 20 years of organizational development experience helping clients helping clients such as American Greetings and Fortune 500 companies in the financial and pharmaceutical industries implement Diversity & Inclusion strategies.


  • Renita L. Jefferson, Director of Leadership Development and Diversity & Inclusion, American Greetings. Renita has aligned a multi-year Diversity and Inclusion strategy to instill the value, “We care about people and treat them with respect.”
  • Demetrai Mitchell, Director, Diversity and Inclusion, Raytheon Company’s Integrated Defense Systems (IDS) business. Demetrai is responsible for directing a strategy that cultivates an inclusive environment across IDS.
  • Greg Morris, Senior Consultant, Global Novations. Greg’s expertise includes global and multicultural teamwork, intercultural communications, inclusive recruiting, and non-traditional diversity such as communication style.
  • Thomas L. Saltonstall, Director of Diversity & Inclusion at Bunker Hill Community College. Thomas has a strong track record in diversity initiatives and civil rights advocacy. With a student body representing 97 countries and speaking 75 languages, the college is one of the most diverse in New England.

Seating is limited.

$50 IABC Boston members

$60 IABC Boston nonmembers

$40 student members

$50 student nonmembers

Register Here!

About IABC Boston

Serving five New England states, the Boston chapter of the International Association of Business Communicators offers its members a vast array of communication resources and networking opportunities. For more information, visit: http://boston.iabc.com.

About Global Novations

Global Novations helps the world’s leading organizations unleash the capacity of their employees. We provide innovative consulting and training services that help organizations optimize their talent management programs and deliver exceptional organizational performance. For more information, visit: http://www.globalnovations.com.