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Diversity & Inclusion Beyond the Workplace

Starts: Thursday, March 08, 2018 @ 11:30 AM
Ends: Thursday, March 08, 2018 @ 1:00 PM
Location: Tangier, 532 W Market St, Akron, OH 44303
Speaker: Tameka L. Taylor, Ph.D., CDE, of Compass Consulting Services, LLC

Tameka TaylorOur March 8 luncheon will present a great opportunity to invite HR colleagues and friends to an enriching learning opportunity. Tameka L. Taylor, Ph.D., CDE, of Compass Consulting Services, LLC, has agreed to bring insights from her half-day workshop on cultural diversity and inclusion to an hour presentation exclusively for the Akron PRSA Chapter.

Prior to founding her own firm, Dr. Taylor was employed at The Diversity Center of Northeast Ohio for 14 years, her last years as Vice President & Director of Leadership Development, where she oversaw all of the Program initiatives for The Diversity Center.

Dr. Taylor facilitated discussions on diversity issues (race, religion, socioeconomics and physical ability) for both youth and adults, built the In-school Programming and Professional Development for The Diversity Center and directed the LeadDIVERSITY program.

Other areas of Dr. Taylor’s expertise are communication, team building, anti-bullying, facilitation skills and conflict management.  Dr. Taylor counsels high school students and families through the Shaker Youth Center.  In addition, she has taught graduate level courses at Kent State University, Walsh University, and a Managing Urban Diversity class at Cleveland State University.

Networking for the PRSA luncheon on March 8 begins at 11:30 a.m. at The Tangier. Cost is $25 for PRSA members; $20 for Early Bird reservations before Friday, March 2; $30 for nonmembers; and $15 for students. Reservations are required by Monday, March 5 and may be made by contacting Lianne Fowler, PRSA Chapter Administrator, at 330-780-5175 or email: akronprsa@gmail.com.  More information is available on the PRSA website at . 

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