Unity through Diversity & Inclusion: It Begins with All of Us

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The DiversityFIRST™ Awards Luncheon is a signature annual event that provides an opportunity to recognize individuals, corporations and organizations for their leadership, achievement, and commitment to diversity and inclusion.

For questions or comments please contact Bridgette Scott at [email protected].

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Los Angeles Downtown 120 S Los Angeles St, Los Angeles, CA 90012

Denita Willoughby

Denita Willoughby

Vice President, Supply Management & Support Services
Southern California Gas Company (SoCalGas)

Janine Hancock

Janine Hancock

Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
Harvard-Westlake's

Dianne Baquet

Dianne Baquet

Partner
Sheppard Mullin

Maryann Baumgarten

Maryann Baumgarten

Head of Tech Diversity Business Partners
Facebook

Sally Chan

Sally Chan

Vice President, Community Engagement
Warner Bros

Tala Toufanian Jayadevan

Tala Toufanian Jayadevan

Partner
McDermott Will & Emery

Lisa Strack

Lisa Strack

Diversity Recruiting Program Officer, VP
Bank of the West

Yusuf Zakir

Yusuf Zakir

Director of Diversity and Inclusion
Holland & Knight

Mandy Bryant

Mandy Bryant

IT Learning Sr Manager
Blue Shield of California

Maryann Baumgarten

Maryann Baumgarten

Head of Tech Diversity Business Partners
Facebook

Bernard Coleman

Bernard Coleman

Global Head of Inclusive Engagement
Uber Technologies Inc.

Tala Toufanian Jayadevan

Tala Toufanian Jayadevan

Partner
McDermott Will & Emery

Jessica Kimball

Jessica Kimball

HR Strategy Leader
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Liji Thomas

Liji Thomas

Head of Diversity & Inclusion
Southern California Edison

Lisa Strack

Lisa Strack

Vice President, Diversity Recruiting Program Officer
Bank of the West

Terrance Mayes

Terrance Mayes

Chief Diversity Officer and Associate Vice Chancellor for Diversity and Inclusion, Susan and Henry Samueli College of Health Sciences
University of California, Irvin

Blue Shield of California
Buzzfeed
Genetech
T-Mobile

Agenda

8:00a - 8:30a Registration, Breakfast, and Networking
8:30a - 8:50a Welcome & Opening Remarks
8:50a - 9:40a LGBTQ+ and Ally ‘101’ Training
Siobhan Boyd-Nelson (Development Director - Equality Ohio)
9:40a - 9:50a Break
9:50a - 10:45a Business, HR, and ERG Best Practices Panel
10:45a - 11:00a Audience Q&A session
11:00a - 11:35a Ally & Language Exercise
11:35a - 11:40a Closing Remarks

For questions or comments please contact Kate Padula at [email protected].

Sponsors

BRONZE

sponsor
$1250
  • Designated as a Bronze Sponsor of the summit; this designation will be on the event webpage, all pre-event and event online and email promotional material, and printed event materials
  • Professional photographs of event for organizational use
  • Quarter-page ad in the printed event program
  • 2 tickets to the summit

SILVER

sponsor
$2,500
  • Designated as a Silver Sponsor of the summit; this designation will be on the event webpage, all pre-event and event online and email promotional material, and printed event materials
  • Professional photographs of event for organizational use
  • Half-page ad in the printed event program
  • 4 tickets to the summit

GOLD

sponsor
$5,000
  • Designated as an Gold Sponsor of the summit; this designation will be on the event webpage, all pre-event and event online and email promotional material, and printed event materials
  • Gold Sponsor(s) will be included in recognition of 50% event proceeds donation to the Ohio Stem Learning Network
  • Professional photographs of event for organizational use
  • Full-page ad in the printed event program
  • 8 tickets to the summit

PRESENTING

sponsor
$10,000
  • Designated as Presenting Sponsor of the summit; this designation will be on the event webpage, all pre-event and event online and email promotional material, and printed event materials – limited to two co-title organizations
  • Presenting Sponsor(s) will be included in recognition of 50% event proceeds donation to the Ohio Stem Learning Network
  • Presenting Sponsor(s) will be listed on all nametags, table tents, and signage during the event
  • Receive a formal plaque as Presenting Sponsor of the event
  • An opportunity to have a representative from your organization provide remarks to open or close the event (10 minutes)
  • Professional photographs of event for organizational use
  • Two full-page ads in the printed event program
  • 16 tickets to the summit