As a part of the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City’s Diversity and Inclusion Summit series, the Fed is pleased to host a discussion on the importance of building a strong professional network on October 20, 2015. Ron Busby, President and CEO of the U.S. Black Chambers, Inc., and Christal Watson, President and CEO of the Heartland Black Chamber of Commerce, will provide insight on how to achieve personal and professional success through building and growing connections with others. Hear from a

As a part of the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City’s Diversity and Inclusion Summit series, the Fed is pleased to host a discussion on the importance of building a strong professional network on October 20, 2015. Ron Busby, President and CEO of the U.S. Black Chambers, Inc., and Christal Watson, President and CEO of the Heartland Black Chamber of Commerce, will provide insight on how to achieve personal and professional success through building and growing connections with others. Hear from a panel of prominent leaders from within the community telling their stories of how networking has benefitted them both personally and professionally. Learn tips on how to effectively use your networking skills, increase your professional network, and communicate your personal brand. Practice your networking skills at the reception immediately following the program. The reception is hosted by the Fed in partnership with the National Black MBA Association (NBMBAA) and the Urban Financial Services Coalition (UFSC). Be sure to register early.
Event Date:October 20, 2015
Program Time:3:00 – 5:00 pm
Reception Time:5:00 – 6:30 pm
Event Location:Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City 1 Memorial Drive Kansas City, MO 64198
As a part of the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City’s Diversity and Inclusion Summit series, the Fed is pleased to host a discussion on September 30, 2015, that will look at the current and future state of girls and women in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) and mentoring. Julie Kantor, Vice President and Chief Partnership Officer of STEMconnector/Million Women Mentors, will share her perspective on increasing interest among girls and women with STEM programs and careers. STEMconnector is both a resource and a service, designed to link “all things STEM,” with a particular emphasis on diversity and women, and the Million Women Mentors program connects STEM mentoring partnerships. In addition, there will be a panel of experts who will highlight emerging local STEM programs and services.
Immediately following the program, a reception will be held. Be sure to register early to learn about what is happening on a national and local level related to STEM education and careers.