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Wednesday, September 16, 2020

Diversity and Inclusion in an Ever-Changing Business World - REGISTRATION NOW CLOSED

Start Date: 9/16/2020 11:45 AM EDT
End Date: 9/16/2020 1:00 PM EDT

Venue Name: Virtual Meeting

Organization Name: HR Alliance DC

Amy Steinbicker
Phone: (703) 433-9576

Welcome and Networking: 11:45 - Noon
Join us on time so we may welcome you and provide a networking opportunity, through the use of break-out rooms, so you may meet new people!

HR Alliance DC welcomes Alex Allen, HRADC Board Member and Director, Global Inclusion & Collaboration - Customer Experience and Sales & Marketing at Cisco, for a keynote session on leading an organization towards an inclusive and conscious culture through innovative HR programming. As a Human Capital Strategist with more than 20 years of experience at companies like General Electric, Home Depot and Nestle, Alex will share his personal and professional journey around his passion for proximity and how that has manifested in his work at Cisco and beyond.
Looking ahead, as the business world contemplates the compounding effects of racial injustice, pandemic, and economic depression, HR leaders have a seminal opportunity to lead their organizations into the future through progressive actions and programs. In this 60-minute session, you will gain insight into how to answer the question, “What can I do?” as an HR leader to inspire action and bring a full spectrum of people together to harness the power of diversity in your organization.
As an outcome of this session you will learn:

  • The foundational elements of Diversity and Inclusion
  • Cisco Systems best practices for Diversity and Inclusion
  • A proven strategy for Progressive Inclusion
  • Actionable steps you can take to begin or enhance your own program

Speaker: Alex Allen

Alex Allen is the Director, Global Inclusion & Collaboration - Customer Experience and Sales & Marketing at Cisco. A seasoned human capital strategist and executive consultant, Alex has earned a reputation for designing and implementing award-winning human capital initiatives that drive business transformation through leader and employee enablement. He is passionate about unifying workplace culture, enhancing employee engagement and increasing retention and attraction of top talent.

A member of the Board of Directors of the HR Alliance of Washington, D.C., Alex counts three North America Employee Engagement Awards and one Bronze Stevie Award among his recent accolades for transformation, employee engagement and internal communication.

Staff Note:
All those who register in advance should receive registration confirmation from our hosting platform two days prior to the event and the night before. 

Professional Development:
HR Certification Institute's® ( official seal confirms that HR Alliance DC meets the criteria for pre-approved recertification credit(s) for any of HRCI’s eight credentials, including SPHR® and PHR®.  This program has been awarded 1.0 HR (General) credits.

HR Alliance DC is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for the SHRM-CP® or SHRM-SCP®. This program is valid for 1.0 PDCs for the SHRM-CP® or SHRM-SCP®. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit


Online Registration

Registration is Closed
Closed: 9/16/2020 11:00 AM

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