Project Excellence via Diversity, Equity and Inclusion – October 21, 2021
When: Thursday, October 21, 2021, 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Where: Via Zoom
Credit: 2 Leadership PDUs
Registration fee: $10 Members, $20 Non-members
Speaker: Megan A. Speight, M.S.
As seen in recent PMI Pulse of the Profession findings, 88 percent of surveyed project professionals reported that diverse project teams increase value. Meanwhile, organizations with culturally diverse leadership are associated with higher organizational performance.
As the global PMI community works together towards building a more equitable future, Megan will share insights on how to create a future of opportunity and inclusiveness for all – and what steps we can take today as individual changemakers, professionals, and community members.
6:30 pm – 7:00 pm Networking
7:00 pm – 8:00 pm Speaker Presentation and Q&A
8:00 pm – 8:30 pm Breakout Boxes (Discussion About Session/Meet the Speaker)
Megan A. Speight, M.S. has worked in both the nonprofit and for-profit sectors for organizations such as Comcast, the National Constitution Center, and Maternity Care Coalition. In her current role as Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion(DE&I) Manager at Project Management Institute, Ms. Speight leads and works with cross functional teams to advance PMI’s work in the space of DE&I. Through her work, Ms. Speight promotes a diverse, equitable, and inclusive culture, and positions PMI as a growing force in the DE&I space by integrating it into the different components of the organization and global community.
Ms. Speight is a native of Wyndmoor, Pennsylvania, but currently resides in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She is a graduate of Springside School, obtained her B.A. in Communications from George Mason University and her M.S. in Public Communication from Drexel University. She is co-Chair of the Board of Directors for Project 440, the Marketing Advisory Committee, and is a member of the Junior League of Philadelphia.
|Event Date||10-21-2021 6:30 pm|
|Event End Date||10-21-2021 8:30 pm|
|Cut off date||10-21-2021 6:30 pm|