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Welcome

Westbridge Solutions is delighted to partner with GUIDE, Inc. to present the 2020 Global Fluency Summit!  Our theme for this year’s Summit is “Inclusion, Allyship & Belonging: Building Community and Cultivating Corporate Culture.” 

APRIL 17, 2020 - 8:30 am - 3:30 pm - Atlanta Tech park

Where

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 Join us for this highly-anticipated event to explore a range of topics, while creating a culture of inclusion and belonging.  Atlanta Tech Park is a fantastic place to build community, while engaging in fun and informative discussions. This is why we knew this would be the perfect venue to host our Summit! Come join us at 107 Technology Parkway, in the beautiful city of Norcross, GA!

What

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Diversity and inclusion as a leadership function is vital for professional and personal development. A diverse, inclusive workplace and society doesn’t just happen. Huge demographic shifts are happening that impact our business models and require a new way of conducting business to ensure community prosperity.

Who

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As our theme for the Summit is " Inclusion, Allyship & Belonging: Building Community and Cultivating Corporate Culture," this Summit is full-day event filled with inspiration, encouragement, challenges and connections - all presented in an immersive learning environment. Attendees will enrich their lives and businesses by taking advantage of this unique opportunity to hone their skills as authentic, intentional diversity leaders.

summit agenda

  

Morning Session

8:30-8:50 AM: Breakfast, Registration & Activities


8:50-9:00 AM: Chairman Charlotte Nash, Gwinnett County Board of Directors, Morning Greeting


9:00-9:45 AM: Tonia Morris, Morning Keynote


10:00-10:45 AM: Jessica Andrews-Wilson

"Turning to One Another: Conversations to Restore Hope"  


10:45-11:15: AM Networking Event


11:15-12:00 PM: Breakout Session #1

- Alonzo Kelly

" Nigrescence, Multiple Self Theory, and Identity; Understanding The Consequences of Hypercorrecting In Order To Belong"

  

- Dawn Christian

" Building Your Belonging BOD (Board of Directors): Advocacy, Allyship and Building a Culture of Inclusion in a Global Workplace "

 

- Andrea Garcia, CMI-Spanish

"Self-Care and Healthy Boundaries for Service Providers"


Afternoon Session

12:15-1:00 PM: Miranda Madar, Afternoon Keynote


1:15-2:00 PM: Breakout Session #2

- Blake Jones

"The Blueprint Expert"


- Michael Davis, PhD.

" Using Your Privilege to Provide Space and Challenge Systems"


-  Karen Hills Pruden, PhD.

"Veterans, Retirees and the Overqualified: The Hidden Gems to Surpassing Your Strategic Goals and Objectives Tied to Diversity"


Breakout Session #3, 2:15-3:00 PM:

- Marcelo Cedeno, CHI-Spanish

"Vicarious Trauma at Work"


- Dani Lee Harris, PhD.

"Interconnectedness: The Oneness We All Share"


- Anya Enright

"Best Practices for Cultural Competence in Video Relay Interpreting" 


3:00-3:30 PM: Raffle, Closing Activities & Remarks


Our Partner

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GOLD SPONSOR

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Supporting Sponsors

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become a sponsor

We are committed to the charge of diversity & inclusion becoming

the standard to strengthen and impact our communities. As a means to that end, we invite you to consider becoming a Sponsor for this event. Various Sponsorship levels are available. Download our Sponsorship Form to learn more about our Sponsorship packages.

Sponsorship Form 2020 (pdf)

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Hotel Information

Download information for our partnering hotels, discount code for our room blocks and shuttle service to and from the Summit.

Hotel Information (pdf)

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Questions About the summit?

Contact Us!

The Global Fluency Summit

(678) 856-7941

Hours

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09:00 am – 05:00 pm