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Diversity and Inclusion Summit Speaker Spotlight: Jonathan Parker

Posted by: Naomi Lin on Tuesday, September 12, 2017

What is the art of conversation? How can it help leaders be more effective in building deeper relationships and creating inclusive cultures? How do leaders master the art of conversation by using vocal art to advance inclusion? 

If you are looking for ways to improve your vocal art and leadership while developing conversation topics regarding inclusion, race religion, politics, and diversity, you need to attend the 2017 Diversity & inclusion Summit - LEVERAGING HUMAN DIFFERENCE: A Strategic Priority for Business Success & Community Prosperity offered by the Greenville Chamber on October 17th.

As facilitator, Jonathan Parker will instruct attendees about the Art of the Conversation: Using Vocal Art to Advance Inclusion. Attendees will acquire relative knowledge and skills training relevant to vocal art leading to more effective dialogue, clearer communication, deeper relationships and greater productivity.

Jonathan Parker originally came from New England and graduated from Bob Jones University. When others routinely noticed his passionate and impressive speaking style, they find it hard to believe that he didn’t start speaking until he was five years old. Parker is a powerful public speaker, creative thought-leader and influencer with a captivating story regarding how he discovered the art of conversation and began to leverage this knowledge to ensure effective communication. Parker’s efforts resulted in a compelling training around the art of conversation that he takes to businesses and nonprofit organizations with great success.

Being a community leader, entrepreneur, and the Director of City Involvement at Fellowship Greenville, Parker has spent nearly a decade teaching and speaking to various audiences. He is responsible for connecting the Church to the community by eliminating the barriers that divide the two leveraging partnerships.

The Greenville Chamber is pleased and delighted to have Jonathan Parker as a Presenter for the 2017 Diversity & Inclusion Summit, LEVERAGING HUMAN DIFFERENCE: A Strategic Priority for Business Success & Community Prosperity. This Summit is scheduled for October 17, 2017 from 9 am to 6 pm at the TD Convention Center. This full day experience will engage business and community leaders across a wide range of private/public sectors and will consists of an opening plenary with keynote speaker, a luncheon with a keynote speaker and approximately 9 different workshops offered in between. The day will end with a LEVERAGE. LAUNCH. LEAD Networking Reception for all guests and speakers.

We have secured a dynamic roster of presenters who are all national and international experts skilled in a wide array of diversity strategies. This is a tremendous opportunity to learn from authorities who have years of experience. Viewing diversity and inclusion as a leadership function is vital for professional and personal development.  The summit will address a variety of topics relevant to helping leaders more effectively manage and value human difference to create high performing organizations and thriving communities. A full listing of session descriptions, speaker bios and registration information can be found online here.

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