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Greenville Chamber to Host 3rd Annual Diversity & Inclusion Summit October 8th

Published Thursday, September 19, 2019

The Greenville Chamber will host its Third Annual Diversity and Inclusion Summit at the Greenville Convention Center on Tuesday, October 8, 2019.

The full-day summit will feature three keynote speakers, multiple workshop sessions and a networking reception. The event is designed to develop authentic and intentional leaders by energizing diversity efforts and inspiring inclusion-minded leadership.

Jennifer Brown, Founder and CEO of Jennifer Brown Consulting says, “It is an honor to be part of the third annual Diversity & Inclusion Summit and to appear amongst such a powerful and dynamic group of leadership experts. My own journey has allowed me to share my experiences and passion for advocacy to help organizations, leaders and individuals create cultures of belonging where everyone can thrive and contribute to their fullest potential. I’m excited to share those strategies and more at this year’s summit in my keynote presentation.”

“I am honored to be a part of the Greenville Chamber’s 3rd annual Diversity & Inclusion Summit,” said Victoria Russell, Papa John’s Chief of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion and our Luncheon Keynote. “It is true that out of crisis comes opportunity and I look forward to sharing Papa John’s journey towards a more inclusive culture where everyone belongs.”

"The value we each bring to the table is critical to our collective success. I am thrilled to have the opportunity to share my expertise and inspire our attendees at the Greenville Chamber's 3rd annual Diversity and Inclusion Summit," said Karen Hinds, our Closing Keynote and Author, Consultant and Founder/CEO Workplace Success Group.

Attendees will also choose between two of eight workshop sessions, covering topics including: 

  • Voiceless at Work? How to Retain Diverse Talent in the Workplace
  • Diversity and Inclusion: By the Numbers – From the Inside Out
  • Putting Your D&I Voice Into Action
  • Finding Common Places Through Conflict Resolution
  • Beyond Lip Service
  • Women and Automation – Breaking Barriers for the Future of Work
  • Closing the Generational Gap: Leveraging Generational Diversity for Competitive advantage
  • Mentorship: The Secret Weapon You Need to Increase Your Workplace Inclusion

The Summit qualifies for 6.5 Professional Development Credits to SHRM-SCP.

The Greenville Chamber is expecting around 700 attendees. Registration is $150 for Greenville Chamber Investors and $225 for all others. Pre-registration will close on October 12. Learn more and register at


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