Join IABC/Chicago and Ragan Consulting Group on Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021 to learn about the importance of communications in executing your DE&I strategy.
Even in the midst of managing a global pandemic, organizations are prioritizing their diversity, equity and inclusion efforts. Communicators need to take the reins and develop an inclusive communications plan for what matters most: making connections, listening, empathy, compassion – and meaningful change.
During the event, Kim Clark will discuss how to:
- Be a conscious communicator when writing for the CEO, leading a meeting and publishing content for all of your audiences.
- Be inclusive in all communications channels, in print, images, speeches, graphics and videos.
- Assess your DE&I IQ and learn what to do with the results
- Partner with HR on developing inclusive language guides, policies and procedures
Date: Thursday, January 21, 2021
Time: 12 – 1 p.m. CT
Price: Members: Free
Students (with valid student ID): Free
RSVP: Register now!
About your speaker:
Kim Clark is a change management and diversity & inclusion consultant at Ragan Consulting Group. Kim has long focused on messaging, audiences and how communications shape people’s experience. Her career spans radio, documentary filmmaking, agency partnerships with Discovery Channel, marketing, brand strategy, writing, training and teaching at a university. Since entering corporate cultures at KLA-Tencor, PayPal, NetApp and GoDaddy, she has used various channels to engage employees and facilitate transparency and trust in organizations. At GoDaddy, she built an infrastructure and internal communications strategy from scratch and moved the needle 13 points in trust in just six months as measured by its annual engagement survey.
Recent published works:
- How businesses can address and remedy systemic social injustices: article
- Panel appearance – Responding to racial injustice with grace and healing: blog
- 3 Steps to start your journey as an ally in communications article
- D&I nomenclature: It’s not just about what we shouldn’t say: article
- What an inclusive language toolkit should cover: article
- Internal Communications rated most credible source of information right now: article