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How Diverse Teams and Inclusive Cultures Impact Success

Tuesday, October 2 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm • Organized By KCSaaS
300 E 39th Street, Suite 100, Kansas City, MO 64111


Understanding the importance of diversity and its impact on the growth and sustainability of a business is critical to any organization, but especially so for startups that need every advantage to thrive in an increasingly competitive economy.

Small business leaders need to hire the right people, with the right skills and the right life experiences at the right time to be successful.

This KCSaaS event will bring startup leaders with open opportunities together with quality, diverse candidates for an engaging presentation on diversity and inclusion and relationship building.

This event is ideal for startups:

  • Intersted in learning about (or already convinced about) why diverse workforce’s perform better

  • Open positions and ready to hire

This event is also ideal for candidates who are:

  • High performing and ready to add value to a new role

  • Curious about what it’s like to work in a startup

  • Looking for or open to new opportunities


Wale Soluade, Director of Diversity & Inclusion, Centene Corporation(Bio)

About Wale Soluade:

As the Director of Diversity & Inclusion at Centene Corporation in St. Louis, Adewale is responsible for overseeing the design, implementation and continuous improvement of Diversity and Inclusion programs and policies to ensure processes and procedures are established, communicated, and consistent across the company.

Adewale's focus is in developing and maintaining strategies, measurable goals, and objectives that link diversity and inclusion to critical business initiatives while continuously evaluating existing programs for effectiveness. To also drive the creation and management of metrics and reporting to measure the impact and reach of the corporate diversity and inclusion strategy.

Mike Poledna
(913) 538-1401
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Plexpod Westport Commons
300 E 39th Street
Suite 100
Kansas City, MO 64111
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