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Inclusion 2019: Redefining Organizational Culture

Wednesday, January 30 @ 8:30 am - 11:30 am • Organized By Nonprofit Connect
4801 Rockhill Road, Kansas City, MO 64110


Nonprofit organizations continue to undergo dramatic transformation in terms of their workers and workplace.  We are increasingly more diverse, global, multi-cultural, multi-generational, hyper-connected and are working more virtually.  
  • What new leadership models are needed in order to achieve high performance, innovation and inclusiveness in the changing environment? 
  • What does it take to create a winning and inspiring organizational culture that rocks—one that attracts top talent, increases performance and engagement, fosters collaboration and trust, and creates a WOW experience that makes great workers want to stay, and better positions you to achieve your organization’s mission?
In this engaging and interactive workshop, Dr. Shirley Davis, a global workforce expert, successful business executive, leadership coach, and best-selling author will highlight key demographic disruptions and their impact on employee performance, satisfaction, and retention. 
She will guide participants through a model called the 6 C’s of Inclusive Leadership, reveal the most common pitfalls that leaders should avoid, and describe key competencies and skills needed today and for the future. Participants will discuss the key challenges and common issues that leaders and workplaces face today but are reluctant and unskilled at addressing (e.g., racial diversity, religion, politics, different thinking styles, gender roles, LGBTQ+, etc.), as well as the effects they have on talent acquisition, employee engagement, communication, and building high performing teams.
Participants will walk away with practical tips, skills, strategies, and inclusive leadership behaviors necessary for building a welcoming, winning, and high-performing organizational culture.


Shirley Davis Nonprofit Connect Speaker

Dr. Shirley Davis, CSP, is an accomplished corporate executive, global workforce management expert, and a certified leadership coach. Having worked with leaders at all levels in more than 30 countries on 5 continents, she brings a high-energy, high-content and high-value message to audiences all around the world. With over 20 years of business experience in a variety of senior and executive leadership roles with Fortune 100 companies, Dr. Davis’ expertise lies in providing solutions and strategies for achieving leadership excellence and in building high performance and inclusive workplace cultures where all talent can thrive. 
Dr. Davis has also been a featured expert on NBC’s The Today Show, the Wall Street Journal, National Public Radio, USA Today, HR Magazine, Profiles in Diversity Journal,, and Inclusion Magazine. She is the author of Reinvent Yourself: Strategies for Achieving Success in Every Area of Your Life, and The Seat: How to Get Invited to the Table When You are Over-Performing and Undervalued. This year, she was honored to become an author for LinkedIn Learning and launched her new online course entitled, “Inclusive Leadership.”

A program of the Nonprofit Trends Series.


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