MAKE TRADE WORK WEBINAR SERIES: SESSION 4

Session title: "Leveraging Global Diversity and Inclusion to Empower Organizations and Build Business" (May 18, 2023 from 12:00 - 13:00 EDT) 

The World Trade Centers Association (WTCA) is co-hosting this event with the U.S. Department of Commerce's International Trade Administration

ATTENTION WTCA MEMBERS: The upcoming webinar on "Leveraging Global Diversity and Inclusion to Empower Organizations and Build Business" webinar will be held Thursday, May 18 from 12:00 - 13:00 EDT with a focus on implementing policies and programs to advance diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI), and build high-performance teams.

It is free and available to all WTCA Members and their business networks.

This is the fourth webinar of the "Make Trade Work" series as part of the WTCA's partnership with the U.S. Department of Commerce's International Trade Administration (ITA). 

About the Webinar: 

Join us for a comprehensive conversation on "Leveraging Global Diversity and Inclusion to Empower Organizations and Build Business."

For most organizations, implementing policies and programs to advance diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) is a top priority. But do we really understand how to use the power of diversity to build high-performance teams as well as businesses? Join us as experts share their insight on how diversity works in attracting and sustaining talent, empowering diverse businesses within communities, and building global sales.  

This webinar will help participants: 

1.   Implement best strategies to attract talent and nurture diverse teams 

2.   Apply the nuances of cultural diversity to improve global sales success rates

3.   Learn how organizations are using global diversity programs to increase their client base and impact within underserved communities

Featured speakers include:  

1.   Linda Conlin, WTC Greater Philadelphia

2.   Renata Urban, Urban Training and Services

3.   Freda Thomas, MBA, Certified Professional 

4.   Terri Batch, Director of the Global Diversity Export Initiative (GDEI) of the U.S. Commercial Service

Introductions from¬†Valentina Moretti, Membership Development Consultant ‚Äď USA & Canada, World Trade Centers Association (WTCA); and¬†Carmela Mammas,¬†Director, U.S. Commercial Service New York.¬†

Download the Promotional Flyer https://sf-asset-manager.s3.amazonaws.com/97864/7/28.pdf . 

Seminar Fee: Free 

Registration Deadline: Wednesday, May 17, 2023. The Zoom link to the webinar will be sent to all confirmed registrants. 

For more information and to register, https://bit.ly/42igrvk. Contact Carmela Mammas, Carmela.Mammas@trade.gov, or Valentina Moretti, Moretti.IC@wtca.org. 

Click here to download the promotional flyer from the WTCA Resource Center, which is also available in the button below. 

About the "Make Trade Work" Webinar Series: 

Hosted by the U.S. Department of Commerce's International Trade Administration and the World Trade Centers Association, the "Make Trade Work" webinar series is a joint initiative to help educate and increase global trade and investment opportunities. The "Leveraging Global Diversity and Inclusion to Empower Organizations and Build Business" webinar is the fourth of five webinars in the series hosted over the year. 

This series also marks the first of many initiatives under the WTCA's partnership with the U.S. Commercial Service International Trade Administration. Under this partnership, WTCA Members and the broader WTCA network will gain access to numerous benefits, including best practices in international trade and investment, and support for those interested in non-U.S. entities to engage in foreign direct investment and those who want to do business in the United States or with U.S. businesses. 

About the International Trade Administration:

The ITA strengthens the competitiveness of the U.S. industry, promotes trade and investment, and ensures fair trade through the rigorous enforcement of trade laws and agreements. The ITA works to improve the global business environment and helps U.S. organizations compete at home and abroad.