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University of Phoenix launches inaugural Inclusive Leadership Summit and Career Fair focused on developing skills in Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging (DEIB)

By Sharla Hooper

Virtual event focused on DEIB in leadership includes career fair, networking opportunities, workshops, and research presentations

University of Phoenix will hold its first annual Inclusive Leadership Summit and Career Fair, April 12-15, 2022, focused on developing skills as an inclusive leader and providing opportunities for networking connection and employment. Titled “Creating the intentional leader of today, tomorrow and beyond,” the virtual event is free, open to the public, and is designed to help participants reimagine how to impact diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging in their careers and workplace.

Attendees will have access to the Career Fair as well as in-depth workshops, research presentations and choose industry-focused tracks: Leadership & Management, Healthcare and Education. They will have the opportunity to engage with industry experts and receive empowering messages by leaders in the field including corporate diversity officers, scholars, and leadership development professionals. The Summit schedule is as follows:

  • Tuesday, April 12: Leading through Tumultuous Times
  • Wednesday, April 13: Emotional and structural barriers
  • Thursday, April 14: Fostering psychological safety
  • Friday, April 15: Career Fair

“The Inclusive Leadership Summit reflects our commitment at University of Phoenix to fostering an atmosphere of life-long learning,” states John Woods, Ph.D., provost and chief academic officer of University of Phoenix. “The Summit is intended to provide the space to explore and address systemic inequities that inform and impact an ever-changing workforce, so that together, we can build an inclusive leadership mindset and approach.”

The Inclusive Leadership Summit integrates research findings from University of Phoenix Career Institute and Research Centers to influence topics addressed while highlighting academic fields of study offered at the University.

Register for the University of Phoenix Inclusive Leadership Summit here.

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