Diversity and Inclusion

What's Happening posts will be featured every quarter to provide information about interesting seminars, conferences, discussions, and more that are coming up in the Philadelphia area.




Date & Time


Ticket Price


February Leadership Lunch - Leveraging your "Who Assets" to Re-start or Reinvigorate your Career


In February, Dara Goldberg will be speaking on helping women in the workforce or those re-entering, to become even more aware about the many leadership talents they possess.


February 13, 2019

12:00 p.m.– 2:00 p.m.


The Pyramid Club,

1735 Market Street, 51st Floor, Philadelphia, PA

$25 per person

Hiring Our Heroes

A Call to Lead: Empowering Philadelphia Employers


Join the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation Hiring Our Heroes on Tuesday, February 19, at the Philadelphia Community Engagement Lunch & Learn.


February 19, 2019

10:00 a.m.– 1:00 p.m.

Mars Drinks Conference Center
200 S. Broad Street, Suite 700
Philadelphia, PA 19102


Technical.ly, Generocity and Karin Copeland Presents

Brave, Not Perfect: Rewiring Expectations Beyond Gender Norms


Reshma Saujani, Founder and CEO of Girls Who Code, will join a Fireside Chat, Panel and Q&A to discuss her book Brave, Not Perfect: Fear Less, Fail More and Live Bolder. Hear how we can all learn to look beyond gender norms and rewire our brains to be brave instead of striving for perfection.


February 20, 2019

8:30 a.m.– 11:30 a.m.

Science History Institute, 315 Chestnut Street,

Philadelphia, PA

General Admission $25.00


General Admission + Book




The Society of Professional Women

The Brand of Your Business and You!



Tiffanie shares her journey from branding agency owner, to partnership strategist, to media personality/producer, to tech entrepreneur, to speaker...and how you can build your personal brand as you build the brand of your companies.

February 21, 2019

11:00 a.m.– 1:30 p.m.


Radnor Valley Country Club, 555 Sproul Rd,

Villanova, PA

$60 Non-members

$50 Members



Center City Coffee, Conversations & Connections 2019 - At the Barnes Foundation!



Our Feb. 3C Event will be held at the world famous Barnes Foundation! Join us for breakfast & a special docent led tour and discussion on women in art.


February 22, 2019

8:00 a.m.– 10:00 a.m.


The Barnes,
2020 Pennsylvania Avenue,
Philadelphia, PA

$30 per person

Power of Professional Women

Mismanaged Millennials; Why Employees Under 40 are Leaving, What Leaders Can Do About It

Speakers include Kim Huggins (Sponsor, CLG) and Emily Omrod, (Alumni Relations, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP).

March 12, 2019

8:30 a.m.– 10:30 a.m.

Liquidhub, 500 E. Swedesford Road, Suite 300, Wayne, PA


Women in Tech Leadership

Navigating Digital Disruption: Innovation Management in the New Economy

This session will discuss strategies to manage digital disruption and ensure greater innovation success rates. The general layout of this event will include an interactive presentation, along with interspersed exercises and Q&A.


March 14, 2019

5:00 p.m.– 8:00 p.m.

The Vanguard Group,

425 Old Morehall Road,

Malvern, PA


Philly SHRM

Philly SHRM Symposium

Get ready to learn from industry leaders as you attend sessions that will challenge you to truly Reinvent the World of Business and HR.

March 20 & 21, 2019

Philadelphia 201 Hotel, 17th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103

Varies by day and membership status


2019 Diversity & Inclusion Conference in Philadelphia

The Diversity & Inclusion Conference is a summit dedicated to the exchange of insights and concepts about Diversity & Inclusion best practices. Our goal is to provide a forum to discuss strategies that can influence corporate social responsibility and broaden cross-cultural understanding.

March 25-26, 2019

The Ritz-Carlton, Philadelphia – 10 Avenue of the Arts, Philadelphia


Philly SHRM

Become an Agent of Change

C-suites across the country are leading at a time of unprecedented volatility, uncertainty, complexity, and ambiguity. “Becoming an Agent of Change” will equip HR leaders with the tools needed to lead the change process.

May 2, 2019 8:30 am – 11:30 a.m.

Pyramid Club 
1735 Market Street 
Philadelphia, PA 19103

$70 non-Philly SHRM members

LGBT Equality Alliance of Chester County

Phoenixville Pridefest

Celebration of the Chester County LGBTQ+ community featuring businesses, organizations, and community partners who are allies and advocates. Family friendly festival.

June 1, 2019 12:00 p.m.– 5:00 p.m.

Reeves Park, Phoenixville PA, 19460

Attendance is free, Sponsorship Varies

Society of Professional Women

The World Needs All Kinds of Minds

Presentation by Dr. Temple Grandin covering ways that people think and can collaborate.

June 13, 2019

11:00 a.m.– 1:30 p.m.

DoubleTree Hotel, King of Prussia

$60 Non-Main Line Chamber of Commerce members