How to use Diversity, Equity & Inclusion to create and implement a Talent Development Strategy

March 04, 2021
8:00 AM - 9:15 AM
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Virtual-Zoom Meeting


"How to use Diversity, Equity & Inclusion to create and implement a Talent Development Strategy"

.arch 4th at 8 AM

Approved for 1.25 SHRM PDC's and HRCI credits 

Diverse teams create better business outcomes and equitable talent development levels the playing field. In this session we will discuss the importance of a strategic approach to talent development and how to implement within your organization. Some of the topics we will discuss, include:
  • An awareness of how bias can impact talent development programs
  • How to interrogate the policies, programs and unwritten norms that create obstacles and barriers to the development of diverse talent
  • Creating development toolkits that work for all- coaching, mentoring, honing skills and knowledge
  • The role of a Manager/Supervisor in Talent Development
Speakers: Robyn Pollack,Esq. and Keron Clarke, MSHRD, SHRM-CP

Robyn Pollack, Esquire                                                         

Managing Director, AchieveNEXT

Robyn is a business strategist with expertise in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. She increases top-line, bottom-line, and shareholder value by teaching enterprises to leverage their DE&I Initiatives for growth and success. Through financially-focused, specialized Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion services and solutions, Robyn helps forward-focused enterprises create a measurable impact on talent and enterprise performance and maximize advantage in the markets they are competing in by aligning employee experience (EX) with customer/client/community experience (CX).

Robyn has been actively involved in DEI issues for twenty years. She has lectured and written extensively on issues of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, strategic best practices, cultural change, communication, team collaboration, harassment, networking, negotiation, and effective leadership, and created the Turnaround Management Association’s Global Network of Women Committee. Robyn brings years of experience working with enterprises as a restructuring attorney and believes that aligning business and human capital is the catalyst for change.

Keron Clarke, MSHRD, SHRM-CP

HR Business Partner, Avantor

Keron is a SHRM-CP Certified HR Professional with experience working in the engineering, pharmaceutical, and banking industries.  Her expertise includes advising managers and hiring managers (directors through senior executives) on talent management, performance management, recruiting, and compensation. Keron is passionate about aligning people and talent strategy to organizational strategy. Her passion for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion comes from her personal experience and her deep knowledge and expertise in talent management and development.

With her MSHRD, Keron continues to advance the HR profession through her work as an Adjunct Professor at West Chester University. She is a board member of Women in Transition and an active member of the Philadelphia Society of People and Strategy (PSPS).


$25.00 GVFHRA Members

$20.00 Students

$45.00 Non-Member