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"

March 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 Clarke is a results-oriented HR professional with experience working in engineering, pharmaceutical and banking industries. Keron is currently a HR Business Partner with Avantor, where she supports the Global Quality and Regulatory Organization.   Prior to that, she worked for Citadel Credit Union, GlaxoSmithKline, AstraZeneca, Pfizer and Jacobs Engineering. Her expertise includes advising business leaders on talent management, performance management, recruiting, and compensation. She’s an adjunct professor at West Chester University where she teaches undergraduate and graduate classes in Human Resource Management. Keron holds a master’s degree in human resources development from Villanova university, as well as a SHRM-CP designation. She also serves on the board of Women in Transition, a nonprofit that empowers survivors of domestic violence and substance abuse.



$25.00 GVFHRA Members

$20.00 Students

$45.00 Non-Member