D CEO Presents

Diversity and Inclusion Symposium



This symposium features pioneering thinkers and leaders who are making workplaces more inclusive—and proving results. This half-day event will feature dynamic speakers who have done the work to make businesses truly more inclusive, improve recruitment strategies, and measure the impact.

Plus, you’ll hear powerful personal experiences from diverse rising leaders in the region. There will be many opportunities to network throughout the day, so take advantage of this opportunity to connect with others and improve your workplace—and our community.

The Business of Pride

Learn how North Texas companies are creating more inclusive workplaces.

2019 Keynote Speakers and Panelists

Keynote Speakers

Trudy Bourgeois
CEO and Founder The Center for Workforce Excellence

Amy Philbrook
Head of Diversity and Inclusion Fidelity Investments

Building the Dream Team: Recruiting Strategies Panelists

Jorge Baldor Founder Mercado369
Traci Dunn Vice President – Inclusion, Diversity, & Culture McKesson
Neel Gonuguntla President US India Chamber of Commerce
James Fripp Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer Yum! Brands, Inc.

Making It Work: Retention and Inclusion Strategies Panelists

Gilbert Gerst SVP Bank of Texas
Sakina Foster Partner Haynes & Boone
Ryan Layman Director PwC
Fred Perpall CEO Beck Group


When and where is the symposium?

The date for D CEO’s 2020 Diversity and Inclusion Symposium will be announced in the summer of 2020.

Have questions about sponsorship opportunities?

For editorial information, contact Kelsey Vanderschoot at [email protected].

For sponsorship information, contact Gillea Allison at [email protected].

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