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Create Great Inclusion: Diversity & Talent Webinar Series
The Diversity & Talent Series addresses various talent needs of the West Michigan business community. This informative virtual webinar focuses on the different ways to attract and retain top talent and how to include best practices in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.
Join us on Tuesday, May 17 to hear from guest speaker Dr. Rhae Ann Booker, who currently serves as the Vice President of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at University of Michigan Health-West. Dr. Booker will be sharing the latest insights on how our post-pandemic world has transformed the DEI sphere and how we can accurately assess our DEI efforts, especially in the health care industry.
Tuesday, May 17
9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Members: $35 / Non-Members: $50
Meet the Speaker
Dr. Rhae Ann Booker, Vice President of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at the University of Michigan Health-West
Dr. Booker is a passionate advocate for comprehensive, data-driven and ongoing strategies for diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI). She is an experienced executive with a track record of initiatives that support organizational goals and individual success for marginalized populations, including design and implementation of Davenport University’s first university-wide DEI Strategic Plan. Booker is an advocate for health equity who helped initiate Davenport’s collaboration with Grand Rapids African American Health Institute and other community organizations. Additionally, she helped develop policies and partnerships at Calvin College that resulted in increased enrollment, retention and graduation rates for underrepresented populations.
Dr. Booker has received multiple national and regional recognitions. A lifelong Grand Rapids resident with extensive community involvement; she currently serves on the Early Learning Neighborhood Collaborative Program Committee and on the board of directors for the Fair Housing Center of West Michigan.
Interested in sponsoring our Diversity & Talent Programming in 2022? Please contact Yadira Garza-Malone to learn more.