Inclusive Leadership: Remaining Relevant in a Diverse World



With 19 years of experience, Dr. Monica Smith will share with us practices, policies, concepts and possible barriers that impede progress around the topic of inclusive leadership.


Event Objectives:

  1. To develop a common understanding of the fundamental principles of inclusive leadership to improve employee engagement, create inclusive environments, and shape policy and practice.
  2. To discover how inclusive practices are conceptualized and operationalized within the context of specific organizations.
  3. To become aware of the potential barriers that impede progress toward retention of underrepresented employees. 

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***This program has been approved for 1 hour of continuing education credit through SHRM and HRCI***


Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Noon to 1:00 PM | Doors open at 11:00 am

Vegetarian Option: 
Vegetable Pave ~ Sliced layers of carrot, zucchini, mushrooms, yellow squash, and peppers cooked in lemon grass broth atop saffron rice
Regular Lunch Option:
Feta & Spinach Chicken ~ Feta and spinach stuffed chicken breast, wild mushroom risotto, roasted spaghetti squash timbales

$15 for GRHRA members | $30 for GUESTS

(GRHRA members - RSVP prior to end of day October 10 to avoid paying a $5.00 late fee)
​Rhythm City Casino, Davenport, IA


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Thank you to Paycom, the sponsor for our October 16th lunch event!







Monica Smith

Doctorally prepared social worker with extensive diversity, inclusion and equity experience in higher education, k-12, non-profit, healthcare, government, and professional organizations. Expertise in cultural competence, design and implementation of strategic initiatives, and organizational change. Dedicated to education and awareness for cultural competence, social justice, peacemaking, and reconciliation.



Tuesday, 10/16/18 at 11:00am - 1:00pm | iCal


Rhythm City Casino
7077 Elmore Avenue
Davenport, IA 52807 USA

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Look Who's Coming:

Tiffany Haedt
Lisa Heinisch
  Vibrant Credit Union
Sylvia Gomez
  Benefit Staff
Alison Fleming
Janice Dolan
Leonna Ellis
Patti Kenyon
Stacey Cary
Kellie Kerns
Cheryl Riley-Hayles
Julie Klaus
Erin Waters
Beverly Curtis
  John Deere
Kirby Vyncke-Hughes
  MRA- The Management Association
Brandon Tidwell
Margaret Hoskins
  The Arc of the QCA
Mary Jones
  Management Resource Group, Ltd.
Cat Hill
  John Deere
Laura Flanagan
  Management Resource Group, Ltd.
Kathy Sidlinger
Jessica Hahn
Joanna Miller
Emilie Williamson
Nancy Phelps
Audrey Strothkamp
Sandy Hodgson
Amy Herrig
Drue Curry
  Putnam Museum & Science Center
Tracey Kmetz
  Wyffels Hybrids
Anna Willems
  Wyffels Hybrids
Kelli Ruggeberg
Erin Hankins
  Robert Half
Joelle McDermott
  Iowa Vocational Rehabilitation Svcs
Jennifer Bohler
  Group O
Liv Carrow
  The Abbey
Jesse Robinson
  John Deere
Mia Mayberry
  Pappas O'Connor
Lisa Sears
  Augustana College
Laura Crow
Melissa Pajunen
Tyler Roberson, PHR
Lindsay Adolphs
Kristen Ryan
Ashley Kilker
  Augustana College
Cici Crown
  Augustana College
... a total of 45 guests.
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