Greenville Women At Work Lunch

Date: April 5, 2017
Time: 11:45 am - 1:00 pm
Location:  Show map
Embassy Suites Golf Resort & Conference Center
670 Verdae Boulevard
Greenville, SC 29601
Contact: Ebony Austin
Phone: 864-239-3730

Engaging & Building Relationships Among Cultural Differences Within the Workplace

Join Greenville Women at Work for lunch and a panel discussion featuring multicultural women professionals as they share their perspectives and suggest ways for us to break out of our silos, look at behavior from the cultural perspectives of others, seek commonalities and communicate openly. 

As U.S. demographics change, cultural diversity is an increasingly important opportunity for businesses. Our cultural background shapes our values, world view, beliefs and behaviors. As our workplaces become more diverse, language barriers and cultural differences can cause breakdowns in interpersonal communication.

If we can identify our cultural biases, we can correct them. Please join us as we learn to more fully embrace, value and celebrate the differences of all with whom we work.

Our panelists include:

Elvia Pacheco-Flores
Human Resources Professional at Fluor and the Founder of the Non-Profit “LatinosUnited”

Sima Patel
Attorney at Nexsen Pruet Law Firm, specializing in Corporate Compliance, Litigation, Business Disputes, and Employment & Labor Law

Dr. Anita Tam
Assistant Professor of Psychology and Faculty Advisor - Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society at Greenville Technical College

Nazanin Zinouri
Recently returning to the U.S. after being detained and making global news, Nazanin serves as a Data Scientist at Modjoul, a wearable tech company.

Ava Smith, Moderator
Diversity Practitioner, President of Ava Smith & Associates, a diversity consulting firm

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About Greenville Women at Work
Designed for women professionals and entrepreneurs of all ages and career levels, the Greenville Women at Work initiative provides events for professional development, learning and networking. 

 

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