Western Business Summit: Opportunity Rising

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The College of Business & Economics is proud to present the 2018 Western Business Summit, "Opportunity Rising: Building a Culture of Excellence Through Diversity, Equity & Inclusion in the Workplace" on Friday, October 26th, 2018. Industry leaders will be brought to engage in an informative panel discussion and keynote presentation on the corporate case to building a culture of diversity, equity and inclusion.

Opportunities to network, ask relevant questions to the esteemed panel, and explore the business case for this initiative with other professionals. Enjoy special keynote speaker, Sheryl Willert of Williams Kastner and panelists from Starbucks, the Lummi Nation, Bank of America, Moss Adams, and AbiliTrek. Opening remarks provided by WWU President, Sabah Randhawa.

Monica James, Senior Vice President; Learning & Leadership Development Consultant
Bank of America Global Human Resources

Paul Wright, Business Assurance Senior
Moss Adams

Temryss Lane, Lummi Nation Tribal Member & Senior Project Manager
Indian Country Department, Pyramid Communications

Afsheen Saatchi, Senior Talent Advisor
Starbucks Global Talent Acquisition

Daman Wandke, CEO/Founder
AbiliTrek/Access Travel LLC

G. Victoria Campbell, Ph.D., Organizational Development Director

The event includes catered lunch, panelists and key note speech, networking hour with beer & wine.


Contact Morgan Freed, administrator for this event. Feel free to call me at 360.650.4583 or via email at Morgan.Freed@wwu.edu if you have any questions or comments. WWU is an equal opportunity institution. For disability accommodation, please contact me.

Friday, October 26, 2018
12:00 - 3:30 p.m.

WWU Faculty/Staff/Current Students: FREE
WWU Alumni or Alumni Association Members: $25
Community Members: $30

WWU Wilson Library
Reading Room
516 High Street
Bellingham, WA 98225

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