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Area businesses, universities sponsor diversity and inclusion conference

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CentraCare Health, St. Cloud Area Chamber of Commerce, Greater St. Cloud Development Corporation and the College of St. Benedict/St. John’s University are joining together to sponsor Creating an Inclusive Environment: Tools for Business, Health Care and Community aimed at driving innovation, employee satisfaction and business results. The conference is open to all community members, business leaders and health professionals.

  • What: Creating an Inclusive Environment: Tools for Business, Health Care and Community
  • When: Tuesday, April 23
  • Time: 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Where: College of St. Benedict, Gorecki Center
  • Cost: $99
  • RSVP: For more details and register online now!

Conference highlights include:

  • Keynote speakers:
    • Janet Stovall, Inclusion Champion, Fortune 500 Executive Speechwriter
    • Kevin Skwira-Brown, Partner, Cultural Fluency Associates
    • Annette Atkins, Professor Emerita of History, Panel Facilitator
  • Learning exercise: Gray Area Thinking
  • Panel of diverse leaders and Employee Resource Groups: Leaders representing Stearns County History Museum, St. Cloud Technical and Community College, and Preferred Credit, Inc.
  • Honoring of Diversity and Inclusion Region Leaders

Professional credits are offered for certain professions. For more information, contact Amanda McConkey at 320-251-2700, ext. 55794 or email