#LosetheWhisper: Defining Representation in Action
When: Thursday, March 14, 2019, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. CST
Where: FleishmanHillard, Senay Learning Center (18th Floor), St. Louis, Missouri
We’ve all seen it — an ad, a tweet or a live broadcast — that is insensitive to one or more groups of people. Amid widespread controversy and public outcry, the need for diversity among corporate decision-makers is real. FleishmanHillard’s #LosetheWhisper — a movement to gain awareness of our differences through dialogue — invites members of the public to join an open conversation with leading communicators. The panelists will partake in an open dialogue around having diverse voices at the table, what that means going forward and what it takes to build inclusive, successful teams.
Panelists include the following communicators:
- Fay Fleming, the founder of the Business Performance Company and a former newspaper columnist turned PR professional.
- Sayer Johnson, the executive director and co-founder of the Metro Trans Umbrella Group who helped create the first conference on transgender issues in the St Louis Metro region.
- Karen Stover Stewart, an Adjunct Faculty at Washington University in St. Louis teaching classes on Social Justice and Human Diversity, Economic Development of Depressed Communities and an East St. Louis Seminar.
- Rev. Starsky D. Wilson, president & CEO of Deaconess Foundation, a faith-based grant organization devoted to advancing child well-being in St. Louis through racial equity and public policy change.
FleishmanHillard’s own Dawn Gipson, senior vice president and D&I lead for the St. Louis office, will serve as the moderator. Gipson was recently recognized on the St. Louis Business Journal’s Diverse Business Leaders of 2018 list.
Please RSVP and visit the information website for more details.