[DC Idea Swap] Creating an Intentional Culture: Moving Diversity from Conversations to Actions

When:  Sep 22, 2020 from 12:00 to 12:45 (ET)
About the Session

Research shows that those who embrace gender and ethnic diversity, equity and inclusion perform 25 percent better financially, and are more innovative. But as association executives, how do we improve our DEI efforts, start the conversation, include actions to back up our words?

Join us for the September virtual DC Swap, as Robb Lee, Chief Marketing Officer for ASAE leads an important discussion with Vicki Deal-Williams, MA, FASAE, CAE, Chief Staff Officer for Multicultural Affairs at the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Irving Washington, FASE, CAE, Executive Director, Online News Association and ASAE board member and Nathan Victoria, CAE, Executive Director for the Society for Personality Assessment.

Vicki and Irving are co-authors of the diversity chapter for the upcoming edition for the Handbook of Professional Practice in Association Management 4th Edition. Hear the behind-the-scenes insights on their discussions and debates while writing the chapter during one of the most pivotal times of racial unrest in the nation.

And because the September Idea Swap will be held on Zoom, it’s open to all association executives around the world!

About the Panelists

Irving Washington
, FASAE, CAE is the Executive Director/CEO for the Online News Association (ONA), the world’s largest membership organization of digital journalists. He’s active within ASAE as a Fellow, Board member, and Diversity Executive Leadership Program (DELP) Scholar. He's also a co-host of Texts to Table, a podcast and web series uplifting stories about race and leadership from the Black experience while creating a shared community for others to do the same.

Vicki R. Deal-Williams, MA, FASAE, CAE, is the Chief Staff Officer for Multicultural Affairs for the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA).  She is an ASHA-certified speech-language pathologist, as well as a Certified Association Executive who has worked extensively in the area of diversity and inclusion, association leadership, and strategic planning for over 35 years. Vicki is a Fellow of ASHA and the American Society of Association Executives. She oversees ASHA’s Office of Multicultural Affairs, as well as ASHA Professional Development, and the Continuing Education, and Convention and Meetings teams in the ASHA National Office.

Nathan Victoria, CAE is the inaugural Executive Director for the Society for Personality Assessment (SPA). He is also a doctoral candidate in Human and Organizational Learning at George Washington University where his dissertation examines how minoritized volunteer leaders navigate Whiteness within their professional associations. He’s also an ASAE Diversity Executive Leadership Program (DELP) Scholar.

About the Moderator

Robb Lee serves as the Chief Marketing and Communications Officer for ASAE in Washington, DC. He is responsible for leading and managing all of the activities within ASAE's Communications Group. His responsibilities include management of marketing, branding, Web site, public relations, social media and Associations Now, ASAE’s flagship publication. In addition to the communications functions, his management responsibilities also include Innovation/New Product Development and Diversity & Inclusion that are creating a foundation for product development and
evolution at ASAE.

DC Idea Swap is a CAE Approved Provider. This program meets the requirements for fulfilling the professional development requirements to earn or maintain the Certified Association Executive credential. Every program that we offer which qualifies for CAE credit will clearly identify the number of CAE credits granted for full participation, and we will maintain records of your participation in accord with CAE policies. For more information about the CAE credential or Approved Provider program, please visit www.asaecenter.org/cae.

As a CAE Approved Provider educational program related to the CAE exam content outline, this program may be applied for 1 credit towards your CAE application or renewal professional development requirements.

Note: Applicants may use any program that meets eligibility requirements in the specific time frame towards the exam application or renewal. There are no specific individual courses required as part of the applications – selection of eligible education is up to the
applicant based on his/her needs.

One More Thing

Note that there is limited space for this event. Registration will close once capacity is reached.  If you RSVP yes, and cannot attend, please cancel via Collaborate or contact us so that we can make another seat available.


Online Instructions:
Url: http://www.fusesearch.com/landing/dc-swap-september-22-2020
Login: September's DC Swap will be hosted live online via Zoom. The link to join will be posted to the page noted approximately one hour prior to the event start time. The recording of the session will also be provided at this page sometime after the session has completed. Vicki, Irving, Robb and the DC Swap team look forward to hosting you!
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