San Francisco- – the California Diversity Council will be hosting the Northern California Diversity and Leadership Conference on June 9, 2016 at the Hayatt, Fisherman’s Wharf. The conference will feature multiple speakers presenting on a variety of topics. In addition, business leaders will be recognized with a series of awards highlighting their commitment to diversity and inclusion.

“It is an honor to publicly recognize dedicated advocates of diversity in the workplace,” said Dennis Kennedy, Founder and Chairman of the National Diversity Council. “Having the chance to interact with such accomplished professionals proves that we have made great strides in fostering an environment for diversity and inclusion.” The theme of this year’s conference is “Diversity 2.0: Aligning Purpose, People, and Performance.”

Throughout the day, a variety of notable speakers, will lead workshops discussing diversity, leadership, and power. Headlines such as “Smart People Take Smart Risks,” “Maintaining Balance in a 24/7 World,” and “Women of Color Leading With Excellence” are only a few of the exciting featured workshops.

The conference will also be presenting two awards: The Most Powerful and Influential Women Award and the Multicultural Leadership Award. During breakfast female business leaders will be presented with the Most Powerful and Influential Women Award. This award highlights women that exemplify undeniable leadership by demonstrating commitment to community, and significantly impacting company revenues and profitability. The Multicultural Leadership Award will be presented during the mid-day luncheon. This award recognizes individuals of color who have made a difference through their achievements and exemplify the ability to excel in their field.

Registration for the Northern California Diversity and Leadership Conference is currently open and can be completed at:

Contact Jacob Tadesse for more information at [email protected].

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