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TD Bank Morning Star Ft. Laura Morgan Roberts
Sep 29, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
This TD Bank Morning Star Speaker Series event features Laura Morgan Roberts, author of Race, Work, and Leadership: New Perspectives on the Black Experience. Join this webinar and Q&A to learn how you can support a genuinely inclusive, diverse environment in your organization. Register here.
ABOUT THE BOOK:
Race, Work, and Leadership is a rare and important compilation of essays that examines how race matters in people’s experience of work and leadership. What does it mean to be black in corporate America today? How are racial dynamics in organizations changing? How do we build inclusive organizations?
Inspired by and developed in conjunction with the research and programming for Harvard Business School’s commemoration of the fiftieth anniversary of the founding of the HBS African American Student Union, this groundbreaking book shines new light on these and other timely questions and illuminates the present-day dynamics of race in the workplace. Contributions from top scholars, researchers, and practitioners in leadership, organizational behavior, psychology, sociology, and education test the relevance of long-held assumptions and reconsider the research approaches and interventions needed to understand and advance African Americans in work settings and leadership roles.
ABOUT LAURA MORGAN ROBERTS:
Laura Morgan Roberts, Ph.D. is an author, educator, researcher and organizational consultant who cultivates strength-based practices with current and aspiring leaders seeking extraordinary performance and personal fulfillment in diverse organizations. Laura is currently a Professor of Practice at the University of Virginia’s Darden School of Business.
As a professor of organizational behavior, Laura has previously served on the faculties of the Harvard Business School, Georgetown University McDonough School of Business, Antioch University, the University of Michigan, the Wharton School, Simmons School of Management, and Georgia State University.
Hear Laura Morgan Roberts describe how leaders can facilitate real, meaningful conversations on race within their organizations.