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Embrace the Change: 15+ Sticky Strategies that Engage Today’s Diverse Audience – Lenora Billings-Harris, CSP, CPAE

December 4, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm

Join us on Saturday, December 4, 2021!

Do your presentations, blogs, articles, books and videos reflect your understanding that your audience is diverse? Do you conduct a diversity and inclusion check much like you would use spell-check? If you want your message to relate to the broad diversity of people in your audience, join Lenora’s fun yet straight forward session to discover tips and techniques to help you connect in a way that builds on the concept of belonging and inclusion. Her illustrations and suggestions can be applied to any learning environment in-person or virtual no matter what the topic. It is surprisingly easy!

During this engaging, content-rich session you will experience creative ways to apply the principles and techniques of inclusion that grab your audience’s attention and keeps it. Join past NSA president and past Global Speakers Federation president Lenora Billings-Harris, CSP, CPAE to enhance your ability to deliver powerful messages that stick long after the session has ended.

Bonus: Do you have diversity-related questions for which you need answers? Come prepared to ask Lenora. You will leave this session with:

  • At least 15+ easy methods to make sure your message is relevant to diverse groups
  • Illustrations that relate to YOU and your audience
  • Great ideas from colleagues
  • A handout filled with tips and suggestions

About Lenora Billings-Harris, CSP, CPAE:

Lenora Billings-Harris, CSP, CPAE is a recognized authority in the areas of inclusion, diversity and unconscious bias. She has been included as one of the 100 Global Thought Leaders on Diversity and Inclusion by The Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM) and was named by Diversity Woman Magazine as one of the twenty top influential diversity leaders in the US. Her award-winning diversity is recognized in academic journals internationally. Additionally, she serves on the Advisory Council of the Nido Qubein School of Communication, High Point University.

She has presented to audiences in over 37 countries and six continents. Lenora recently keynoted at the Inclusion Conferences in Cape Town, South Africa and in Tel Aviv, Israel to share best practices with leaders within business, government, education and NGO communities.

Billings-Harris co-authored How Top Business Leaders are Accelerating Results through Inclusion and Diversity, and is the author of : A Guide to Making Diversity Work, 3rd Ed. She serves on the adjunct faculty of the business schools of Averett University and the University of North Carolina-Greensboro.

In addition to management positions held with two Fortune 100 companies plus the Business School at The University of Michigan, Billings-Harris has held leadership positions with several non-profit organizations. She is a past president of Win-Win Resolutions with a mission to reduce bullying, violence and prejudice in schools and communities, and was a founding charter member of the Maricopa County Black Chamber of Commerce.

She is a past president of the National Speakers Association, and past president of the Global Speakers Federation. In 2016 she was the Cavett Award recipient, in 2018 was inducted into the NSA Speaker Hall of Fame.

Before launching her business in 1986, she held management positions at two Fortune 100 companies, and managed executive development seminars for the Graduate School of Business, University of Michigan.

It is $35 to attend, whether you come in person or attend virtually.

Please RSVP and let us know if you plan to attend in-person or virtually!



December 4, 2021
9:00 am - 12:30 pm


Loyola University – Monroe Hall – Room 610
6363 St. Charles Avenue
New Orleans, 70118 United States
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