SPE DEI Events 2021-2022

Join Us For An Industry-Wide Dialogue Around DEI Issues

Hear how top private and public companies are fostering DEI throughout their organizations. Learn to raise awareness, recognize personal bias, change your company’s culture, increase supplier diversity, explore the benefits of creating a more inclusive environment, and more!

Schedule — New York, Monday PM, December 6

1:00 PM – 3:00 PM - Lunch will be provided.

Keynote Luncheon: The Future of STEM Scholars Initiative (FOSSI): Leading the Way to a More Diverse, Equitable and Inclusive Chemical Manufacturing Industry

Kimberly Wise White, Ph.D. (she/her)
Vice President, Regulatory and Technical Affairs
American Chemistry Council
3:00 PM – 3:30 PM

Journey to Becoming a DEI Ally

Jonathan Quinn (he/him)
Director of Market Development & Sustainability
3:30 PM – 4:00 PM

Diversify Your Vendor Supply Chain

Wendy Garcia (she/her)
Chief Diversity Officer
Office of New York City Comptroller Scott M. Stringer
4:00 PM – 4:30 PM

Hire for Character, Train for Skill - How Westminster Tool Hires the Right Person

Kylee Varga (she/her)
Human Resources
Westminster Tool
4:30 PM – 5:00 PM

Moderated Q&A Panel Featuring Sessions Speakers

Lilian Agyemang-Yeboah (she/her)
Applications Engineer - Life Science
5:00 PM – 7:00 PM —



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December 6-7, 2021
Javits Center, New York City, NY

Monday — December 6
Event 9AM–5PM
Reception 5–7PM
Tuesday — December 7
Event 9AM–12PM
8AM morning light snacks and beverages served. Lunch served on Monday

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In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.

Martin Luther King Jr.