New Brunswick, NJ



State of Workforce Diversity and Inclusion Forum 2023

Wednesday, October 25, 2023 09:30 am - 11:30 am
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Join the Heldrich Center for Workforce Development for an in-person event to commemorate their 25th anniversary. Nationally recognized researchers and leaders from the workforce development, business, and worker advocacy communities will convene to consider these and other questions arising from efforts to reduce discrimination and advance diversity, equity and inclusion in the workplace.

The Forum will feature WorkRise-funded research: A Workplace Divided: Survey Research and Stakeholder Engagement to Advance Equitable Workplaces and focus on specific strategies that employers, nonprofit organizations, and government agencies can implement to address discrimination, and improve diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging in the workplace. 


  • Dr. Enobong (Anna) Branch, Senior Vice President for Equity and Professor of Sociology, Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey

  • Brittany Hale, J.D., Founder and CEO, BND Consulting Group and Interim CEO, digitalundivided

  • Dr. Carl Van Horn, Director and Distinguished Professor, Heldrich Center for Workforce Development

  • Dr. Anton House, Assistant ProfessorCollege of Humanities, Education and Social Sciences, Delaware State University

  • JaynĂ© Johnson, Esq., Director, Office of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging, State of New Jersey

  • Dr. Ronald Quincy, Professor of Professional Practice and Senior Faculty Fellow for Diversity Studies, Heldrich Center for Workforce Development, Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy

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