S.T.A.R.T. conference to provide diversity awareness in business

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — The Penn State Smeal College of Business’ 2016 S.T.A.R.T. Conference, or Striving Toward Awareness & Respect for Tomorrow, is a professional development conference to increase diversity awareness in corporate settings.

The conference will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on March 31 in the Nittany Lion Inn and will include speakers Rod Adams, U.S. recruiting leader for PricewaterhouseCoopers, and Wanda Bryant Hope, chief diversity officer for Johnson & Johnson. There will be networking opportunities as well as workshops on diversity, awareness and corporate initiatives.

Other sponsors include Boeing, Shell, Spectra Energy and Unilever.

Registration is required by March 21 and is free for all Penn State faculty, staff and students by visiting this link: http://php.smeal.psu.edu/div/start/. 

More information and sponsors can be found at http://www.smeal.psu.edu/startconference/.

Last Updated February 26, 2016