Mission: Possible #LeadingDiversity – Influencing Organizational Culture and Performance in the 21st Century

By The Founder Institute & CSUS MBA Networking Association

Back Oct 10, 2018 @ 5:30 pm

The Founder Institute joins the CSUS MBA Networking Association (MNA) in an exciting professional development event on Leading Diversity.The business case for diversity; do the numbers add up? 


  • Moderator: Mariah Lichtenstern - Managing Director, Founder Institute, Sacramento / Founding Partner, DiverseCity Ventures
  • Dr. Ping “Tyra” Shao - Professor of Human Resources and Organizational Behavior, Sacramento State
  • David Carr, MBA ‘15 – Team Lead, Content & Social Media Strategy / Senior Communication Specialist, VSP
  • Kyle Ellington - Director, Human Resource and Diversity & Inclusion Sacramento Kings
  • Saori Marie Choulos, EMBA ‘1 – Director of Outreach and Business Engagement, Align Capital Region

Who should Attend?

  • Anyone who dreams of launching or leading a company
  • Any founder who wants to solve important problems (https://fi.co/good) and build a diverse / inclusive company
  • What are some of the Topics?
  • How gender and cultural dynamics play out in the workplace

What knowledge, skills, and competencies are needed to influence, lead and manage diversity and to facilitate inclusion

  • How to access a diverse pipeline
  • Creating a culture of inclusion
  • What is the Agenda?

Recruitment Fair: 5:30-7:00 PM

Program: 7:00-8:30 PM

Q&A/Networking: 8:30-9:00 PM 

To register, click here