Dr. Rogers has spent the last few years leading organizations and leaders across the country to think about equity and building an inclusive work environment. She will bring this knowledge to the session and share ideas, strategies and examples of how diversity, equity and inclusion practices have improved hiring and engagement within organizations. You will walk away informed and empowered to think more critically about the juxtaposition of roles, to act as a liaison in a vital aspect of the future of the American workforce, and to create more opportunities that change people’s lives.
Speaker: Dr. Juhanna Rogers
Juhanna Rogers, Ph.D. leads CenterState CEO’s Racial and Equity and Social Impact portfolio. Previously, she served as director of community engagement and empowerment within the Economic Inclusion portfolio, developing communication and engagement strategies that drive change in Syracuse, New York. Before working at CenterState CEO, Dr. Rogers was the director for Health Services at Syracuse Community Connections. She also has a background in higher education.
Dr. Rogers earned her undergraduate degree from Penn State in integrative arts and a Master of Science from Indiana University in higher education student affairs. She is also a part of Indiana University’s history. While completing her doctoral program in 2016, she and seven of her colleagues were deemed “The Great 8,” recognized as the largest number of Black women to complete doctorate degree requirements simultaneously. The Great 8 were selected as Ebony Magazine Power 100 Honorees for being change makers in education.
Dr. Rogers is a scholar-artist and is the creator of Behind the Woman, a WCNY television production that shares personal stories from diverse women leaders to empower other woman to pursue their goals and dreams. She has traveled and lived in Spain, England and Costa Rica while pursuing her graduate education.
NYSA Members: No Charge
Non-Members: $59 per person
Cancellations will be accepted via email by March 27, 2023.
No Refunds after March 27, 2023. No-shows will be billed.
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