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10 Nov 2020 - 13 Nov 2020

DIAN Week 2020 – Virtual Conference

This member-only 4-day virtual programme brings you content-rich sessions deliberately designed with your virtual participation in mind.

Description

Explore the nuances and intersections that make up the diverse individuals in our workplaces as we refine our existing Asia-specific strategies to accommodate a more holistic view of diversity and inclusion, particularly in increasingly virtual and VUCA world.

This 4-day programme brings you thought-provoking, content-rich sessions and new ways of engaging more of your employees, deliberately designed with virtual participants in mind.

Take part in one major Plenary Session each morning, including:

❖ An Evolving Understanding of D&I in Asia

❖ Is Having Separate Strands of Diversity Harmful to Fostering an Inclusive Workplace?

❖ Changing Dynamics: Rewiring Our Understanding of Generational Labels in the Workplace

❖ The Changing Face of the Future Workplace

Sign up for exciting satellite activities (seats are limited):

✓ Recalibrating Your D&I Strategy (Part 1 | Part 2) (Pre-registration required)

✓ Featured Professional Series Workshop

✓ Global Link Roundtable (Europe session | N. America session)(for Global Heads of D&I)

China Link & Philippines Link Roundtables (for DIAN Connect/Premium Members)

 

This event is for DIAN members only. Please login or contact your DIAN representative to register. For queries, please contact us.

If you'd like to learn more about DIAN or to join, please click here.

 

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Event Speakers

  • Michael Lam

    Michael Lam

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    Executive Director, Human Capital Management | Goldman Sachs
  • Monika Navandar

    Monika Navandar

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    Founder and Chief D&I Consultant | NEOSEVEN Solutions
  • Mui Hwa Ng

    Mui Hwa Ng

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    Senior Consultant | Aperian Global
  • Nikki Davies

    Nikki Davies

    Group Diversity and Inclusion Director, Prudential
  • Radha Shreeniwas

    Radha Shreeniwas

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    Sr. Director, Global Talent - APJ | ServiceNow
  • Seth de Grow

    Seth de Grow

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    Director Leadership Services; Greater China D&I Service Lead | Deloitte China

Executive Director, Human Capital Management | Goldman Sachs

Michael Lam

Michael is an Executive Director at Goldman Sachs and serves as a co-Chief of Staff of the firm’s Asia Pacific LGBT+ employee network. With his commitment to intersectionality, Michael has collaborated with multiple affinity networks to promote inclusion. Michael is an active participant in various global LGBT+ initiatives, including the Global Pronouns Initiative Working Group. Externally, Michael serves as the Secretariat for the Hong Kong LGBT+ Interbank Forum and as a board member of AIDS Concern. His active engagement with local NGOs, including Pink Dot and Queer Straight Alliance, encourages stronger collaborations of businesses with the wider community. Michael mentors and coaches LGBT+ and ally employees on related topics, and has spoken at a number of public events on the importance of LGBT+ inclusion, his personal experience as an out individual and the concept of role modelling.

Founder and Chief D&I Consultant | NEOSEVEN Solutions

Monika Navandar

Monika has 16+ years of multi-industry HR experience in both the emerging and developed markets. She is an Expert in Diversity & Inclusion, Cultural Agility and Talent Management. She has led many leadership roles in India, USA, Singapore, Italy, Dubai, and South Africa, supporting the global C-suite leaders. She is the Founder of NeoSeven Solutions and has a dynamic partner team of senior leaders worldwide. She is on the Harvard Business Review Advisory Council for 4+ years. Formerly, Monika worked with Johnson & Johnson, Volkswagen, Merck Pharma, HSBC, and IBM. She speaks and writes at various regional and international forums.

Senior Consultant | Aperian Global

Mui Hwa Ng

Mui Hwa Ng has successfully delivered a wide range of talent development interventions throughout Asia Pacific for many executives of Fortune 100 and FTSE companies. She has developed training programs for the educational, banking, finance, pharmaceutical, electronics, manufacturing, and consumer goods sectors in various areas of Leadership – including Culture and Workstyle, Team Collaboration & Management, Inclusion & Diversity, Distance and Matrix Leadership.

Prior to Ms. Ng’s consulting career, she worked for fifteen years in a regional role for three major international advertising firms in Asia and London. During the mid-90s she also developed and conducted workshops on assertiveness and empowerment for working women in Hong Kong.

A Singaporean Chinese, Ms. Ng is proficient in English, Mandarin, and Cantonese. She facilitates in all three languages and has been consistently rated as highly engaging by past audiences.

She majored in Sociology and English Linguistics at the National University of Singapore and holds a post-graduate certification in Early Childhood Education. Ms. Ng is certified in Myers-Briggs Personality Types (MBTI), Workplace Big 5 and DISC Personality Profiling. She retains a keen interest in social and political issues. Among other activities, she has been actively involved in developing and facilitating fair employment practice workshops at Singapore’s Tripartite Alliance for Fair Employment Practices.

Group Diversity and Inclusion Director, Prudential

Nikki Davies

Sr. Director, Global Talent - APJ | ServiceNow

Radha Shreeniwas

Radha joined ServiceNow APJ as Sr. Director Global Talent in 2019. In this role, Radha leads the team that provides strategic people practices & business partnership to the APJ Regional leadership. Her team builds organizational capability to enable growth and they empower employees to do their best as they make the world of work, work better for people.
Radha brings with her strong domain experience spanning more than 18 years of work across Human Resources, Business Operations and Engineering. She holds an Electrical Engineering degree from the University of Rochester; an MBA in Marketing and Strategy from Yale University’s School of Management.
After a successful career with Thomson Reuters as a software engineer, Radha moved back to India to help build the Global Captive Center for Target as an Operations Leader. Her passion for developing talent & her leadership capability gave her the opportunity to become the head of Learning & Development for Target India.
Radha deepened her HR domain expertise in the US as a Strategic HR business partner for groups as diverse as Technology, Community Relations, Corporate Security & Legal at Target Headquarters in Minneapolis. The dynamic environment of Asia and her passion for building companies and cultures brought her back to India as Head of HR and HR leader for APAC Sales for LinkedIn.
In January 2019, Radha joined ServiceNow as Head of Talent for APJ and is helping build and develop a culture in APJ ServiceNow that attracts and develops diverse, passionate, purpose driven talent.
When not engaged with people affairs at ServiceNow, Radha’s hands are full parenting her high energy teenagers.

Director Leadership Services; Greater China D&I Service Lead | Deloitte China

Seth de Grow

Seth is an organisational psychologist and talent management expert with a focus in leadership. He is the Greater China lead of Inclusion and Diversity service offering and the co-author of the 2017 "Women, Work and Happiness: Impact of Women in the Workplace in a Digital Age." Seth has worked with leaders and organizations in Asia Pacific, EMEA and the Americas.

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