Critical Conversations for Growth
International Women’s Day: Teresa White, President Emeritus of Aflac U.S.
Teresa White, president emeritus of Aflac U.S. spoke with Dean Maryam Alavi of the Georgia Tech Scheller College of Business in celebration of International Women’s Day. White spoke on topics ranging from diversity, equity, and inclusion to lifelong learning and the path to leadership for women in business.
Be Part of the Information Immune System of Our Democracy: Impact Lunchtime Talk Featuring Frances Haugen
Impact is a series of meaningful conversations, free and open to all. The talks provide students and the larger community on and off-campus the opportunity to network with and learn from successful leaders and entrepreneurs from the corporate and social sectors. This talks features Frances Haugen, Facebook whistleblower and founder of Beyond the Screen.
Insights from Aluma Robin Manherz
Georgia Tech alumna Robin Manherz, Executive VP and Chief Operating Officer of Customer Success at SAP, sat down with us virtually last month to talk about leadership, work-life integration, DE&I, and the importance of psychological safety in the workplace.
Georgia Tech Scheller Dean Alavi Hosts Kali Beyah, Global Chief Talent Officer of Huge, Inc.
For Dean Maryam Alavi’s Speaker Series session, Kali Beyah, Global Chief Talent Officer of Huge, Inc., talks about three ways individuals can increase awareness and impact of diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives in their work environment.
Scheller Lunchtime Live: Work, Racial Equity, and Wellness Featuring Tiffany Johnson
In this Scheller Lunchtime Live session, Dr. Tiffany Johnson discusses the connection between diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace and how to foster well-being, especially among those that have historically been held at disparity.
Highlights from the Summer and Fall 2020 Business, Environment, and Society Speaker Series
The Ray C. Anderson Center for Sustainable Business launched the Business, Environment, and Society Speaker Series in 2016 to develop and strengthen the network of sustainability-minded students, faculty, staff, practitioners, and community members. Hosting the series is just one way in which the Center serves as a connector and catalyst across diverse stakeholders in an effort to create more sustainable communities. Through informative talks, lively Q&As, and illuminating interviews, the series opens the lines of communication between current and future changemakers.
Scheller College Dean Maryam Alavi Hosts Conversation on Racial Justice with Institute Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion’s Pearl Alexander
Scheller College Dean Maryam Alavi hosts a conversation with Pearl Alexander, executive director of Diversity, Inclusion, and Engagement at Georgia Tech.
“Ask the question: ‘Who’s missing?’”: A Conversation with Dr. Beverly Daniel Tatum
Dr. Beverly Daniel Tatum, an award-winning educational leader, bestselling author, and noted expert on the psychology of racism talked with Dean Maryam Alavi on the themes of prejudice, racism, discrimination, and racial bias.
Scheller College Hosts Diversity and Inclusion Panel on Creating Impact and Driving Growth
The Georgia Tech Scheller College of Business hosted its annual Diversity and Inclusion symposium on February 13, 2020. This year’s focus was on creating impact and driving growth in business through diversity and inclusion.