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Wednesday, October 10 • 7:30am - 9:00am
Keeping the Diverse in IT: A Lesson in Employee Retention *External Ticket Required*

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While networking with other business leaders over breakfast, learn more about the IT-Ready career program and how it’s diversifying the tech workforce in the Twin Cities, and hear from a panel of HR and technology leaders about the issues minority employees often face in the tech industry.
Panel Includes:
Alicia Sojourner | Panel Moderator |  City of St. Louis Park | Racial Equity Manager
Karl Battle | Panelist | 3M | Software Engineer
Clare Jacky | Panelist | Drip | People Operations Partner
Ty Thomas | Panelist | U.S. Bank  /   Minnesota Youth 7 on 7 Passing League | Sr. Diversity Recruiter   /   Owner
June Yoshinari Davis | Panelist | Cargill | Global Inclusion & Diversity Policies & Practices Leader

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Karl Battle

Software Engineer, 3M
Karl began his career as a paratrooper in the United States Army, serving as an Intelligence Analyst in both the 82nd Airborne Division and European Command. Upon leaving the military Karl continued public service within local government in Minnesota, where he focused on advancing... Read More →
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June Yoshinari Davis

Global Inclusion & Diversity Policies & Practices Leader, Cargill
June Yoshinari Davis is currently the Global Inclusion & Diversity Policies & Practices Leader at Cargill.  In this role, she identifies the best practices, policies, processes and systems needed to embed inclusion and diversity into the organization in sustainable and scalable ways... Read More →
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Clare Jacky

People Operations Partner, Drip
Clare Jacky is the People Operations Partner at the Minneapolis tech company, Drip. She began her journey in the technology space as a software engineer and then transitioned to working in Human Resources; she loves the intersection of building products and developing people. She... Read More →
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Alicia Sojuorner

Racial Equity Manager, City of St. Louis Park
Alicia is a self-proclaimed hip-hop purist and racial equity advocate in that order. Currently, Alicia is the first Racial Equity Manager at the City of St Louis Park. They are driven by supporting opportunities to capitalize on innovative practices within organizations that improve... Read More →
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Ty Thomas

U.S. Bank / Minnesota Youth 7 on 7 Passing League, Sr. Diversity Recruiter / Owner
Ty Thomas is a Sr. Diversity Recruiter for US Bank. In just a few months on the job, he attended multiple diversity recruiting events across the country, and is driving Diversity & Inclusion efforts forward.  When he isn’t helping people find their dream job, he spends time growing... Read More →

Wednesday October 10, 2018 7:30am - 9:00am CDT
HealthPartners 3601 Minnesota Dr., Bloomington, MN