Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace

by LSBDC Monroe

Date and Time

Tuesday October 27th 2020
Starting @ 11:00 am



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Online Facilitated by LSBDC at University of Louisiana Monroe: Main Office The workshop topic will be How to Champion Diversity in the Workplace. In it, we'll discuss: *the current state of diversity; *benefits of diversity and how it affects profit; *ways to jumpstart/implement change within a company through actionable/results-oriented steps. About the Speaker, Kandice Guice: Kandice Guice is a business attorney with nearly a decade of experience handling commercial transactions for large law firms and Fortune 100 companies. On average, she negotiates more than $40 million in deals per year spanning the gamut of software and technology to professional services agreements. In the wake of the pandemic and social unrest within the world, Kandice noticed a need for entrepreneurs to develop a better contractual framework for their businesses. She now leverages her vast knowledge of complex contracts and negotiations to help businesses and creatives protect brand equity by understanding the contractual terms best suited for their business needs. As a community leader and activist, Kandice believes one powerful way to effectuate change is by emboldening diversity in the business world and offering necessary business resources to diverse populations. She works to be a part of this change by providing service offerings and educational content. Fee: No Cost Register: https://www2.lsbdc.org

About LSBDC Monroe

The Louisiana Small Business Development Center at the University of Louisiana Monroe was created in 1977 and is an outreach service of ULM College of Business Administration. The program became fully operational in 1983. The Center provides business consulting at no cost to entrepreneurs who want to start new ventures and to small business owners who want to improve their business. LSBDC at ULM also provides low-cost, continuing education programs and technical assistance at no cost. The LSBDC at ULM serves Northeast Louisiana including Caldwell, Catahoula, Concordia, East Carroll, Franklin, Jackson, LaSalle, Lincoln, Madison, Morehouse, Ouachita, Richland, Tensas, Union, and West Carroll parishes.