** This event is by Invitation ONLY -- if you are a leader of an LGBTQ Employee Resource Group in New Jersey and have not yet received your invitation, please email firstname.lastname@example.org. ** The New Jersey Pride Chamber of Commerce is excited to host the 2nd Annual LGBTQ Employee Business Resource Group (EBRG) Roundtable. This event is designed specifically for the leadership teams of LGBTQ EBRG's from dozens of large companies throughout the Garden State. It is an opportunity for these teams, from all industries, to come together, network, and share best practices around how to organize an EBRG that truly makes an impact both internally and on the greater LGBTQ community in New Jersey!
Hot breakfast will be provided to all attendees!
9:00 am-9:30 am Check-in/Breakfast/Networking
9:30 am-9:35 am Attendees to be seated
9:35 am-9:45 am Welcome from NJPCC-Augusto Penaranda, Executive Director
(introduce Merck Representative)
9:45 am-9:55 am Opening Remarks (Merck)
9:55 am Introduction of keynote speaker by Steven Garibell
9:55 am-10:15 am Keynote Matthew McHale, Chief of Staff, NJ Transit
10:15 am-11:15 am Best Practices Panel Discussion and Q&A
Moderator: PSEG (TBA)
Panelist: Cheryl Barclay, Government Programs Sales
Panelist: Shenelle Brooks, DEI Manager, Aramark
Panelist: Ashleen DiEugenio, -Horizon BC/BS
Panelist: Namibia Mu’id, - Lead Contract Specialist, NJ Transit
Panelist Merck (TBA)
11:15 am-11:30 Closing Remarks from Merck
Closing Remarks from Augusto Penaranda, NJPCC ED
Directions from Parking Garage to State Theatre New Jersey: Once parked, take the elevator down to the first floor and exit onto Bayard Street. Make a left and walk down to TD Bank, which is next to City Hall. You will see a sign that reads "Civic Square Promenade to Livingston Avenue". Follow the Promenade path to Livingston Avenue. STNJ will be on your left.