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The McColl School Alumni Association (MSAA) invites you to join us for a breakfast discussion with Dr. Barbara Riley as she discusses The Inconvenient Truths about Difference; Debunking the myths of separation and inclusion. All alumni, current students, and friends of the McColl School and Queens are welcome to attend.
As leaders, managing differences and especially "diversity" raises unique and awkward challenges. Our habits of mind, beliefs, and unawareness often interfere with the genuine expression of our intentions resulting in conflict and disappointing outcomes.
In this fresh and timely talk, Dr. Riley will explore 7 Chambers of learning and action that reveal the inconvenient truth about diversity and what we can do to leverage differences toward individual and organizational success.
7-7:30 a.m. - Breakfast & Registration
7:30-9 - Program; including Question & Answer session
A note about our special guest: Dr. Barbara Riley.
Dr. Riley is an author as well as a dynamic, engaging and inspiring speaker. She brings extensive expertise to, leadership development, executive and life coaching diversity and inclusion, organizational development and culture change. She has contributed over twenty-five years of consulting experience with Fortune 500 companies including Johnson and Johnson, Carolinas Health Care System, Corning Inc, Wachovia Corporation, Shell Oil, Kodak, SC Johnson Wax, as well as numerous, city, state, not-for-profit and educational organizations. Dr. Riley brings a wisdom that grounds her coaching and consulting in both personal development and the real world of business success.
Dr. Riley completed her doctorate at Boston University, M.S. at Smith College and received her BA in psychology from Hofstra University. She is certified in Parallel ThinkingTM, The Wellness Inventoryä and The Leadership Circle 360TMProfile. Dr. Riley is past faculty member of Boston University and current adjunct faculty member at Queens University of Charlotte. She is a member of the NTL Institute of Applied Behavioral Science and The League of Black Women. She is a board member of the Levine Museum of the New South and an advisory board member of The Women's Intercultural Exchange and Dress for Success. A native New Englander, Barbara now resides in Charlotte, N.C.
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