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"Using Metrics to Identify Diversity Opportunities"

Pending HRCI 1.5 Credit Hours
When: December 7, 2017

Keli Wilson, M.A., Senior Consultant at DCI Consulting Group
Amanda Shapiro is a Consultant at DCI Consulting Group

In this webinar, practitioners will share how to apply knowledge of AAP development to the fast-growing field of diversity and inclusion metrics. The session will provide an overview of how to leverage the AAP analytical concepts, identify the talent pipeline and create benchmarks, as well as provide a tutorial on the creation and interpretation of a diversity dashboard. AAPs include specific parameters that organizations must use to set up and analyze their workforce and employee decisions in order to comply with affirmative action and non-discrimination guidelines. Further, these requirements are seen as a compliance requirement and are non-voluntary. This is where AAP analyses and “Diversity & Inclusion” start to deviate from one another. In comparing the affirmative action and diversity programs, the initial question driving analyses is different. For affirmative action, it is based on regulatory requirements. For diversity programs it is open-ended. The presenters will discuss how to bridge AAP concepts to meet the broader need to identify and develop diversity metrics, opportunities and programs.

About the Presenters

Keli Wilson

Keli Wilson is a Principal Consultant with DCI Consulting Group, Inc. (DCI), where she provides guidance on equal employment opportunity and affirmative action statutes and regulations. Keli's primary focus is in assisting Federal contractors and subcontractors with compliance assistance, such as preparing affirmative action plans, conducting pay equity compensation analyses, providing strategic audit advice, creating diversity and inclusion metrics, as well as training/developing recruitment and management teams in Fortune 500 companies. Additionally, Keli manages a team of consultants and analysts who also work with Federal contractors and subcontractors on OFCCP compliance requirements.

Keli has worked in the field of industrial and organizational psychology at DCI since June 2005. She writes articles on current OFCCP events which get distributed to the contractor community through the OFCCP Blog Spot, a DCI blog. In addition, she creates online web training for Federal contractors and subcontractors, presents webinars/teleconferences on OFCCP regulations and prepares white papers, all available or released by DCI. Prior to joining the DCI team, she received an M.A. degree in Industrial and Organizational Psychology from Xavier University and a B.A. degree in Psychology from West Virginia University.

Amanda Shapiro

Amanda Shapiro is a Senior Consultant at DCI Consulting Group. For the last seven years, Amanda has provided guidance to clients on EEO and affirmative action statutes and regulations to meet the OFCCP compliance requirements. Amanda's primary focus is to provide support for clients on affirmative action planning, diversity analytics, compensation equity analyses, audits, and employment discrimination. She also is involved in testing and selection projects, including job analyses, test validation, and validity generalization research. Amanda has job analysis experience with a variety of industries from professional-based consulting roles to general laborer positions. Amanda earned a M.S. degree in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from Radford University and a B.S. degree in Psychology from the University of Florida.

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What Does the End of Obama's Title IX Guidance Mean for Colleges?

Pending HRCI Approval 1.0 Credit Hour
When: December 14, 2017

Moderator: Marilynn Schuyler, J.D.
Panel Members: Yulanda L. McCarty-Harris, J.D.,
Howard Kallem and
Darlene Posey Young

The Office for Civil Rights of the U.S. Department of Education has recently withdrawn its longstanding guidance on sexual violence and it has issued interim guidance. During this webinar panel members will discuss the reasons for the agency's action, the changes made in the interim guidance, and what flexibility academic institutions have in revising their policies and procedures (if, indeed, they have to respond at all).

About the Presenters

Marilynn L. Schuyler, JD

Marilynn L. Schuyler,JD, has been working in the field of Equal Employment Opportunity since 1988. In 2010, she established Schuyler Affirmative Action Practice, a law firm specializing in federal contractor compliance, providing clients with strategic advice and analysis related to all aspects of AA compliance, and producing AAPs consistent with OFCCP regulations.

Ms. Schuyler was the Department of Labor's Affirmative Action Officer. She also served in the OFCCP Oakland District Office as Assistant District Director, and in the San Francisco Regional Office as an OFCCP Liaison and as the Regional Civil Rights Officer. She was also the AA Officer for the Office of the President at the University of California. Prior to establishing Schuyler AAP, Ms. Schuyler was Director of Affirmative Action Program Development at Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP.

Ms. Schuyler served as President of the Washington Metro Industry Liaison Group and Chair of the 2014 ILG Conference. She is First Vice President of the American Association for Access, Equity and Diversity.

Yulanda L. McCarty-Harris, J.D.

Yulanda L. McCarty-Harris, J.D., is a Senior Certified Affirmative Action Professional (Sr. CAPP), and serves as the Director for Equity and Compliance. In her role, she is responsible for creating, implementing and monitoring the university's affirmative action plan and translating workforce data into tools to institutionalize inclusive recruitment/retention strategies. She also supports and provides advice to academic and administrative leaders in their strategic efforts to increase diversity in university employment practices and prepares and files required federal, state and university compliance reports.

She brings to the university over 15 years of experience in the public sector, including nine in higher education, and her energetic and passionate servant leadership approach to compliance has assisted organizations in achieving effective and strategic outcomes to diversity and inclusion. She previously served as the Director for the Office for Institutional Equity at Cleveland State University and was also the university's Title IX Coordinator. She was also the Director of Equal Opportunity and Diversity at Youngstown State University, and has served as a senior attorney addressing employment-related issues at the City of Toledo (Toledo, Ohio).

Ms. McCarty-Harris is a licensed attorney in Texas and Ohio and received her undergraduate degree from UT-Austin and her juris doctorate from Southern Methodist University School of Law in Dallas, Texas. She currently serves as Membership Chair on the national board for the American Association for Access, Equity and Diversity (AAAED), the oldest operating association of professionals in the equal opportunity/affirmative action profession (

Howard Kallem

Mr. Kallem previously held a similar position as Title IX Compliance Coordinator at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Other positions Mr. Kallem has held include: Chief Regional Attorney for the Office for Civil Rights (OCR), U.S. Department of Education, D.C. Enforcement Office for 16 years and in OCR's policy office for 4 years; Senior Equal Opportunity Specialist with the Office of Equity and Diversity Services at George Mason University in Virginia; U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission for 14 years, and was in private legal practice before that.

Darlene Posey Young

Darlene Posey Young is a Six Sigma Green Belt with 25 years of experience analyzing problems, improving processes, and implementing projects. Her professional experience includes having served as Vice President of Business Support and Operations at Bank of America Merchant Services, and in various Information Technology and Human Resource roles for Brown-Forman Corporation in Louisville, Kentucky.

Mrs. Young currently serves as Director of Staff Equity & Diversity and Title IX Deputy for Indiana University Southeast in New Albany, Indiana. She has received certification as a Senior Certified Affirmative Action Professional (CAAP) and is an ATIXA Level Three Title IX Investigator. Mrs. Young works collaboratively with the campus community to develop strategy and facilitate initiatives that fosters a diverse cultural climate; promotes legal and policy compliance; advocates student safety; ensures equity in recruitment and employment practices, and creates a place of belonging for everyone.

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"Understanding the Landscape Regarding Student Diversity and Inclusion in Higher Education: Connecting Research, Law, and Policy to Inform Action"

HRCI Approved 1.0 Credit Hour
February 1, 2018

Presenter: Arthur L. Coleman, Managing and Co-founder of Education Counsel LLC

This interactive webinar will address key legal and policy issues associated with student diversity and inclusion in higher education as a foundation for providing practical, actionable steps that institutions of higher education can (and should) take as they seek to achieve the educational benefits of diversity. The relevant legal history and current landscape associated with race- and ethnicity-conscious enrollment practices will be discussed as part of the session. Major takeaways from the U.S. Supreme Court's 2016 Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin decision will also be covered.

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