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2023 Employer Summit

April 5, 2023

9:30 am — 3:00 pm (AZ Time)


In today’s tight labor market, attracting a diverse workforce and fostering an inclusive work environment that retains that workforce is more important than ever. To support you in this effort, Fresh Start Women’s Foundation is convening experts from the Department of Labor, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Women’s Foundation for the State of Arizona, Televerde Foundation, and CARE 7 – City of Tempe to share best practices and lead conversations around innovative ways to build and retain your talent pipeline.

Whether you’re a small business owner or an HR professional within a larger organization, you’re invited to join us for a day filled with insightful presentations, networking, and more!


9:30am – 9:45am: Welcome and Light Breakfast

9:45am – 10:30am: Fair Employment Practices Panel Discussion

10:30am – 11:15am: The Strengths That Come From a Diverse Workforce

11:15am – 12:00pm: Lunch

12:00pm – 12:45pm: Creating a Trauma-Informed Workplace

12:45pm – 1:30pm: Breakout Sessions

  • Creating Employee-Friendly Workplaces
  • How to Interview and Hire with Diversity in Mind

1:30pm – 1:45pm: Break

1:45pm – 2:30pm: Breakout Sessions

  • What Do Accommodations Look Like?
  • Evolving Your Employment Model for a Sustainable, Competitive Advantage

2:30pm – 3:00pm: Closing, Raffles, and Networking

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