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GOLD Symposium, 2014

Bridge Builder Awards
Supporting Organizations

THANK YOU to our generous sponsors, supporting organizations, volunteers, outstanding speakers and the more than 200 attendees who helped 6th GOLD symposium exceed all expectations.

We are extremely grateful to Ambassador Caroline Kennedy for her inspirational opening remarks.

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Studies show that diversity does not automatically equate to better performing, more innovative organizations. However, organizations that successfully integrate diversity and INCLUSION, fully engaging employees, are the highest performing, most productive and innovative. Diversity & Inclusion is an ongoing journey, constantly evolving. Just when you think you’ve got it, factors like globalization, unpredictable geopolitics and ever-changing technology make the process even more challenging. To reach higher levels of understanding and effectiveness, we need to re-frame diversity and begin viewing the quest through a different lens. It’s time to diversify diversity to gain insight into how to prepare and lead an inclusive and sustainable organization.

Join us to:
  Learn the importance of diverse perspectives and the skills required to be successful 21st century global leaders
  Hear innovative and creative business executives, social entrepreneurs and artists share best practices and describe new      possibilities for building a culture of inclusion
  Make meaningful connections with business and professional leaders across the Pacific
  Be inspired by and learn from speakers and colleagues from a broad range of industries and geographies
When Friday, September 19, 2014  

Tokyo American Club
2-1-2 Azabudai, Minato-ku, Tokyo, JAPAN

Who Should Attend

Current and future corporate, business, academic, non-profit and entrepreneurial women and men leaders who value international collaboration and wish to expand their networks

(Simultaneous Translation will be provided)

The symposium will offer a day of educational programs, interactive seminars and keynote speakers addressing "Diversity & Inclusion" and "21st Century Leadership."