For decades, companies have been striving to build diversity and drive inclusion in the workplace. Progress has been made, but changing the makeup of senior leadership teams has come slowly, if at all. If we’re going to diversify the face of leadership in America, not only we must elevate the importance of sponsorship as a talent development tool but we must understand how this informal system actually works. This session will unpack the nature of this important tool and provide some approaches to take on the challenge and inspire you to do more to elevate women and minorities into leadership roles.
• Focus on the benefits of sponsorship to individuals and companies
• Learn the difference between mentorship and sponsorship and why that’s important
• Learn the full range of sponsor relationships and how they develop
• Identify strategies to develop sponsorship in your workplace