Free SCORE-Staten Island Workshop to Spotlight ‘Diversity and Inclusion for Competitive Advantage’

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Free SCORE-Staten Island Workshop to Spotlight ‘Diversity and Inclusion for Competitive Advantage’

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. –  “Diversity and Inclusion for Competitive Advantage” is the theme of a SCORE-Staten Island business seminar set for Tuesday, June 18.

The free “lunch & learn” workshop, hosted by the Northfield Bank Foundation, will guide attendees toward acknowledging, understanding and leveraging diversity and inclusion in the workplace.

The seminar’s featured speaker will be SCORE Certified Mentor John Quadrino, a senior vice president and head of Employee Engagement Practice at CTR Factor. Founded in 2009, CTR Factor is recognized for its expertise in leadership, diversity and inclusion –  with real-world experience in business, military and non-profit organizations.

SCORE Certified Mentor John Quadrino is a senior vice president and head of Employee Engagement Practice at CTR Factor. (Photo: Courtesy of  SCORE-Staten Island)

Quadrino will discuss contemporary approaches to strategy and planning for any business (existing or start up), or not-for-profit organization.

Workshop attendees will benefit in a variety of ways, such as learning how to:

  • Share a deeper understanding and appreciation of each generation.
  • Substitute “unconscious bias” behavior(s) with “conscious inclusion.”
  • Synthesize diversity and inclusion.
  • Strengthen employee, colleague, client and customer relationships.
  • Standardize actions to most effectively work together.
  • Seize new opportunities.

WHEN AND WHERE

The workshop will take place June 18, 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., at SCORE-Staten Island headquarters, fourth floor of the Staten Island Advance Building, 950 West Fingerboard Road, Grasmere.

GUARANTEE YOUR SEAT

As seating is limited, advance registration is strongly advised. Signup is available at https://statenisland.score.org/event/june18-advantage, or by leaving a message with your phone number and email address for Marie at SCORE-Staten Island: 718-727-1221.

About SCORE-Staten Island

SCORE-Staten Island is dedicated to fostering a vibrant small-business community within its New York City borough by providing cost-free education and confidential mentoring to both aspiring and established entrepreneurs. Headquartered at 950 West Fingerboard Road, Grasmere, in the iconic Staten Island Advance Building, the organization is Chapter 476 of the nationwide SCORE, a nonprofit association and resource partner with the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). For additional information, or to schedule an appointment, SCORE-Staten Island may be visited at https://statenisland.score.org; telephoned at 718-727-1221; emailed at info@SCORESI.org, and visited on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/SCOREStatenIsland.

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