Diversity, Equity &
1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
NECA BOSTON TRAINING CENTER
2 Heritage Drive, Suite 1
Quincy, MA 02171
Please join NECA Boston and IBEW, Local 103, on Wednesday, November 2nd, as we hold our inaugural Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Summit.
Attend several workshops in this intensive half-day program and leading public and private sector professionals active in DEI examine key issues and trends impacting DEI and your business and projects. Take-away best practices, lesson learned and solutions for creating new opportunities in your company and your firm.
Welcome and Summit Goals
Business Manager/ Financial Secretary, IBEW, Local 103
IBEW Local 103/
Senator Lydia Edwards
Session 1: DEI at Work in Your Company
Public and private sector construction professionals share their vision for increasing contract opportunities for Under-Represented Businesses (UBE), especially Minority and Women-Owned Businesses, in the construction industry. The session will review new public sector policies and regulations and what both the public and private sector require for increasing diversity and inclusion in their projects.
In Order Business Development
Director of Access and Opportunity,
Division of Capital Asset
Management & Maintenance
Jill Lacey Griffin
Vice President of
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion,
Associate Director of Office
for Economic Inclusion
and Diversity, Harvard University
Dr. J. Keith Motley
Professor, Consultant President/CEO, Urban League of Eastern MA
Distinguished Professor, University of Massachusetts Boston, College of Management
Session 2: Where’s the Work?
This session provides a snapshot of several top projects that will require diversity inclusion in their procurement. Leading CM business development professionals provide overviews of upcoming projects and diversity requirements. This session will help you competitively position yourself for new work, integrating best practices for diversity, equity and inclusion in your business planning and proposal responses and bids.
Builders of Color Coalition
Vice President, Operations Manager
Janey Construction Management
Harvard Capital Projects, Harvard University
Trade Partner & Workforce Diversity, Shawmut Construction
J.D. and M.B.A.,
Courageous Civil Rights Leader,
Dedicated Public Servant
NAACP Boston Branch
Session 3: What’s Really Working – Journeys to Success
Hear from four female electricians as they talk about their careers and the impact of being an electrician on their lives. Listen as they discuss the lasting relationships they've built and the lessons they’ve learned while working in the electrical construction industry. Their stories will reveal how diversity and inclusion are essential for a thriving economy.
Training Instructor Boston JATC
20-year IBEW Member
20-year IBEW Member Journeyperson Electrician
DEI AWARDS AND NETWORKING RECEPTION
Celebrate the achievements of several electrical contractors who have moved the needle in diversity, equity and inclusion in their firms and projects.
- Corporate DEI Champion
- Procurement DEI Champion
- MWBE Business Growth Champion
Become a supporting sponsor and turn commitment into action for NECA Boston’s Inaugural Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Summit.
Your Sponsorship Includes:
- Event Signage
- Firm Recognition as a DEI Event Sponsor at the event and in the Event Program