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DEI Foundations: Building Your Leadership Engagement Strategy
Tuesday, June 11, 2024, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EDT
Category: Events

Do you currently have a leadership engagement strategy in place? What obstacles are you trying to overcome? Whether you’re just starting or looking to enhance your existing DEI program, this event is tailored to provide you with the foundation needed for success.

Jimi Okubanjo will guide you through the process of using a stakeholder engagement matrix, a powerful tool for mapping out relationships and identifying allies in your journey toward diversity, equity, and inclusion.

What You’ll Learn:

  • How to identify a sponsor within your organization
  • Knowledge and tools needed to build a robust leadership engagement strategy
  • Key elements of successful implementation of a DEI program


This is a FREE event for DEI and ERG professionals looking to maximizing the impact of your DEI efforts. 

Meet the Facilitator

Jimi Okubanjo is an international multi-award winning filmmaker, TED speaker, and resilience story teller. With 25 years of experience in engineering operational excellence initiatives at renowned companies like McKinsey, Shell, Amazon, Siemens, and Marathon Oil, Jimi has cultivated expertise in mobilizing senior managers to spearhead transformational projects that boost profitability.

Currently, Jimi is hosting a series of Virtual Executive Roundtables aimed at equipping senior leaders with the necessary tools to drive organizational performance transformation. These interactive sessions provide leaders with practical insights and strategies to transform their organizations and achieve sustained success.

Jimi’s acclaimed film, Arise Firebird, explores the important topic of the retention and progression of BIPOC professionals and women of color. Using the film as a catalyst, Jimi initiates powerful conversations that go beyond this specific issue and delve into key areas such as Health and Safety, Technical and Non-Technical Risk Management, Management of Change, Integrity and Compliance, Operational Excellence, Business Transformation, and more.