Shifting towards together: Creating innovative and inclusive company cultures

#Areyouready to shift your perspective on what it means to be an innovative company in the 21st century? Companies that are inclusive and diverse are more innovative, more profitable, and have improved employee retention rates.
In this session, participants will learn:
  • The common thread between both innovative and inclusive company cultures.
  • A brief history of deliberate creativity techniques, including design thinking and the creative problem solving process.
  • Tools and techniques to spur more innovation, foster better collaboration, and strengthen communication within your organization.

Format: Presentation
Track: Creativity, Technology & Design

Presenter / Mallory Whitfield / U.S. is a diversity & inclusion keynote speaker who empowers audiences to rediscover their authentic voice, be more compassionate to themselves, and more inclusive of others. She also has 15 years of experience as an entrepreneur and in digital marketing & communication. As director of marketing at the New Orleans tech company LookFar, she spearheaded the expansion of the 3rd & 4th annual Ada Lovelace Awards, which honors women in technology from across the Gulf South region. In 2016, she was honored to be included in Gambit’s 40 Under 40, which salutes the brightest innovators, artists, and professionals in New Orleans.