Diversity: Is It Dead or Just Transformed? November 10 Meeting

Posted on October 25, 2016 By

The concept of diversity came into the consciousness of businesses more than 20 years ago. Understand the current state of diversity in businesses and organizations and HR’s role in diversity at the monthly meeting of JSAHR (The Jersey Shore Association for Human Resources), open to the public, Thursday, November 10, 2016, from 7:45 to 10:00 a.m., at the Jumping Brook Country Club, 210 Jumping Brook Road, Neptune, N.J.

Alma Scott-Buczak, chairwoman of Diversity and Inclusion for the Garden State Council, SHRM, will lead the session “Diversity: Is It Dead or Just Transformed,” during which participants will explore the evolution of diversity, its inclusion in our society, HR’s role in its support, and how HR can implement a practical plan for diversity in the workplace.

The registration fee, including a full buffet breakfast, is $30.00 for JSAHR members; $40.00 for nonmembers; $25.00 for guests and those in-transition, and $10.00 for full-time students. Register online at jsahr.shrm.org/events or email admin@jsahr.org or call Christine Higgins, JSAHR chapter administrator, at 732-701-7155.

JSAHR, a SHRM affiliated chapter, is a Gold Excel award winner of SHRM (Society for Human Resource Management.) This program is pending one (1) SHRM and one (1) HRCI (Human Resource Certification Institute) recertification credit. www.hrci.org

About the Speaker: Alma Scott-Buczak, SHRM-SPC, SPHR, is the chairwoman of Diversity and Inclusion for the Garden State Council, SHRM. She has more than 30 years in HR in central banking, pharmaceuticals, public transportation and higher education. Scott-Buczak holds a B.A. in economics from Lafayette College and an M.A. in human resources management from New School University.

In July 2016, Alma Scott-Buczak was appointed associate vice president human resources at Lafayette College. She leads a team that provides strategic staffing, employee relations, policy design and implementation, EAP, benefits, retirement, labor relations compensation, training and HRIS support.