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  • ACEC Georgia Inclusion & Diversity Task Force

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    Name: ACEC Georgia Inclusion & Diversity Task Force
    Date: October 21, 2020
    Time: 11:00 AM - 12:15 PM EDT
    Registration: Register Now
    Event Description:
    ACEC Georgia members are invited to join the Inclusion & Diversity Task Force, chaired by Emmanuella Myrthil with HNTB.

    The ACEC Georgia Inclusion & Diversity Task Force (I&D Task Force) was created in 2016 to advance the goal of increasing diversity and promoting a culture of inclusiveness within Georgia's engineering industry. The I&D Task Force seeks to raise awareness, offer guidance to firms and individuals, and create meaningful dialogue, engagement, and activities around inclusiveness, equity, and diversity. The I&D Task Force is open to any employee of an ACEC Georgia Member who is interested in engaging in these issues. 

    In honor of October being National Disability Employment Awareness Month, we will have guest speakers, Tori Hughes, Outreach Specialist, and Liz Persaud, Program and Outreach Director both from Tools for Life with the Center for Inclusive Design and Innovation at Georgia Tech join us to discuss:
    • Tools for Life and its services
    • Basics of assistive technology (AT)
    • Disability awareness
    • Self-advocacy
    Interested in learning more about the Inclusion & Diversity Task Force? Contact Chandler.Carter@acecga.org

    Click HERE for information on sponsoring this meeting, or contact Jennifer.Head@acecga.org.
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    Location:
    Zoom Meeting
    You will receive the link to join the meeting in the confirmation email. We will also email the link to registrants the day of the event. 
    Date/Time Information:
    Wednesday, October 21, 2020
    11:00 am - 12:15 pm
    Contact Information:
    Chandler Carter
    Fees/Admission:
    All ACEC Georgia Task Force meetings are free and open to ACEC Georgia members.
    Professional Development Hours:
    1
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