Attracting and retaining a diverse workforce doesn’t end with recruiting-it’s only the first step! Keeping a successful, diverse workforce requires creating and sustaining a welcoming and inclusive environment that creates a sense of belonging and investment for all employees. This dynamic and engaging session, in two parts, will provide employers with the tools and ideas necessary to grow and strengthen their company through diversity. Part I will include an overview of the business case for diversity, recruiting and onboarding for a diverse workforce, recognizing and avoiding bias, and proper training of supervisors. Part II will focus on understanding culture issues, and creating and sustaining a welcoming environment.