The fifth Annual DISCOVER Summit, a networking and learning event that seeks to strengthen global manufacturing supply chains by enhancing their diversity, will provide an opportunity for participants to join together for two days of personal growth and professional development experiences.
DISCOVER, which stands for Diversity and Inclusion in Supply Chains, will hold the Summit virtually on Oct. 7 and 8, 2021. This cross-industry organization, founded in 2016, has a mission to strengthen supply chains by building bridges and breaking down barriers that exist for people of color.
Visit discover-org.us today to register for the 2021 DISCOVER Summit today. Thanks to the very generous support of our corporate sponsors, registration is now complimentary. Summit participants will learn about opportunities for the advancement, development and engagement of diverse leaders in supply chain functions, and details about how increased workplace and supplier diversity benefits businesses.
The 2021 Summit will feature interactive discussions with more than 20 industry and policy leaders on the importance of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion in Supply Chain and on Allyship, which is essential to companies’ ability to attract and retain a workforce that keeps learning, sharing, developing, engaging and moving forward. The Summit will also include keynote speaker Tammy Snyder Murphy, First Lady of New Jersey, and Celeste Warren, Vice President, Global Diversity and Inclusion CoE at Merck.
Participants will hear from senior leaders at member companies and sponsors, including Fair360, formerly DiversityInc, The Hershey Company (No. 10 on The Fair360, formerly DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity list in 2021), Johnson & Johnson (a Fair360, formerly DiversityInc Hall of Fame company), Walker SCM, Land O’Lakes, Inc. and others, about why improving diversity, equity and inclusion is so critical in today’s workforce and the vital role it plays in the supply chain.
The DISCOVER organization is comprised of member companies and sponsors dedicated to driving sustainable change and increased diversity within the talent pipeline for supply chain leaders. DISCOVER offers its members opportunities for mentoring and provides guidance in navigating career development across companies and industries.