2023 DEI Symposium: Meet Kathryn Alterio, Panelist
May 1, 2023
The BNP is pleased to welcome Kathryn Alterio, Senior VP HR, People Inc., as a panelist for the 2023 DEI Symposium.
We will be helping you get to know each presenter, panelist, and moderator in the weeks ahead, leading up to the 6th Annual D&I Symposium on June 1st – get your tickets here.
Presentation Highlights (what can the audience expect to learn or take away?):
The importance of a commitment to D&I in all employment practices, including recruitment, hiring, compensation, and benefits.
D&I Resources, Recommendations, & Inspiration:
- Book: RESET by Johnny C. Taylor, Jr.
More About Kathryn:
Kate is the Senior Vice President of Human Resources at People Inc. Kate has responsibility for the oversight of People Inc.’s recruitment and retention functions. She also co-facilitates the agency’s Workforce Stability Committee. This committee addresses the areas of hiring, engagement, leadership, and professional development with a focus on the diversity of the workforce, which includes more than 4,000 employees.
Kate is a member of the Society for Human Resource Management and has her PHR and SHRM-CP certifications. She is a 2005 graduate of Leadership Buffalo’s Rising Leaders. Kate is also a Certified Lean Professional (CLP).
Kate earned a bachelor’s degree in finance from Canisius College and a master’s degree in Business Administration from the State University of New York at Buffalo.
2023 DEI Symposium Microsession: Hiring and Retention Panel: Engage Diverse Candidates and Build a Culture of Inclusivity
There is no greater need in our community than recruiting and retaining quality employees for the benefit of businesses and the local workforce. Learn how to engage diverse candidates and build a culture of inclusivity.
Moderator: Kenya Hobbs, Director, Community Engagement & Equity Initiatives, Buffalo Niagara Partnership
- Kathryn Alterio, Senior VP HR, People Inc.
- Thaddeus Dunn, Founder & CEO, Right Fit Recruiting
- Beth Sullivan, MBA, PHR, SHRM-CP · Director of Human Resources at United Way of Buffalo & Erie County
Attend the 2023 DEI Symposium
Our 6th Annual Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Symposium will feature national experts on D&I sharing their knowledge on subjects such as building an inclusive culture, and the best practices, cultural assessments, and dimensions of diversity.
KEYNOTE: Sandra Quince, Paradigm for Parity CEO, Bank of America Leader on Loan
This event will feature workshops and break-out sessions with actionable next steps for attendees to take away.
Thursday, June 1, 2023
8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. EDT
Register to Attend Here
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