BRIDGEPORT, Conn. -- The Bridgeport Regional Business Council (BRBC) will host the workshop "Building a Diverse, Equal and Empowered Workforce" on Thursday, from 1 - 6:30 p.m, at Housatonic Community College in Bridgeport.
The program is designed to help people build powerful, diverse and successful businesses, according to a release from BRBC.
The event will include a lunch, panel discussion and cocktail reception.
The program schedule is as follows:
- 12:30 p.m., Registration.
- 1 - 2:15 p.m., Luncheon/Speaker. The luncheon keynote speaker will be Joe Brennan, president and chief executive officer Connecticut Business & Industry.
- 2:30 - 4:30 p.m., Panel Discussion. The panel will include moderator Mary Beth Nelsen, president of The Right Resource; and the following panelists: Paul Broadie, president of Housatonic Community College; Charles Firlotte, president and chief executive officer of Aquarion Water Company; Kathleen Flaherty, director/market executive at Merrill Lynch; Nancy Hancock member of the executive committee at Pullman & Comley; Bonnie Marcus, international speaker, author of "The Politics of Promotion," and founder of womenssuccesscoaching.com.
- 4:30 - 6:30 p.m., Networking Cocktail Reception and WLC Grant Award Announcement at Housatonic Museum of Art.
The event's sponsors are Fairfield County's Community Foundation Fund for Women and Girls, Bank of America, Housatonic Community College and Pullman & Comley.
Housatonic Community College is at 900 Lafayette Blvd, Bridgeport.
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