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October 4, 2018 - Chapter Meeting 

Diversity is a Fact, Inclusion is a Choice

Program Description


This session will explore the dimensions of diversity and the benefits of diversity and inclusion. Grounded in the concept of “Brave Space” participants will identify strategies in creating gracious environments and cultivating connections across differences. Using the concept of Ubuntu participants will be guided through a process of cultural self-awareness and discovery.

Learning Objectives:

Participants in this program will:

  • Distinguish between diversity and inclusion;
  • Explore cultural developmental models; and
  • Identify strategies to mitigate bias.

About the Speaker

Selena Webster-Bass, M.P.H., is a Jacksonville, Florida native with more than 20 years of experience in cultural competency, health equity, and community health. Selena has an undergraduate degree in Biology from the University of North Florida and a Masters of Public Health from the University of South Florida. She has facilitated over 200 professional learning and community-based health education sessions with health and human services professionals, organizational leaders and the general community-at-large. read more

Selena Webster-Bass

Certification Information:

This activity has been submitted for one (1) Professional Development Credits (PDC) by SHRM and one (1) HR (General) credit with the HR Certification Institute.

Networking Social:

Unable to attend the meeting but would like to attend the Networking Social? Come and join us! You may choose to attend the Networking Social only. Hors-d'oeuvres and cash bar will be available after the meeting. Everyone who attends will receive one free drink ticket!

A Silent Auction and Giveaways will be available to support the SHRM Foundation.

 Agenda Location

 Monthly Business Partner(s):

  3:30 PM  Registration Maggiano's Little Italy
  4:00 PM  Meeting St Johns Town Center
  4:30 PM  Presentation - Selena Webster-Bass 10367 Midtown Pkwy
  5:30 PM Presentation Ends/Networking Social begins Jacksonville, FL 32246
Parking note: St. Johns Town Center, in partnership with AmeriPark, offers valet parking. Payment can be made via credit card and customers can text ahead for vehicle retrieval. The cost is $6.00 Monday – Thursday. The valet stand is located at Maggiano's Little Italy.


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 ** HRCI guidelines prohibit food service during the speaker’s presentation. Please arrive in time to enjoy the food prior to the presentation. **



SAVE THE DATES: 2018 Meeting Schedule

 Date  Type  Time of Day  Location  Title
September 21, 2018 Special Event 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM UNF Herbert University Center 6th Annual Supervisor Training with various speakers
October 4, 2018

Chapter Meeting

Late Afternoon - 3:30 PM Maggiano's Little Italy Diversity is a Fact, Inclusion is a Choice, Selena Webster-Bass, M.P.H.
November 1, 2018 Chapter Meeting Lunch - 11:30 AM Maggiano's Little Italy A Culture Transformed with Indie B. Bollman
December 6, 2018 Chapter Meeting 1/2 Day Program - 7:00 AM UNF Herbert University Center Annual Legal Update with various speakers

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PO Box 60155
Jacksonville, FL 32236