ETMA, the Enterprise Technology Management Association Conference Hosts Workshop on Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging


PHOENIX, AZ, March 21, 2022 /24-7PressRelease/ — ETMA, the Enterprise Technology Management Association, members and guests will have the opportunity to learn practical strategies and ideas during a workshop on diversity, l Equity and Inclusion (DE&I) conference on March 25 in San Diego, California.

Martin Luther King III said, “Leadership begins with you. the AND MY The conference brings together CEOs and industry presidents who are well positioned to implement change in their business and act as catalysts to move DEI forward in our industry. This will require a conscious and constant effort to recruit a more diverse workforce.

The workshop will be led by Natasha Royer Coons, the first lady, woman of color and person of Asian American descent to be elected President of ETMA. She is also a Senior Director and Chief Revenue Officer at Advantix, and an accomplished business leader, with over 20 years of experience in the telecommunications industry. Natasha Royer Coons, said, “This workshop will be a ‘roll up your sleeves’, let’s really talk about proven strategies and successful tactics. Our members will not only get a preview, but walk away with the ability to start, accelerate, or improve their DEI programs.

The workshop will also feature Rachel (Fuller) Almodovar, Training and Organizational Development Coordinator at UC San Diego, who said “diversity, equity and inclusion support employee engagement and enhance employee retention in competitive markets”. As a human resources professional with over 10 years of experience, she will show participants how they should identify, develop and connect talent at all levels within organizations. She is skilled in coaching, leadership development and project management with a wealth of experience in the hospitality, higher education and healthcare sectors.

The all-star panel also includes Karen Harris, staff development coordinator for the San Diego County Health and Human Services Agency. She has worked in the field of diversity, equity and inclusion for over 20 years as a facilitator, trainer, leader and agent of change. Karen has worked on diversity and inclusion across all sectors, including nonprofits, corporations, academia, and government.

During the pandemic, ETMA has held virtual conferences and town halls on this topic. Recordings and other valuable information are available on the ETMA website in the resources section at Diversity and Inclusion. With the decline in COVID cases, this will be one of the first opportunities for members to meet in person for a workshop on this topic.

About ETMA
ETMA, the Enterprise Technology Management Association is a not-for-profit organization with approximately 50 members managing over $71 billion in business spend. Its ongoing mission is to create awareness, drive industry growth, improve the quality and value of solutions, and set industry standards. Additionally, ETMA members subscribe to a Code of Ethics, which clearly sets standards and differentiates their level of commitment to their clients. ETMA does not sell consulting services or solutions.

Members provide enterprise solutions in the areas of: Technology Management, Managed Services, Spend Management, Telecom Management, Telecom Spend Management (TEM), Mobile Spend Management, Managed Mobility Services (MMS), MDM mobile device management and enterprise mobility management (EMM) solutions.

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