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Fall CIO Exchange Event

december, 2020

03dec4:00 pm5:00 pmFall CIO Exchange EventTopic: Diversity, Inclusion, Innovation with Dr. Iris Firstenberg

Event Details

CIOs and other leaders will learn WHY diversity of thinking is critical for success in senior roles. Neuorscience actually shows that diversity and inclusion enhance our collective brains’ ability to innovate because we are better positioned to perceive opportunities, and generate ideas about how to leverage those opportunities. 

Our speaker is Dr. Iris Firstenberg. She is an Adjunct Professor of Psychology at UCLA and Adjunct Professor of Management at UCLA Anderson. She specializes in strategies for creative problem solving and innovative thinking. In addition to the MBA programs, Iris is one of the most highly rated instructors in many Anderson Executive programs.

Dr. Firstenberg also conducts seminars on creativity and innovation for a wide cross section of Fortune 500 organizations, including companies in aerospace, software, automotive, healthcare, entertainment, defense, telecommunications, energy, financial services, retail, and pharmaceuticals, as well as government agencies such as NASA. Dr. Firstenberg is the recipient of the 2002 UCLA Department of Psychology Faculty Distinguished Teaching Award and the 2011 UCLA Extension Distinguished Teaching Award.

Time

(Thursday) 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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