Diversity & Inclusion Professionals

Upcoming Events

Whether you’re an experienced DEI leader or new to the field, DAIP offers programming to help you hone your skills, broaden your perspective, and leave you inspired to forge ahead with this important work.

What comes after Roe v. Wade for the workplace?

Virtual, over Zoom

Weeks after the leak of a draft Supreme Court opinion overturning Roe v. Wade, protesters are gathering around the country, and anxiety is high about this major blow to reproductive rights in America. What can HR professionals expect as a result of this change? What can employees expect, both on a personal level, and on …

Diversity Links Meet-up, in partnership with The Beacon Mutual Insurance Company

One Beacon Centre One Beacon Centre, Warwick, RI

  DAIP is partnering with Beacon Mutual to host our first Diversity Links networking event since before the start of the pandemic. Join us in person to engage in a guided conversation and connect with talented DEI-minded professionals from various organizations and industries. Experience Level: This event is relevant for all levels of experience.

Thought Leader Series: The Ecology of Diversity with Dr. Norm in partnership with AMICA

Attend virtually or in-person at Amica’s Lincoln campus

Is your organization increasing your DEI efforts? In partnership with Amica, Dr. Norm Jones will host a workshop called The Ecology of Diversity to offer a leadership framework that helps every individual within an organization map out their desired change toward greater inclusion and equity. Join us to explore what this work looks like within …

Unfiltered Coffee Chat

Virtual, over Zoom

Join us to engage in conversation with other individuals that are passionate about diversity, equity, and inclusion. Unfiltered Coffee Chats provide an opportunity for open connection and dialogue that is so crucial for our work. We invite you to come as you are, share space and contribute your questions and ideas. Experience Level: This event …

Diversity Links Meet-up

Location to be announced soon!

Join us in person to engage in a guided conversation and connect with talented DEI-minded professionals from various organizations and industries. Experience Level: This event is relevant for all levels of experience.

DAIP’s Annual Leadership in Diversity & Inclusion Awards

Bryant University Bello Center - Stepan Grand Hall 1150 Douglas Pike, Smithfield, RI

Each year, DAIP invites our community to celebrate our Annual Leadership in Diversity & Inclusion Award winners and learn from thought leaders who are shaping today’s conversations around diversity, equity, and inclusion. Join us on November 18 for this year’s gathering, to honor the 2022 award winners, Angela Bannerman Ankoma (Individual Award Winner) and Amos …

Unfiltered Coffee Chat (Virtual)

Virtual, over Zoom

Join us to engage in conversation with other individuals that are passionate about diversity, equity, and inclusion. Unfiltered Coffee Chats provide an opportunity for open connection and dialogue that is so crucial for our work. We invite you to come as you are, share space and contribute your questions and ideas. Spots are limited to …

Unfiltered Coffee Chat (Virtual)

Virtual, over Zoom

If you’re feeling incredibly stressed right now, you’re not alone.  When you combine a lifetime of varying levels of lived trauma, professional challenges resulting from constant pushback to challenging the status quo, and near-constant access to an alarming news cycle, it’s easy to see why DEI and HR professionals (and the colleagues and communities that …

Reshaping Power Structures through Black Resistance (Virtual)

Virtual, over Zoom

Join DAIP virtually as we highlight BIPOC leaders and changemakers who are bringing power-shifting solutions to their work in Rhode Island communities. Since DAIP is framing all of our 2023 programming around transformative action, this Black History Month we’re focusing on Black Futures, and amplifying the work of leaders who are challenging the status quo …