Networking is a crucial component in career advancement. In this session, we will explore how networking helps individuals succeed throughout their career. Join our dynamic panelist as they share insight on how networking, maintaining great business relationships and building your own social currency has helped them succeed.
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Session Format: Panel Discussion
Dr. LeroySimpson is an I/O Psychologist and management consultant that works with business leaders to assess the company and identify problems, gather information, and implement solutions to build organizational effectiveness. He achieves this through focused training, learning, and coaching in the specific business. He works with individual professionals seeking independent business in the role of owner, partner or investor and explores suitable sectors, industries or markets that match the professional's work interest and helps other I-O Psychologists become business oriented to work with employers in speculating behavior, thought and decision making to strategically invest in their riskiest asset, the workforce.
Donald Tyson (goes by Tyson) is the Diversity Business Partner for Specialty Brands at Gap Inc. In this role, Tyson leads equality and belonging for Gap and Banana Republic. Tyson has over 10 years of professional experience including research, human capital management, and diversity and inclusion (D&I) consulting. Prior to Gap Inc, Tyson worked for a global law firm leading diversity initiatives for North America. Tyson also spent time as an independent consultant for a charter school system in the greater Houston area.
Tyson began his civilian career at Booz Allen Hamilton supporting clients in government and defense/ intelligence by providing subject matter expertise in D&I and human capital management. Tyson is a former Intelligence Officer in the United States Air Force and combat veteran of Operation Enduring Freedom. Tyson earned his bachelor's degree in psychology from Howard University and his master's degree in I/O Psychology from the University of Maryland, College Park. Outside of work, Tyson loves to eat, travel and get fresh.
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