Virtual Camber Exchange: Inclusive Leadership Through COVID-19 and Beyond
Connect with colleagues, leaders, and entrepreneurs in the active-outdoor industries through our first-ever ONLINE program!
This virtual event will bring together a community of people who support workplace inclusion, equity, and diversity. Join Camber Outdoors and our panelists for a couple of hours of captivating conversations and networking with peers.
This Camber Exchange will focus on the topic of “Inclusive Leadership.” During this time, how we lead is more important than ever.
Our panel of thought and organizational leaders will walk us through their ideas on what truly inclusive leadership means to them, how they are engaging with this concept at their companies or organizations, and share their hopes and dreams for a future outdoor recreation economy that’s more representative of more people.
→ Further understanding of the concept of “inclusive leadership”
→ Tactical approaches companies and organizations can take at all levels to better enact inclusive leadership
→ Goals for incorporating inclusive leadership into the “next normal” workplace
Order of Events (Mountain Time):
5 pm: Event kick-off! Bring your favorite snacks, drinks and get ready for an inspirational conversation. Clif Family Winery is offering Exchange attendees tasty wine for a discount and even put together a special snack pack.
5:15 pm: Inclusive Leadership thru COVID-19 and beyond
5:45 pm: Q+A with panelists. Have a question you would like to submit pre-event? Please send them to Elyse.Rylander@camberoutdoors.org.
6 pm: Networking! Break into google hangouts based on your regional locations for networking and an opportunity to dive deeper into the event topic.
6:30 pm: Wrap! Raise your glass and toast the first virtual Camber Exchange.
Elyse Rylander (she/her), Partnership Manager, Camber Outdoors
Alyssa Macy (she/her), CEO, Washington Environmental Council and Washington Conservation Voters
Ashley Miller (she/her), GM + Lead of Team Member Well-Being, evo
Jose Gonzalez (he/him), Consultant, Founder and Former Executive Director for Latino Outdoors
Katie Carlson (she/her), Vice President of Human Resources at Brooks Running
Thank you to Clif Family Winery for offering Camber Exchange attendees some great wine and tasty snacks. And special thank you to our panelists!
About Our Panelists:
Alyssa Macy (She/Her/Hers) is a citizen of the Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs, Oregon and was raised on the Warm Springs Indian Reservation. She is of the Wasco, Navajo and Hopi descent. Most recently, she served her Nation as the Chief Operations Officer, where she was responsible for $33 million in tribal programming and services. As part of her work with the tribe, Macy has worked with several outdoor organizations to bring programming on reservation for tribal youth. She’s also worked on a number of economic development projects that explored ecotourism opportunities on tribal lands. She currently works as the CEO of the Washington Environmental Council and Washington Conservation Voters.
José González (he/him/his) is the Founder and Former Executive Director for Latino Outdoors. An experienced educator, González has been a K-12 public education teacher, environmental education advisor, outdoor education instructor and coordinator, and university adjunct faculty. His commentary on diversity and environmental outreach has been featured by High Country News, Outside magazine, Earth Island Journal, and Latino USA. González has been engaged in collaborations with the White House Council on Environmental Quality, the U.S. Department of Interior, and the National Park Service. He also represents Latino Outdoors in several coalitions including the Latino Conservation Alliance and the Next 100 Coalition. He has been recognized with several honors, including the National Wildlife Federation, Grist Magazine, and The Murie Center. He received his B.A at the University of California, Davis, and his M.S at the University of Michigan School of Natural Resources & Environment.
Ashley Miller (she/her/hers) is the General Manager and Lead of Team Well-Bring at evo, where she manages corporate giving, employee engagement, and community partnerships programming, as well as the company’s equity and inclusion program. Specifically, she oversees the company’s investments in programs and partnerships that help kids build positive skills and mindsets in the communities where we live, work, and play. Miller sits on the Board of Directors for the Food Empowerment Education & Sustainability Team (FEEST) and holds a degree in International Studies from the University of Washington.
Katie Carlson (she/her/hers) is the Vice President of Human Resources at Brooks Running. Carlson is a proven human resources leader experienced in managing, building, and implementing comprehensive systems to support enterprise as well as client group business needs within biotechnology, technology, and the retail/wholesale industries. She creates value through strategic alignment of company culture and business needs. At Brooks Running, Carlson’s direct responsibility and expertise include compensation and benefits design and management, HRIS development and implementation, data modeling and scenario planning, development of cost-effective consultant alliances and contract negotiation. Adaptable and dedicated, she has a record of achieving bottom-line business objectives. Carlson joined the Camber Outdoors Board of Directors in January.
We’ve also extended our beneficiary applications for 2020 Camber Exchanges through June 30. Apply here. Up to six nonprofit partner beneficiaries will be selected in 2020 representing six geographic regions across the U.S. Event registration funds and donations collected at this (and future) Camber Exchanges will be distributed evenly across these nonprofit partners at the end of the year.
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