July 27, 2020, 5:30 pm PT / 8:30 pm ET
How to Unapologetically Own Your Greatness
Barbara Furlow-Smiles, Global Diversity & Inclusion Engagement Leader
Barbara Furlow-Smiles is the Global Engagement / Internal Resource Group Program Manager for Facebook. She has more than ten years’ experience in diversity and employee resource group management. In her previous role as Manager for Diversity and Inclusion at MTV Networks, she led the diversity strategy for internal engagement and employee affinity groups domestically and globally. MTV named her Employee of the Month (out of 15,000+ employees) in 2013 for being the most inclusive employee. In her past role as Program Manager for University Relations/Diversity at Cox Communications, she was instrumental in establishing partnerships to increase diversity recruiting efforts with top HBCUs. She has a bachelor’s degree from Spelman College and a master’s degree in public administration from Baruch College. She’s currently obtaining her Executive MBA from UCLA.
Barbara is deeply passionate about giving voice to the voiceless. She believes the secret to being free is being fearless, owning your greatness, and acknowledging no regrets. Barbara will speak on “How to Unapologetically Own Your Greatness,” showing us how the 4 B’s can catapult each of us to greatness:
BE GOOD TO YOURSELF
This is a free, interactive event where attendees will participate by creating their own “bragsheet” to identify their greatness, growth, and goals.