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TEDxRochesterSalon: How Diversity Enhances Innovation and Entrepreneurship

March 4, 2020 @ 8:30 pm

TEDxRochesterSalon: How Diversity Enhances Innovation and Entrepreneurship
TEDxRochesterSalon in partnership with RocGrowth, focusing on how diversity enhances innovation and entrepreneurship.

We live in a dynamic city, and Rochester is looked at nationally as an innovation hub. Innovation work requires a vibrant and open community in which people feel welcome, have their ideas heard and opinions valued.

This TEDxRochesterSalon will explore how diversity and inclusion impact innovation and entrepreneurship here in Rochester.

Ana Liss, Director of Economic Development & Planning for Monroe County, will be conducting a candid interview of these panelists:

-Kevin S. Beckford, Sr. HR Director for Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, University of Rochester

-Dr. Deanna Kimbrel, Inclusion and Diversity Manager, Paychex

-Victoria Van Voorhis, CEO, Second Avenue Learning

Join us for this TEDxRochesterSalon, in partnership with RocGrowth.

5:30pm: Arrival & Light Refreshments (Cash Bar Available)

5:50pm – 8:00pm: Talks, Discussion, Shared Experiences, & More!


3 City Center
180 South Clinton Avenue
Rochester, NY 14604 United States
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