Generational Diversity and Insights to Confront Age Bias

Inclusion 2019: Shifting Workplace Culture
Be empowered to deal with generational diversity. Confront age bias and learn how to build an effective multigenerational workplace.

Generational diversity in the workplace demands attention. Five generations bring a complex mix of diverse work philosophies that can result in age bias and under-utilization of human resources. Five generations can also unleash advantages such as innovation and unparalleled success! The choice is yours. This session will unveil the unique work philosophy of each of the five generations, provide insights on how to leverage generational differences in order to avoid age bias and reveal best practices from organizations that have created effective multigenerational work environments. Now, more than ever, organizations must address the talent pipeline as part of their strategic plan. This includes the phenomenon of five generations in the workplace. You will walk away feeling empowered to deal with generational diversity and be equipped with best practices to create an inclusive multigenerational workplace.

Learning Objectives:

  • Learn how to leverage the unique insights of each of the five generations at work.
  • Learn best practices for confronting age bias in the workplace.
  • Contribute to organizational success and help to create an inclusive work environment.
  • Learn best practices and heighten personal effectiveness.
Date(s) & Time(s): 
Tuesday, October 29, 2019 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm

Sonia Aranza


Ms. Sonia Aranza is an accomplished Global Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Expert with 25+ years of experience serving top organizations including Boeing, CIA, Coca-Cola, McDonald’s, NASA and more. She was selected to execute congressionally mandated Diversity programs for several landmark cases.  The U.S. Department of Labor describes Ms. Aranza’s work as “Outstanding.”  She conducts executive sessions for global leaders of major corporations and senior officials in government.  The Society for Human Resource Management selected Ms. Aranza as a featured Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Expert in HR Magazine.  She serves on the Faculty of Howard University’s Executive Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Program.  Ms. Aranza was honored “Outstanding Woman of the Year” by the National Association of Professional Asian American Women, honored “100 Most Influential Filipina-Americans in the United States” and honored “100 Most Influential Filipina Women in the World.”     

Salon D (Third Floor)
Amount of Credit: 
Credit Type: 
Session Type: 
Concurrent Session
Global & Cultural Effectiveness
Leadership & Navigation
Relationship Management
Intended Audience: 
Intermediate (Fostering DEI)
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