Our Next Symposium: Dec 3, 2021 

Dallas, TX  

8:30 am - 3:30 pm CST

Attend in person - OR - virtually!

Register as a virtual attendee and you can change later to an in-person ticket at no add'l cost
(changes must be made before midnight Nov 20 while in-person seats are still available)

Limited to 100 in-person attendees

Meet - Collaborate - Ally 
with other like-minded ERG leaders to create & share:

Best Practices & Processes
Time Saving Resources
Valuable Connections

$595 per person

($495 non-profits - must be a 503 c3 or equivalent. apply code NONPROFIT)

Register by Sept 1 for $100 off all ticket types.

Use coupon code ERGLEAD

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8:00 – 8:30 am        Networking Café


8:30 – 9:00 am        Opening: Remarks & Introductions

9:00 – 10:00 am      ERG Case Study Interview: AMAZON


10:00 – 10:15 am   Networking Café 


10:15 - 11:00 am Panel: "How to Help Your Executive Sponsor Best Help You!" (panelists to be announced soon)


11:00 am- 12:00 pm Taskforce Tables - Round 1

     Each attendee picks & participates in one in the morning and one in the afternoon:

  • Metrics - What are the critical things ERGs should be measuring and reporting?

  • Allyship - How do you recruit, train and recognize allies?

  • Executive Sponsors - What to do when your Executive Sponsor isn't meeting your ERG needs?

  • Intersectionality - What processes, metrics and expectations should be in place across ERGs?

  • Engagement - How do you get members more involved in programs and other activities - virtually and in person?

  • Leader Burnout - How do you recognize and prevent it?

  • Programming - How do you decide what programming is 'good' for both members and the ERG?

  • Non-Exempt Employees and ERGs - How to involve hourly employees given organizational policy and member ability to participate?

  • Employee Health and Wellness - What and how much wellness programming should ERGs offer their members?

  • Expanding Your ERG Footprint - When and how to expand locally and globally?

  • Managing Your Leadership Team - How to motivate, measure and mentor your volunteers?

  • Recruiting New Members - Where and how to invite employees to happily join your ERG?


12:00 – 1:00 pm   Lunch & networking


1:00 – 2:00 pm      ERG Taskforce Tables - Round 2

2:00 – 2:45 pm      Moving the Diversity Needle Together: What can ELA do for and with you?

2:45 – 3:00             Closing remarks

3:00 – 3:30             Networking Café

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Some of the ERG champion organizations that attended our 2019 Symposium:

Panera Bread

Artemis Financial Advisors

Federal Reserve Bank of NY


Becton, Dickinson & Company

Fidelity Investments

Rally Health, Inc.

Boston Mayor's Office of Diversity


Schneider Electric

Boston University

Harvard Pilgrim Health Care

Bright Lights Imagery

Harvard School of Design


Brown Rudnick LLP

Harvard University

State Street





Suffolk University

Homesite Insurance

The TJX Companies

Con Edison



Cox Business

Innovation Women


Crowell & Moring LLP

Inter-American Development Bank

US Tennis Association

CVS Health

Iron Mountain

Wellington Management Company


League of Allies

Lubien-Feinleib Intelligent Consulting

Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI)

New England Business Association

Yale University

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So grateful to our ELA Sponsors
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