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2019 CTAHE Annual Membership Meeting – Thursday, June 20

June 20, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

CTAHE Annual Membership Meeting

Thursday, June 20th, 2019

The Aqua Turf Club, Plantsville CT


Come celebrate with CTAHE for our Annual Meeting where we present the latest in healthcare leadership education, recognize the induction of our new Board of Directors, award member achievement with our Annual Membership Awards and share in the accomplishments of the Chapter over the past year!


11:30 am: Registration and Luncheon
12:00 pm: Welcome and Opening Remarks by CTAHE President Kimberly A. Lumia, MSN, MBA, RN, FACHE
12:15 pm: Keynote Address by Guest Speaker Karen Hinds:
“Leveraging Inclusion, Diversity and Equity for Healthcare Leaders”
1:30 pm: Board Induction and Member Awards
2:30 pm: Joint Cocktail Reception with the Connecticut Hospital Association

Learning Objectives:

Leveraging Inclusion, Diversity and Equity for Healthcare Leaders
-Approved for 1.5 hours of ACHE Qualified Education Credits-

As a leader, do you understand the role diversity and inclusion could play in the overall success of your organization? Diversity encompasses more than gender and ethnicity, and every organization should be positioned to experience the profitability and value creation directly tied to fostering an environment that promotes inclusion, diversity and equity. Studies show that organizations with diverse teams are more profitable and creative and perform better. This interactive session will look at your role as a leader to champion inclusion, diversity and equity at your organization.

Join us as we cover:
 What is inclusion, diversity and equity
 Benefits of inclusion, diversity and equity
 Components of a strong inclusion and diversity strategy
 Review industry best practices
 Examine practical, applicable steps for committed leaders

Statistics around D&I for Healthcare

Topic Areas
 Diversity in healthcare leaderships
 Recruiting
 Implicit bias
 Performance appraisals
 Supplier diversity
 Cultural competence in patient care
 Working in a diverse team
Health care disparities

About Our Speaker:


Karen Hinds
Author; Founder and Chief Executive Officer,
Workplace Success Group

Karen used her experience in building talent pipelines for financial services companies to launch her company 20 years ago. Workplace Success Group is a strategic, talent development firm that works with organizations to cultivate and retain their next generation of leaders.

She is the author of 5 books and her most recent include Get Along, Get Ahead: 101 Courtesies for the New Workplace; Networking for a Better Position & More Profit; and A Young Adult’s Guide to the Global Workplace. She has been quoted in, featured in, or written articles for Black Enterprise, Family Circle, The Boston Globe, The Hartford Business Journal, and The CIM Toronto Manager, to name a few.  Karen is a frequent guest on radio, television and podcasts. Her company has worked with clients such as Webster Bank, TD Bank, AmeriHealth Caritas, United Technologies, Duncaster Retirement Community,  the Girl Scouts, Turner Construction, Hamilton Sunstrand, Travelers, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Caribbean Tourism Organization, and Harvard Business School Executive Education, to name a few.

Originally from the Caribbean island of St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Karen left the island at age 15 with her parents and siblings to pursue educational opportunities in the United States.  The transition to a new country, culture and school made it imperative for Karen to learn how to quickly adapt to change, thrive as an outsider and build strategic relationships.  Karen regularly shares her experiences in her keynotes and workshops as she teaches on leadership, diversity and inclusion, and adapting to change.

A graduate of Bowdoin College with a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science and Spanish, Karen was chosen as one of 65 recipients for the national Thomas J. Watson Foundation Fellowship, a grant that enables recipients to pursue a yearlong independent study outside of the United States. The Fellowship was established by the children of Thomas J. Watson, a former Chairman and CEO of IBM.

Payment and Cancellation Policy:

All cancellations must occur by 5:00 pm on 06/03/19 for full refund; no refunds after 06/03/19. 

Anyone who does not show for the event will be charged.

Registration now closed. Any questions, please email administrator@ctahe.org for help. 


June 20, 2019
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Aqua Turf Club
556 Mulberry St
Plantsville, CT 06479 United States