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Level Up: Effective Inclusive Leadership Strategies for our New Normal

February 18, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EST


As Human Resource Leaders, we are all experiencing unique challenges in recent times of crisis and our current environment. This session will outline what Inclusive Leadership looks like in our “new normal.” The strategies discussed will help you meet the challenge of keeping people engaged, motivated and working as a team in a virtual environment, while ensuring you are continuing to cultivate a sustainable inclusive culture.

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About the Speaker

Ms. Kimara P. Mayberry, MBA, PHR, SHRM-CP, CHAA

Kimara P. Mayberry is the Human Resources Training and Development Coordinator for Clark Construction Company, with Headquarters located in Lansing, MI and additional locations in Southeast Michigan (Auburn Hills) and Northern Michigan (Alpena).  She is also the Founder and Principal Consultant for Platinum Consulting Group. Her consulting clients include organizations in the For Profit sector and Non-Profit organizations with a strategic focus on Leadership Development, Fundraising & Development and Diversity, Equity & Inclusion.

Kimara is a 2007 graduate of Philander Smith College with a B.A. in Organizational Management, Cum Laude and Distinction in Field. She graduated in 2012 with an M.B.A in Ethics and Business Administration from Harding University, in Searcy, Arkansas.  Kimara has been nationally certified as a PHR (Human Resources Professional) and a SHRM-CP (Society for Human Resource Management Certified Professional).   Kimara has over 19 years of HR experience in a variety of industries including Healthcare, Manufacturing, Higher Education and Construction Management. She is currently a 2nd year Law Student pursuing her J.D. degree with a focus on Employment Law.

Kimara is currently the Treasurer and the Professional Development & Education Committee Chair for the National Association for Women in Construction (NAWIC)- Lansing, Michigan Chapter. She is also the Regional Professional Development & Education Committee Chair for the NAWIC-North Central Region (IN, KY, MI, OH, PA, WV, Western PA).

Kimara is very active in the Human Resources community. She currently serves as the Treasurer for the Detroit Society for Human Resource Management (Detroit SHRM), as well as the Certification Director for the Michigan State Council of SHRM (MISHRM). She is the immediate past MISHRM Director for Diversity.  Prior to her relocation to Michigan, she served two terms as the College Relations Director for the Arkansas Society for Human Resources Management State Council (ARSHRM), as well as the VP of Monthly Programs and VP of Administration for the Central Arkansas Human Resources Association (CAHRA).  She was selected as the 2016 CAHRA “Russell Gunter Member of the Year” during her tenure.

Kimara’s Professional memberships include:

  • Association of Fundraising Professionals-Michigan (AFP-MI), Greater Detroit Chapter
  • Association for Talent Development (ATD), ATD Western Michigan Chapter
  • Detroit Society for Human Resource Management (Detroit SHRM)
  • National Association for African Americans in Human Resources (NAAAHR), Michigan Chapter
  • National Association of Black Women in Construction (NABWIC)
  • National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC)
  • Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)

Kimara’s civic affiliations include membership in the Junior League of Birmingham, Michigan -Community Partners Co-Chair , Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Inc. (Lambda Rho Zeta Graduate Chapter)-March of Dimes Chair/Grants Committee Chair, the Domestic Violence Chair for the Michigan State Organization of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Inc, and the Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Inc. Great Lakes Regional Chair for March of Dimes Initiatives. Kimara is also a national Board Member for the Arkansas Black Hall of Fame Foundation.

Kimara is an avid runner in various distances including Ultra marathoner, Marathoner, Half marathoner, and numerous 5K and 10K races.


February 18, 2021
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EST
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On-line with Zoom
MI United States


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