Whether you’re a corporate leader or practitioner in HR, Talent Acquisition, Procurement, or Contingent Workforce Management, you’ll benefit from tuning into this great session. Our panel of experts explored strategies, solutions, and technology to help you break down barriers to lead the way in achieving workforce DEI — for both your employed and extended workforce.
About Our Speakers
Dawn Siler-Nixon | Diversity Partner – FordHarrison
Dawn is nationally recognized as one of The Best Lawyers in America and is a Certified Diversity Executive. Dawn has spent two decades partnering with her clients to help guide and direct their employment decisions to avoid the time and expense of litigation, and creating and executing a strategy to defend them through trial should the need arise. Dawn uses depth of knowledge and expertise to ensure that clients exceed their Diversity, Equity & Inclusion goals while avoiding legal landmines.
Tinisha Bookhart | Founder, Partner – Primary Talent Partners
Tinisha is a Partner and the Director of IT and Diversity for Primary Talent Partners. A Clemson alum with over 20 years of IT experience, Tinisha is a leader in her field who works with clients in finance, software, development, and project and program management. Tinisha is the technical subject matter expert at Primary Talent Partners as well as the architect behind their diversity initiatives. Tinisha was named a 2022 DEI Influencer by Staffing Industry Analysts.
Tamara Rashid | SVP, Enterprise Transformation – AgileOne
Tamara Rashid is a uniquely talented Workforce Solutions Professional for AgileOne, division of the ACTOne Group of Companies, where she has worked for 19+ years. As Senior Vice President of the Enterprise Transformation Team, Tamara is responsible for leading the efforts for 5 key functions of AgileOne: Implementation Services, Supplier Partnership & Engagement, Change Management, Innovation & Optimization, and Product Management on a global scale. A recognized process reengineering professional known for her strategic vision and change management, Tamara offers a unique blend of executive acumen, global team building, supplier diversity mentorship, and human capital solutions development. Tamara’s career spans across talent acquisition, training, HR technology design, and global staffing. She is credited with delivering industry leading results in service delivery, process standardization, and business process outsourcing.
James Lucier | EVP – Ceipal Procurewise
As Executive Vice President, Jim is responsible for executing go-to-market strategies, building client-driven growth, and driving the success of Procurewise. He co-founded a leading global MSP and a diverse staffing firm to national and global prominence. Jim embraces the transparency needed to build trust and develop valued client relationships and business partnerships for long-term success. As a hands-on practitioner, Jim provides advisor-led total talent solutions embracing AI-driven technology platforms, management interventions, and operational analytics. He is the founder of The National DEI Roundtable™ and creator of DEI Live™ and has been nationally recognized as a 2022 DEI Influencer by Staffing Industry Analysts and 2022 DEI Executive of the Year and Leader of Distinction by HRO Today.