R.E.D.I.: Regional Seminar for Small Businesses
Wednesday, May 24, 2023 (7:00 AM - 9:30 AM) (PDT)
Attention small business owners and entrepreneurs! Are you looking for ways to boost your business growth and success? If so, then look no further than the upcoming REDI Regional Seminar. This event will empower you with the knowledge and tools necessary to implement Race, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (REDI) strategies within your organization.
Our expert speakers will cover key topics such as DEI trends, best practices, how to avoid legal risks, and much more. You will learn about protected classes and understand how to foster a welcoming and inclusive work environment. Don't miss out on this opportunity to gain a competitive edge and promote positive change within your business. Register today to secure your spot at the REDI Regional Seminar!
Registration is $10 and includes a light continental breakfast. Sponsored by SoCalGas and MSJC Temecula Campus.
- The Meaning and Importance of REDI
- Strategies for Leaders to Foster Positive DEI Implementation
- Explore the Latest DEI Developments and Trends
- Resources for small businesses to implement DEI
- Empowering businesses to manage social media issues
- Incorporating Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion into the Employee Handbook
- Measures to Safeguard your Business
- Understanding the Significance of Protected Classes
Karima Curry, MSW, LCSW- Leadership Educator, Loma Linda University Medical Center
Karima A. Curry is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Educator currently serving at Loma Linda University Health ensuring the coordination, design, and delivery leadership education and professional development for all level leaders. She also serves as a coordinator, consultant, and advocate for Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging education across organizations and various areas of social influence. Karima thrives in her passion for teaching, learning, leadership development, and connecting people across cultures, processes, and resource areas. Her love for education, theory-to-practice transitions, transformational leadership, trauma-informed practices, restorative leader/follower relationships, and the art of inclusion, are expressed and reinforced in her roles as a professor and researcher. Educationally, Karima holds a Bachelor of Science in Social Sciences/Psychology from the University of California, Irvine, a Master’s in Social Work, from California State University, San Bernardino, and is currently completing a Ph.D. in Global Leadership and Change at Pepperdine University.
Randi Johl, JD, CDE, Legislative Director / City Clerk, City of Temecula
Randi Johl has 20+ years of experience and leadership in municipal government, serving multiple California cities and districts in various roles. Her areas of expertise include community engagement, legislative advocacy, elections and strategic planning, with a special focus on diversity, equity, and inclusion. Randi has successfully led several community initiatives, including a $20-million annual sales tax measure, post-pandemic reopening plan, and city-wide DEI initiative. Furthermore, she is a member of International City/County Management Association's Equity Cohort and has served as co-chair of the League of California Cities' Advancing Equity Committee. Randi currently serves as the Legislative Director/City Clerk for the City of Temecula and Executive Director of the City's Race, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Commission. With a JD from Trinity Law and Graduate School, Randi has received several awards and recognition for her exemplary work. She is a frequent presenter at local government conferences and seminars.
Rosalind Barmore, MBA, SPHR, Human Resources Professional and REDI Consultant
Rosalind Barmore is a veteran of corporate America with over 20 years of specialization in the field of Retail Management, Merchandising, Human Resources Management, Corporate Training and Talent Development, in addition to Race, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (REDI) and Workplace Culture. She has made her professional mark with Big Box Retailers such as Target Stores, Macy's and TJX Corporation. Rosalind championed REDI initiatives through her passion for the development of people and organizational culture. She served as an Executive Trainer and Facilitator of Diversity Equity and Inclusion (DEI) with Target Store, Macy’s, TJX, California Edison and Seattle and Tacoma Longshoremen. Rosalind embraces a holistic approach to diversity, equity and inclusion, and has achieved results and best practices that set companies she has partnered with apart from their competitors. Since leaving the world of Big Box Retailers, Rosalind has owned and operated Designs On A Vine Boutique a luxury boutique which was based in Temecula, CA. Relationships were built with the community through networking with other small business owners, being an ambassador for Temecula Chamber of Commerce and partnering with charitable organizations for fundraising events. Rosalind is currently a mentor with the Big Brother/Big Sister organization.
Robert B. Rosenstein, Founder and Managing Shareholder for The Law Offices of Rosenstein & Associates
Robert B. Rosenstein is the founder and managing shareholder of The Law Offices of Rosenstein & Associates. A licensed attorney in the state of California since 1979, he practices and litigates matters in the United States District Court, as well as the Bankruptcy and Appeals Courts. His work comprises a wide range of legal services including, but not limited to, providing legal counsel for business formations, drafting contracts, filing trademarks and copyrights, and tax-related audit representation and litigation. Rosenstein is affiliated with several committees of the American Bar Association and has co-edited a book for business owners. He also serves as a Judge Pro-Tem and is involved in numerous business communities. Being a husband and father of five, Mr. Rosenstein knows the value of hard work and dedication. The goal of practicing law in a firm based upon ethics and professionalism is a key principle upon which he lives his life.
Kimberle Smith Austin, MBA, DTM, QS, CPT, Business Strategist, Speaker, Author & Coach (Moderator)
Kimberle Smith Austin is a highly experienced business strategist, consultant, and educator who has spent 25 years promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) in diverse settings worldwide. Her areas of expertise include executive coaching, leadership development, corporate training, strategic planning, sales and management consulting, and talent recruiting. As a global leader, Kimberle has spearheaded numerous initiatives instrumental in driving diversity and leadership development programs for women and minorities. Her leadership style focuses on communication, academic excellence, and relationships. She serves as an adjunct professor at Azusa Pacific University College of Business and also sits on the board of directors for Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. Kimberle is also an Assistant Area Director for District 12 Toastmasters and Past President and Advisor for the Professional Women Toastmasters. She is a sought-after speaker, author, and co-host of a top-ranked podcast.
Thank you to our Community Partners:
- Corinna York, MBA, Director of Regional Employer Engagement at MSJC
- Hemet/San Jacinto Valley Chamber of Commerce
- Lake Elsinore Valley Chamber of Commerce
- Murrieta/Wildomar Chamber of Commerce
- Perris Valley Chamber of Commerce
- Temecula Valley Chamber of Commerce
DEI Seminar Sponsor
DEI Seminar Facility Sponsor
41888 Motor Car Parkway
Temecula, CA 92591 United States