PMI North Carolina Chapter

CANCELLED: Chapter Meeting – Mar 2020: Diversity and Inclusion: Agesim – The Big Play

CANCELLED: Chapter Meeting – Mar 2020: Diversity and Inclusion: Agesim – The Big Play

Non-Members $25, Members $10, Volunteers $0. No refunds will be provided for cancellations.  


Diversity and Inclusion is a topic that affects ALL OF US as leaders, project managers and citizens. Research supports the position that organizations that support D&I effectively are more profitable, have more satisfied customers and highly effective employees. Why do so many still struggle with providing what has clearly proven to be a strategic enabler?

This session will address D&I with a strong focus on Agesim. What is Agesim and how do to spot it’s presence in the workplace, among your project teams and in you communities. Diversity and Inclusion is important to Project teams as they mirror the organization and effective recognition of D&I concepts can improve performance.

Learning Outcomes

  • Learn about D&I and Ageism and how they are impacting the future of work
  • Recognize the power of diversity in business and in your project teams
  • Activate your awareness of D&I to fuel your personal grown and effectiveness as a Project Manager


Speakers: Michelle Weathersby, Denise Wiggins and Dionne McGee D&I Authors, Entrepreneurs, Coaches, Executive Table Talks

Michelle WeaSpeakerMichellethersby

Michelle Weathersby is a leader in her community and has positioned herself as a career specialist in leveraging LinkedIn and advising clients on how they can take their gifts and talents in executive leadership to excel others to reach their full career potential.

As the CEO & Executive Leadership/Career Coach & Consultant of LENS Consulting Firm, a Forbes contributing writer and through her continued education from Cornell University, she looks to bring long lasting legacy for future generations.

Michelle offers group trainings on career & leadership strategies within corporate America and globally along with 1-on-1 consultation for executives and senior leadership. She has partnered with two other high powered individuals to bring attention to help organizations bring Diversity & Inclusion in executive management through the women's group Executive Table Talks.

Denise Wiggins

Denise Wiggins is more than just your average businesswoman: she is a certified life coach, professional speaker, author, and CEO of multiple seven figure businesses:  and she has accomplished it outside of the traditional college success track.  Exploding with talent beyond the walls of academia, Denise Wiggins uses her compassion, motivating

personality, common sense and keen business building skills to develop enterprises and movements that embody sustainability and endurance. 


Over the past decade alone, Denise has built 3 mental health companies from inception to operation, launched a cosmetic line, and founded a non-profit organization -- entities flourishing with new age tools to employ , empower, and educate others.  


Author of “My Struggle's, God's Glory,” Denise chronicles her life’s journey, which has been riddled with the setbacks, challenges and comebacks associated with single motherhood and homelessness.  Through her triumph, Denise brings a fresh and relevant perspective to women, millennials, and entrepreneurs on universal business growth strategies, community service (serving others) and overcoming life’s many challenges. 

Dionne "DG McGee" McGee

Dionne McGee brings her insane energy and compelling empathy for women in leadership to her speaking, writing, and coaching roles. Her career, built on more than 20 years of corporate life, has included in excess of a decade in the executive suite. What she’s learned there has been by turns painful and powerful.

With a special heart for women in the workplace, Dionne has become a powerful advocate for diversity and inclusion. Today, she’s using her unique talents to help other budding leaders find their best selves, gain new courage, and embrace their dreams. With a solid foundation in excellence, ethics, and entrepreneurship, her approach resonates with those seeking to find their places in leadership.

Today, Dionne is recognized as a powerful motivational speaker, coach, consultant and now—author. She has had the good fortune to travel the country to inspire thousands to chase after their dreams and goals and not settle for the status quo.

Meeting Agenda

5:30 - 6:30 PM   Networking / Dinner

6:30 - 7:00 PM   NCPMI Business Announcements

7:00 - 7:45 PM   Featured Presentation: "Diversity and Inclusion: Ageism – The Big Play”

7:45 - 8:00 PM   Q&A 

New member orientation will be held in the Crown Boardroom from 5:30 to 6:30 PM

Event Details

Event Date 03-19-2020 5:30 pm
Event End Date 03-19-2020 8:00 pm
Registration Start Date 02-01-2020
Registered 112
Available place 138
Cut off date 03-11-2020 8:00 pm
Individual Price $25.00
No. of Leadership PDUs 1.5
Location Sheraton Imperial RTP
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