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Whether it's being treated differently, missing out on promotions, or being spoken over during a meeting, many women experience unconscious bias in the workplace. Though rarely intentional, unconscious biases often hurt women, especially in the business sector, by depriving them of jobs, promotions, or even respect. During this Business Women's Forum, Heather Doggett will discuss how to overcome unconscious gender bias in the workplace and succeed in our careers.
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM Registration/Networking
11:30 AM - 11:40 AM Non-Profit Spotlight - Loveland Living Planet Aquarium
11:40 AM - 12:00 PM Lunch
12:00 PM - 12:10 PM Announcements
12:10 PM - 12:15 PM Sponsor Comments - America First Credit Union
12:15 PM - 12:20 PM Sponsor Comments - Utah Microloan Fund
12:20 PM - 12:55 PM Topic Presentation & Round table exercise
12:55 PM - 1:00 PM Closing Remarks & Drawings
ABOUT THE PRESENTER:
Heather Doggett, COO at the Loveland Living Planet Aquarium
Heather Doggett is a mission-focused non-profit leader who has been fortunate to gain experience with four AZA-accredited zoological organizations over her 30 years in the zoo and aquarium profession. With her background in zoology and a passion for creating engaging experiences for guests, Heather is right at home in her role as Chief Operations Officer at the Loveland Living Planet Aquarium. Harnessing best practices in impactful management, Heather is experienced in exceptional guest service, thematic interpretation, social marketing, visitor studies, diversity and inclusion strategies, and exhibit/event creation. Heather has led staff training, guest engagement, community relations, and conservation education departments at several distinguished conservation organizations across the country including the National Aquarium, Tampa’s Lowry Park Zoo, Riverbanks Zoo and Garden, and the Santa Barbara Zoological Gardens. For the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA), she serves as the Immediate Past Chair of the AZA Diversity Committee and a past Advisor for Conservation Education Committee. She is also a New Economy Maryland Fellow at the Institute of Policy Studies, a think tank in Washington, DC.
Loveland Living Planet Aquarium (LLPA) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that inspires people to explore, discover, and learn about Earth’s diverse ecosystems. A world-class facility, the Aquarium provides learning opportunities at all levels, interests, and ages. Since opening its new facility in Draper in March 2014, the Aquarium has welcomed over six million visitors and provided more than 650,000 educational experiences to students. Home to more than 4,000 animals representing 650 species, the Aquarium showcases ecosystems from around the planet, including kelp forests, coral reefs, the deep ocean, Antarctic waters, Asian cloud forests, South American rain forests, and the waterways of our home state of Utah. Loveland Living Planet Aquarium is accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA).
The new Rio Tinto Kennecott Plaza, a nine-acre expansion south of the Aquarium, recently opened and features the 165-foot tall EECO structure, peaceful gardens, artistic sculptures, and unique event space.
Serving the complete financial needs of local families & businesses since 1939, America First is Utah's #1 credit union and one of the country's largest and most progressive. The organization is a national leader in embracing technology and innovations to enhance the member's experience and convenience. America First delivers a wealth of products and services, including business banking, free checking, free online banking with bill pay, free mobile banking, free financial counseling, low-rate loans, smart savings programs and more. Get details at americafirst.com
, call 1-800-999-3916, or visit a branch. Federally insured by NCUA/Equal Opportunity Lender.
The Utah Microloan Fund is a state-wide non-profit that has helped Utah small business owners succeed with business training and microloans up to $50k, since 1991. Whether you are a startup or existing business, we can help you grow. To learn more about our program, visit our website
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