In July of 2023, ESI will examine the role that equity and inclusion plays in different areas of life across the country and in different industries. We will explore food systems, construction and development, and tourism in conversations with industry leaders. These discussions will be moderated by Frank Robinson, Vice President at Econsult Solutions and by a diverse group of leaders and industry experts.
These webinars will occur every Tuesday from July 11 to July 25, 12:00-12:30 pm.
Learn more about the different topics below or register here.
July 11: Danielle DiLeo Kim, Philadelphia250
A discussion with Danielle DiLeo Kim, AIA, the President and CEO of PHILADELPHIA250, the nonprofit leading and inspiring Philadelphia’s 250th anniversary celebration of American Independence in 2026. We will discuss her journey to this role and how equity and inclusion will be celebrated during the 250th anniversary of our nation’s birth.
July 18: Paula Daniels, Center for Good Food Purchasing
A discussion with Paula Daniels, Co-founder, Chief of What’s Next, and Founding Chair of the Center for Good Food Purchasing. We will discuss national and local efforts to make the growth and distribution of food more equitable and how that can lead to more good sustaining jobs.
July 25: Andreina Perez Hein, Everybody Builds
A discussion with Andreina Perez Hein, Executive Director of Everybody Builds. We will discuss the importance of equity and inclusion in the construction and what impact it has on jobs, wealth and the development of communities.
All sessions will be moderated by Frank Robinson, Vice President of ESI.
Frank Robinson is a Vice President with Econsult Solutions. He has been a leader in the economic development and sustainable development industries for over 20 years, working with corporate, government and nonprofit clients, banks and credit unions, as well as community development financial institutions and small businesses.