Mind the (Generation and Diversity) Gap!

Whether you are a 20-something or a 70-something, you need to build the skills to put in motion the cultural and organizational adaptations required in our rapidly-changing country.

You will learn: 1) communication skills that can create more opportunities to draw talent close and help make your orchestra’s public value more evident; 2) a framework to create the kind of change needed for greater effectiveness in a cross-cultural world.

Salvador Acevedo, principal, Contemporanea; Jim Hirsch, executive director, Chicago Sinfonietta

The Changing American Demographic Landscape: What Does it Mean for Orchestras?

At the general session during the League's Mid-Winter Managers Meeting 2013, held in New York City on January 27, several speakers presented on the topic "The Changing American Demographic Landscape: What Does it Mean for Orchestras?"

Opening Remarks: Jesse Rosen, president and CEO, League of American Orchestras

The New Majority: America is Changing: Anita Estell, shareholder, Polsinelli Shughart    

Making the Implications of the New Majority Actionable for You: Bo Young Lee, global diversity & inclusion practice leader, Diversity Best Practices

The Business Case for Diversity, by Melvin Gravely, Ph.D., Institute for Entrepreneurial Thinking

The Business Case: Why Diversity and Inclusion are Good for Business, by Dr. Shirley Davis, Ph.D., Society for HR Management

Leaders’ Toolkit on Diversity, by DiversityCentral.com

Making the Business Case for Diversity and Inclusion, September 2, 2010, DiversityBestPractice

The Power of Inclusive Diversity by Bo Young Lee

Cultural Investment, by Kate D. Levin, Symphony