Todd Swartz

Todd Swartz

ASSISTANT HEAD OF SCHOOL FOR HUMAN RESOURCES

Mr. Todd Swartz currently serves as Assistant Head of School for Human Resources and Operations for Providence Day School and has been with PDS since 2005.

As a member of the school’s senior leadership team, Swartz provides leadership and direction for strategic planning, vision and change management initiatives, project management, community vitality, and policy and program development. He creates all Providence Day personnel policies and directs all human resources functions.

10:15 am - 11:45 am

Panel Discussion - Attorneys - Employment Law

1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Radcliffe Room

The Importance Of Focusing On Belonging To Have A Successful DEI Program In The Workplace

The Importance of Focusing On Belonging To Have A Successful DEI Program In The Workplace
Understanding Belonging is the key success of Diversity, Equity,and Inclusion (DEI) initiatives. While many organizations prioritize DEI, they fail to move the needle. Organization increase diversity in the workforce, treat people fairly, and even include them, but if the individuals don't truly feel they belong, the initiatives fail. When employees have a true sense of belongings at work, they feel more connected and committed to the organization. Belonging is the key to DEI. This session will focus on belonging, the challenges to truly creating a sense of belonging and steps organization can take to increase all employees sense of belonging.

3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Radcliffe Room

FROM MUSEUMS TO GARDENS: A GUIDE TO BELONGING AND CONNECTIVITY IN THE WORKPLACE

Understanding Belonging is the key to the success of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEi) initiatives. While many organizations prioritize DEI, they fail to move the needle. Organizations increase diversity in the workforce, treat people fairly, and even include them, but if the individuals don't truly feel they belong, the initiatives fail. When employees have a true sense of belonging at work, they feel more connected and committed to the organization. Belonging is the key to DEI. This session will focus on Belonging, the challenges to truly creating a sense of Belonging and steps organizations can take to increase all employees' sense of Belonging.