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HR & Workplace Diversity

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HR & Workplace Diversity
Wednesday, November 7, 2012
6:00pm - 7:00pm
SF State Campus, 1600 Holloway Ave, LIB 121

Guest Speaker: Dian Emerson, Safeway

Since September of 2011, Dian Emerson has held the position of vice president human resources, business services and diversity. Her team of human resources business partners supports employees and leaders across the company, including corporate offices functions, supply operations, information technology, and marketing.

In the areas of diversity and HR compliance, her teams support diversity and inclusion strategy implementation and programs across Safeway with the goal of ensuring that diversity continues to be a key part of the culture of Safeway at all levels. HR compliance programs include education, training, and assessment of HR-related policies and procedures. Her teams work with other key HR areas, including leadership planning, succession planning, compensation and benefits to help ensure seamless delivery of the full scope of HR programs from other departments, and to support and enhance key HR strategies and priorities.

She provides guidance and support to the corporate employee resource and network groups, such as the Women’s Network Group, the Safeway Asian Network, and several others. In addition, she is involved in diversity training and development, on topics from gender communication to cultural awareness and generational differences.

Prior to joining Safeway, Dian was an attorney in private law practice, and also held a corporate counsel position for employment matters with a technology company in California. She received her bachelor’s degree in history from the University of California, Irvine and her law degree from the University of California, Davis. She is an active member of the California Bar.

For complete information and special events, see Business Ethics Week 2012


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