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LATE REGISTRATION ONLY:Permission Granted…To Get Rid of Your B S (Bias Synapse), presented by Risha Grant Sponsor ESS - Employee Screening Services


Francis Tuttle Technology Center, 12777 N. Rockwell, Oklahoma City
October 25th, 2018 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM




Presentation summary

Whether implicit or conscious, bias is the number one threat to humanity and any company’s success. If your company’s goal is to create cohesiveness within your organization, increase revenue, be innovative and/or elevate your reputation- the bias in your workforce and community is a roadblock. You know the problem. Permission::Granted is your answer.

Learning Points:

  • An understanding of Diversity & Inclusion
  • A thorough awareness of their biases
  • A realization of how their biases originated
  • A recognition of the symptoms and results of bias
  • A 3 Step Process that can be implemented to identify and confront basis

 Our speaker:

Risha Grant is an International Speaker, Consultant, and Author. She founded Risha Grant LLC, an award-winning, full-service diversity communications, training and consulting firm over 20 years ago. Its mission is to utilize diversity communication strategies, tactics and training as a catalyst to create inclusive cultures in companies and communities.

Risha’s awards and honors include – 2018 – One to Watch by the Tulsa World, 2017 Entrepreneur of the Year, The YWCA Women of Moxie, WNBA/Williams Women of Inspiration, and One of Top Ten Entrepreneurs by Engage Magazine and Oklahoma Small Business Journalist of the Year and Small Business Journalist of the Year for Region IV among others.


Employment Screening Services helps companies hire and retain safe and productive workforces by providing a broad range of background screening and drug testing solutions -- from standard criminal searches and drug testing to more sophisticated intelligence solutions that validate credentials, monitors ongoing compliance, or analyzes social media activity. At ESS, we also take a very personal approach to tailoring services to help meet the specific risk profiles of our clients. It’s this personal approach and our unmatched level of service certainty that sets us apart. To learn more, visit our website at or call Ruthi Elliott, Regional Sales Manager, at 972-977-6165.

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OCHRS is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for the SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP

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