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How To Join This Virtual Conversation
- Download Zoom in preparation of call
- You will receive a Zoom link the day before the session start time from, Alex (firstname.lastname@example.org) with details and guide
- Join the call 5 minutes before start time to ensure proper connection
Collaboration and Teamwork and Drives Engagement
Spring Monthly Breakfast Sponsors
CVS Health is our Presenting Sponsor for this Breakfast event
Meet Trace Ballard
Trace Ballard has been with the Central Intelligence Agency since 1985, serving multiple directorates and is currently serving as the LGBT Outreach Program Manager. Ms. Ballad was the first openly gay officer at the CIA, coming out to agency management and security in 1988, at a time when federal law precluded openly gay Americans from receiving or holding security clearances.
Ms. Ballard is the founder of the Agency Network of Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Officers and Allies (ANGLE); and has been an advocate for workplace equity and inclusion for most of her career. She held the position of chair and/or co-chair for 20 years and now serves as an advisor to the ANGLE leadership team.
Meet Your Host - Kevin Matta
Kevin Matta, Director of Client Engagement & Inclusion at AWE (Advancing Workplace Excellence). Kevin is a diversity and inclusion practitioner and has over 15 years of service in the non-profit, healthcare, and financial industries. Kevin brings a focus on client success and human engagement to AWE through his dynamic background of roles, expertise and ability to make connections.
Kevin serves as chair and director of Diversity and Inclusion for Society for Humans Resources (SHRM) of Rhode Island, is on the board of directors for DAIP (Diversity and Inclusion Professionals), and supports the Women’s Fund of Rhode Island communications committee.