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Thursday, March 14, 2024

DEI&B Forum

Start Date: 3/14/2024 3:00 PM EDT
End Date: 3/14/2024 6:00 PM EDT

Venue Name: Walter P Moore

1700 K St NW
Washington, DC  United States  20006

Organization Name: ACEC/MW

Lisha Kampman
Email: LKampman@acecmw.org
Phone: (202) 644-8260

Thursday, March 14, 2024

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging (DEI&B) Forum

Interested in advancing DEI&B in your firm? Do you want to understand how your firm compares to the industry? Join us for an afternoon discussing ideas, challenges, successes, and ACEC’s Diversity Roadmap as one tool to help advance your DEI&B efforts. The discussion will be followed by networking.

ACEC/MW, ACEC/MD, and ACEC/VA Members Only: $20
Government: $10

Our Speaker and Moderator

Janie Tiedeman
Senior Vice President, RS&H

Janie Tiedeman is the Senior Vice President for RS&H’s East Region Infrastructure Practice, where she leads the growth and operations of a diverse team focused on delivering transportation and aviation projects. After initially working as a structural engineer, Janie expanded her career through leadership roles in marketing, operations, and as the global lead for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI) for one of the largest AEC firms in the world. She is Chair of ACEC National’s Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging (DEIB) Committee; a board member of ACEC/MD; Chair of RS&H’s Women’s ERG, which was awarded WTS Baltimore’s 2022 Rosa Parks Diversity Award; and a WTS ED&I National Committee member. Janie is an unrelenting advocate for EDI and is committed to ensuring all employee voices are included, heard, and respected as she creates a work culture where diverse talent thrives through opportunities to grow and deliver superior business results.

Our Panelists

Melissa Shea
DC Office Operations Manager and Co-Chair of the DEI Committee, Walter P Moore

Darlene Slaughter
Chief Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer, WMATA

Dr. Victor "Javi" Rodriguez
EEO Counselor, DDOT



3:00 - 3:45pm Presentation by Janie Tiedeman, RS&H
3:45 - 4:30pm Panel style discussion
4:30 - 6:00pm Networking Happy Hour

Our Sponsors


Sponsorship Cost: Member firms only $150.  Sponsorship comes with 1 comped ticket.
If your firm would like to be an event Sponsor you will have the option to do so during registration.  Sponsors will have their logos displayed on the event webpage, on signage at the event, and in the event PowerPoint.  If you have questions, please 
contact ACEC/MW.

To request a refund for this event email ACEC/MW Staff.  Full refunds are issued up to 72 hours prior to the event.  No refunds will be issued within 72 hours of the event.

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Registration is Closed
Closed: 3/13/2024 11:45 PM

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