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Best Practices to Increase Diversity in Your Organization

In this 60-minute moderated virtual session, panelists will provide key insights, highlighting the value of diversity in design, and society:

  • Value of diversity in design 
  • Value of diversity to engineering companies 
  • Value of diversity to engineering societies


The panelists will touch on:

  • Unconscious bias 
  • How to be antiracist / antisexist 
  • New tactics and trends in hiring to avoid unconscious bias 
  • Workforce development 
  • Strategies to strengthen and diversify the profession  

Strauder Patton IV, PE, PMP

Vice President, Global Project Delivery & Transformation, People & Places Solutions Business

Jacobs

Strauder Patton IV, PE, PMP

Vice President, Global Project Delivery & Transformation, People & Places Solutions Business

Strauder Patton IV, based in Dallas, Texas, USA, serves as Vice President of Global Project Delivery in the People and Places Solutions Line of Business for Jacobs, a global Consulting, Engineering & Solutions company composed of over 55,000 employees and revenues over $15 Billion. Strauder provides senior leadership over Project Delivery initiatives and strategy impacting over 15,000 active projects and over 6,000 Project Managers across the business. Strauder has worked at Jacobs over 15 years and has served in the engineering and construction industry for nearly 20 years working in several global business and operations roles.

Strauder has held a number of global leadership, operations and project delivery roles and has experience working in serveral markets such as advanced facilities, energy, power, water, and transportation. Strauder earned both his Bachelors and Masters degrees in Civil Engineering from the University of Kansas. He is a registered Professional Engineer and a certified Project Management Professional (PMP).

Strauder was also one the co-founders for the Jacobs global Black employee network, Harambee, which has grown to over 400 global members. He is also past National Professionals Chairperson and National Executive Board member for the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE).

Kerrie Greenfelder, PE, BCEE, DBIA

Manager of Engineering, Water

Burns and McDonnell

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Best Practices to Increase Diversity in Your Organization
Live event: 08/03/2021 at 2:00 PM (EDT) You must register to access.