ELFA Launches Webinar Series Focused on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association will launch a new series of webinars focused on diversity, equity and inclusion. The series, “DiversiTEA Talks: Brewing Inclusion at ELFA,” will explore essential topics to foster an industry and workplace culture that values inclusion. The first webinar will take place Feb. 14 and will focus on “Empowering Tomorrow, Black History Month and the Future of Inclusion in Equipment Finance.”

“We are excited to provide a new forum for equipment finance professionals to come together to explore, discuss and champion diversity, equity and inclusion,” Eboni Preston-Laurent, director of diversity, equity and inclusion at the ELFA, said. “Embracing diversity is essential to ensuring our industry remains relevant in an ever-evolving landscape. We encourage all members to keep an eye on the ELFA calendar through 2024, as we announce new events in the series.”

During the first webinar on Feb. 14, expert panelists from the Black Equipment Finance Network will reflect on the significant contributions of black leaders in the equipment finance sector, the impact of these leaders on the industry’s evolution and the crucial role that diversity and inclusion will play in shaping the future of equipment finance. Panelists will also share the importance of diversity in fostering innovation and creativity while also exploring strategies and initiatives for promoting inclusivity, equality and representation in the workplace.  There is no cost to participate and registration is now open.

About the Series

The “DiversiTEA Talks: Brewing Inclusion at ELFA” series will bring together thought leaders, experts, ELFA committee members and practitioners to share insights, strategies and best practices for creating inclusive environments. Each webinar will feature an engaging topic followed by a Q&A session, providing participants with the opportunity to interact with the speakers and delve deeper into the discussed topics.

Who Should Attend?

The ELFA invites all members of the equipment finance industry to participate. From HR professionals to managers to other employees eager to contribute to a more inclusive workplace, this educational series of webinars is designed to empower attendees with the knowledge and tools needed to make a positive impact.

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