Diversity Should be Natural
UB Ciminieri and Joe Thurman

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Tuesday, September 10, 2019
3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Original Brooklyn’s at Mile High
2644 West Colfax Avenue · Denver, CO



Curiosity should be deliberate. Consciously choose to change your judgments into curiosity. Breaking the Bias is designed to help companies and individuals create tools, methods and strategies that systematically change an organization’s ability to drive curiosity. Created by Joe Thurman and UB Ciminieri, co-founders of Jobber Group, a national talent strategy firm, this action-based and immersive program puts attendees in the driver’s seat of their own conversations and exploration of Conscious Inclusion and Unconscious Bias, using exercises designed for internal understanding and formation of habits to value curiosity instead of judgment.

UB Ciminieri has a passion for helping #PEOPLEMATTER. He has a clear perspective of the good, bad and ugly of how companies are being built. Surviving workplace violence and his Latino background define that perspective. As such, he is an advocate for people safety and happiness. He thrives in helping people overcome internal obstacles to be better humans to themselves and others. As an advocate he helps companies attract, hire and develop more inclusive and diverse talent. He speaks about the future of work and building inclusive companies. He strives to help people understand their own biases.

Joe Thurman is driven by building companies and working with talented people. Helping leaders build inclusive organizations where #PEOPLEMATTER has been his mission for almost 15 years. Joe believes that coaching and empowering people to value curiosity over judgment unlocks the mindset that encourages inclusion, diversity and a vision human equality.  Joe is a passionate technologist and entrepreneur who has a single mission of having a positive impact on the world. With more than a decade of experience in the Colorado technology industry, Joe loves helping companies solve problems and succeed. Utilizing his experience in the technology, marketing and recruiting space, Joe founded the organization now known as Jobber Group in the summer of 2010. Prior to becoming a founder, Joe worked for several Denver-based consulting firms and focused on helping Startups to Fortune 100 companies solve complex problems related to technology and talent acquisition strategies. He is driven to help organizations grow and scale to meet their full potential through the use of technology, and is a thought leader on the future of talent who is passionate about changing the way companies attract, retain and develop their employees. Joe has spoken or participated in panels for events such as Denver Startup Week, DISH Network’s Partner Executive Summit, FUND Conference and various colleges in Colorado.

3:00 Registration and Networking

3:30 Speaker

4:30 Discussion

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