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Jessica Criss - PCG
Kathy Smith - Children's Mercy
Jessica Criss, Diversity & Inclusion Specialist with PCG was born and raised in Kansas City, Her background in planning and managing inclusive events, most recently for medical students, is what led her to explore a D&I career path. Jessica believes, "it’s extremely important to me that every person see themselves reflected in their schoolwork, company or interests and I want to be a part of the conversation that makes that happen". Joining Performance Contracting in March 2021 was an easy choice for her as she's always highly respected the construction industry with her father retiring from the Carpenter’s Union after 45 years. Outside of work, she enjoys traveling, shopping and hanging out with her family.
Kathy Smith is the Director of Language and Accessibility Services at Children’s Mercy Kansas City. In this role, she is responsible for advancing hospital accessibility initiatives and inclusion of individuals with disabilities. She has experience working with area businesses to help them access talent in the disability community, as well as supporting individuals with disabilities in achieving their career dreams. Kathy has been part of the Disability:IN GKC Board since 2011 and currently serves as Treasurer.
August 17, 2021 9:00 - 10:00a CST
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