The Honorable Renee Hardman, West Des Moines Councilwoman, will be our Martin Luther King, Jr. day presenter. Ms. Hardman has a dedicated her professional and personal life to improving the lives of women and young people. Renee has previously served as Senior Vice President of Human Resources at Des Moines’ largest privately held financial institution in the state of Iowa. She is the Principal Owner of Hardman Consulting working in the area of diversity, employee relations, and development. Ms. Hardman worked previously with the Iowa Department of Personnel. She has been the recipient of many awards and honors and inducted into the Iowa Women’s Hall of Fame, the Distinguished Greater Des Moines Leadership Institute’s Alumni Volunteer Award, Des Moines University’s Diversity Champion Award, Connie Wimer Spirit Award, President Obama’s Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Drum Major of Service Award, Des Moines University Glanton Scholarship Honoree, Women of Influence Award, Best Minority Business Leader Award, and YWCA’s Women of Achievement Award. She has chaired the Governor’s Diversity Committee and was an active member of Drake University’s Diversity Committee. Renee’s passion is around leadership development, diversity & inclusion. She earned her BA degree in Psychology and her MBA from Drake University.
Monday, January 15 at 1:00pm to 2:00pm
401-499 N Buxton St, Indianola, IA 50125, USA