Better together

Recognizing that our differences drive innovation and that sustainable diversity results from equitable environments, we seek to co-create a business community where entrepreneurs and business leaders from all backgrounds belong and have equitable access to growth in their lives. In this town hall discussion, we share programs and initiatives from across Esri and our partner community that can help enhance inclusion and belonging.


  • Welcome
    Robert Laudati, Director, Global Partners & Alliances

  • Esri Equity & Belonging Initiatives
    Clinton Johnson, Racial Equity Unified Team Lead

  • Federal Small Business Specialty
    Heather Whitney, National Government Partners Lead

  • Professional Services Program
    Elbert Smith, Business Manager, Senior Advisor, Business Management Team, Esri Professional Services Division

  • Partner Experience: Edge Steering Committee

    North Point Geographic Solutions    
    Carolyn Adams
    , Business Manager, Owner; and Heidi Fish, Sales and Marketing Director

    Keith A. Searles, CEO, GISP      
  • Esri Partner Advisory Council, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Subcommittee
    Jaime Crawford, Critigen, Senior VP, Strategic Industries 
    Lauri Young, Sr. PM, Global Partners & Alliances 

  • Open Discussion

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Hear from leaders in the GIS community, including Esri and our partners, as they discuss their approaches and best practices for inclusion and belonging.

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