Acadiana OnBoard Summit

04/16/2019 08:00 AM - 01:00 PM ET


  • $50.00  -  LIA Member
  • $50.00  -  1A Member/Investor
  • $60.00  -  Non-member/General Public
  • $150.00  -  Non-profit Board Group (3 tickets)
  • $150.00  -  Exhibitor Registration


Lafayette, LA


As part of the Leadership Institute of Acadiana’s 2018-2020 Strategic Plan, we have committed to convening, building, and activating leaders that find solutions to some our community’s most pressing challenges. Our newest Program Acadiana OnBoard aims to increase the effectiveness of non-profit board members and to enhance the pool of new leaders in the community in an effort to increase the inclusiveness and diversity on non-profit boards.

Participants will learn how to maximize their impact as through board service through interactive workshops and a dynamic keynote speaker.


On Tuesday, April 18, LIA will host our second Acadiana OnBoard summit. Participants will learn how to maximize their impact as through board service through interactive workshops and a dynamic keynote speakerWith a commitment to LIA's strategic initiative of accelerating our inclusion and diversity efforts, Dima Ghawi will be serve as the keynote speaker providing key tactics to inclusive board recruitment.  Dima has two decades of corporate experience with companies including IBM, Merrill Lynch, and Bank of America. Throughout her career she led global teams, facilities leadership workshops and initiate women advancement programs.


Tuesday, April 16, 2019



Moody Hall

214 Hebrard Boulevard

Lafayette, LA 70503



8:00 am Check-in & Networking

9:00 am Opening Remarks

9:15 am Workshop 1 

10:30 am Workshop 2 

11:45 pm Lunch and Keynote

1:00 pm Summit Adjournment