Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Summit
Event Date: March 30
The Pennsylvania community has a critical role in the space of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.
Attend this online summit to attract and retain talent in your company. Hear from CEOs of major corporations to find out what steps they have taken create diverse environment for their employees and the journey they took to get there.
Keynote Speaker: Holly R. Evans, President at Evans Engineering, inc.
How to Play and Succeed Under a New Set of Rules
Holly will talk about growing up with male privilege and the struggle on her business when coming out publicly as a woman.
8:45 am – Welcome
9:15 am – Keynote and Q&A
9:45 am – 5 minute break
9:50 am – Panel Discussion
10:50 am – Wrap Up
KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Holly R. Evans, P.E. , President , Evans Engineering, inc.
Ms. Evans is a Graduate of Penn State University and a licensed Professional Engineer with over 37 years’ experience as both a Civil and Structural engineer. Upon graduation Ms. Evans spent her first five years in the highway and bridge industry performing designs and inspections on numerous Highway projects in Pennsylvania. In 1989 Ms. Evans started Evans Engineering Inc. EEI, providing Civil and Structural Engineering services for private Commercial and Industrial clients. She is also a Partner in the Architectural Firm of Modern Architectural Design; MAD. Ms. Evans has worked on projects throughout much of the Continental US.
As President of Evans Engineering Inc. Ms. Evans has overseen the design and has prepared designs for the development of various Commercial Manufacturing, Industrial and Distribution facilities including projects for companies such as Pepsi, Amazon, UPS, The Hershey Company, Penske Trucking and Whirlpool Industries. These facilities include buildings as large as 1.7 million sf. in size. Additionally, she has prepared designs for various Retail centers, Automotive Dealerships, and School Districts.
Ms. Evans is a current Board Member of The Fund for Enhancing Communities, TFEC’s Fund for Woman and Girls Advisory Committee. She also serves as the Family and Youth Coordinator for TCPA, where she works to assist family members in coping with and understanding their children, grandchildren, or family member who have recently come out as transgender or gender fluid.
Ms. Evans is a past board member of the Keystone Business Alliance, KBA, and a recent recipient of, KBA’s Member of the Year award. She is also a Recipient of the Whitaker Center’s Science, Technology, Engineering and Math, STEM, Award, for Woman in STEM, “Breaking Barriers”. She is the past President of TransCentralPA, TCPA, a support Group for Trans-gender adults, and the Past President of the American Society of Highway Engineers, ASHE, for the Central Pa Chapter. Ms. Evans has also served on the Board for the Central Dauphin School District’s Panther Ram Foundation.