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Backstage Primer Workshop

June 15, 2021 @ 12:30 pm - 4:00 pm EDT

Backstage Primer

Join us on June 15th for a half-day online workshop “Supplier Diversity Accelerator: Backstage Primer” designed to move your supplier diversity program to its next level through learning, experience sharing and open conversations. This program is open to all Member organizations enrolled in the Supplier Diversity Accelerator.


  • 12:30 – 1:00 pm ET – Open Networking
  • 1:00 – 1:10 pm ET – Welcome and Introductory Remarks by Silvia Pencak, President of WBE Canada
  • 1:10 – 2:45 pm ET – Backstage Primer by Jamie Crump, President, The Richwell Group
  • 2:45 – 3:00 pm ET – Break
  • 3:00 – 3:50 pm ET – Breakout Sessions
  • 3:50 – 4:00 pm ET – Closing Remarks


Invitation was sent to eligible Member organizations. Limit of 2 attendees per organization.

Meet the Presenter: Jamie Crump

Jamie CrumpJamie Crump has focused her career in strategic sourcing and supplier diversity across a variety of industries including: banking, catastrophic insurance, heavy equipment rental, IT, pharmaceuticals, telecommunications, and welding and medical supply.

A frequent speaker at sourcing, supplier diversity and leadership events across the U.S. and Canada, Jamie has also been responsible for strategic sourcing, business services and operations, software development, capacity provisioning, and supplier diversity over the course of her career.

Crump is the author of Backstage Pass: Pulling the Curtain Back on the Business of Supplier Diversity, that takes a look at how supplier diversity interacts with other areas of business or cast members. Termed the missing business strategy, she shows how a supplier diversity business strategy makes a company more competitive and profitable.

Jamie has also served on a number of boards and in industry/trade associations. Currently, she is on the Board of Trustees for the National Small Business Association (NSBA), an advisory board member to Diversity Professional, ProcureCon and Spend Matters.

She is a member of Association for Luxury Suite Directors (ALSD), the Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply (CIPS), Global Business Travel Association (GBTA), Institute for Supply Management (ISM), the International Association for Contract & Commercial Management (IACCM), and the National Association for Women Business Owners (NAWBO).

Looking for more information?

Contact our team at membership@wbecanada.ca.


June 15, 2021
12:30 pm - 4:00 pm EDT
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