September 20 – 22, 2022
Dallas Market Center
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All sessions will be held on the Preview & Holiday Market Theatre on Floor 12 of the Dallas Market Center. The sessions held on Wednesday, September 21 are brought to you by The Toy Foundation’s (TTF) Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) program.
The sessions held on Wednesday, September 21 are brought to you by The Toy Foundation’s (TTF) Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) program.
Dominique Dao Mueller, Director of Inclusive Product Design at Target, will introduce Target’s purpose and strategy for creating inclusive products, systems, and experiences across the business.
At Target, our team rallies around a single purpose: to help all families discover the joy of everyday life. That purpose and our inclusion of “all” directly connects to our inclusivity value as a company. We leverage our purpose to champion a more inclusive society that provides a fulfilling place to work and enhances engagement with our guests, communities, and suppliers.
Stephanie Bailey, Vice President of Global Toys at Paramount, will discuss career paths in toy and why bringing your whole self to work makes a difference.
Nearly 600,000 people wake up every day asking themselves that question – 25,000 of them work for Paramount Global. Paramount recognizes that it thrives because of the hard work, talent, and passion of their employees – and that passion is unlocked in inclusive spaces where everyone can bring their whole self to work.
The Toy Foundation and its partners work together to make this happen locally, regionally, nationally, and globally.
Pam Mastrota, Executive Director at The Toy Foundation, Sara Rosales Montalvo, SVP of Communications at Jazwares, and Tabatha Gonzalez-Olaechea, SVP of Development at The Birthday Party Project will discuss why play matters and how collective action matters to impact and the toy industry.
Dominique Dao Mueller, Director of Inclusive Product Design at Target, works with participants to solve a real-world diversity, equity and inclusion problem faced by the toy industry.