On November 3, 2017, Deitra Crawley served as the keynote speaker on Business Ethics and Corporate Values at the 2017 Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative (YLAI) Entrepreneurship Institute in Huntsville, Alabama. Ms. Crawley emphasized the importance of building an organization with integrity, trust, transparency, and equity. She stressed that establishing the tone at the top and creating organizational systems that advance consistent communication to all stakeholders are key to minimizing risk and promoting healthy organizations.
YLAI is a U.S. State Department program that empowers Latin American and Caribbean business and social entrepreneurs to strengthen their capacity as leaders, to advance their entrepreneurial ideas and, effectively, to contribute more fully to social and economic development and prosperity, security, and good governance. Please visit the YLAI website to learn more.