Metis Consulting Group Advances in Bid to Win $20k Unity Week Grant

Posted on October 28, 2020

Manlius, N.Y. - Metis Consoulting Group, a woman-owned Public Benefit Corporation and certified Disability Owned Business Enterprise specializing in IT and managment consulting, has advanced in their bid to win a $20k Unity Week Pitch Grant, sponsored by the WBENC and PepsiCo.

 Metis, in collaboration with experts atthe Harvard Program on Negotiation and MIT Learning Lab, partnered with Boston-based Habitus Incorporated, a fellow B-Corp specializing in conflict management and negotiation training and coaching, to develop a new training program that helps people learn how to have challenging conversations, manage conflict, and produce meaningful resolution. Metis president Aimee Koval urged "A vote for our pitch is a vote for unity and civility in our private and public discourse, and will support our social purpose mission to bring free or low-cost communications and conflict management training to individuals and organizations around the world. " Those wishing to raise awareness for Central New York businesses and further the cause of equity, diversity, and inclusion can vote for Metis' pitch here in the "Innovators" category through November 2.

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