2017 DiversityInc Top 50 Announcement Event

Diversity Events

VIDEO: Hospital Supplier Diversity—Strategic Plans Build Value and Engage Communities

For hospitals, finding diverse suppliers can be a challenge. Mary Beth Levine, Vice President, System Resource Management, University Hospitals, shared best practices on reaching MBEs and WBEs at DiversityInc’s event.

VIDEO: Increasing the Pipeline of Black and Latino Physicians—A Success Story

To have culturally competent care, the United States needs more Black and Latino doctors. A unique program at Rutgers University is reaching underprivileged youth and helping them succeed in medical careers, said Dr. Kamal Khan, Director, Office of Diversity & Academic Success in the Sciences (ODASIS) at DiversityInc’s event.

VIDEO: Culturally Competent Care—Women

What role can health literacy and cultural competence training play in providing equitable health care for women, especially low-income women? Sheri Humphrey, Global Franchise Leader, Women’s Health, Merck & Co. offered solutions at DiversityInc’s event.

VIDEO: Taking Medicine Personally—Addressing Emerging Patient Needs

Successful medical solutions are personalized, says Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation President, Christi Shaw. In a keynote speech, she told DiversityInc’s audience how the drug company is using its knowledge of diverse populations—and its emphasis on an inclusive and innovative workplace—to create the most effective medicines.

VIDEO: Best Practices From the Healthcare Sector for Hiring and Supporting Veterans

Leaders from CVS Health, ADP and North Shore-LJ Health System share best practices on recruiting, preparing and supporting veterans during the transition from the military culture to an office setting.

VIDEO: Innovations in Healthcare Delivery

CVS Health’s courageous decision to stop selling cigarettes – and all tobacco products – was years in the making. It was a critical part of the company’s mission to provide healthcare solutions, especially to those who most need culturally competent care. The company’s evolution as a health-care leader was explained by Dr. Nancy Gagliano, Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer, Minute Clinic at DiversityInc’s event.

VIDEO: Culturally Competent Care—LGBT

What best practices and training enable health-care professionals to understand the needs of LGBT patients, especially transgender patients? Experts from Beth Israel Medical Center/Mount Sinai Health System and the Center for American Progress shared solutions at DiversityInc’s event.

VIDEO: Culturally Competent Care—Race/Ethnicity

Communicating with patients in a culturally competent manner is the key to improving mortality rates for ALL people, said Dr. Winston F. Wong, Medical Director, Community Benefit and Director, Disparities Improvement and Quality Initiatives, Kaiser Permanente, at DiversityInc’s event.

VIDEO: How Resource Groups Can Strengthen Employee, Patient and Customer Engagement

Hospitals, health insurers and pharmaceutical companies increasingly rely on employee resource groups to find diverse talent and connect with the communities they serve. Best practices were highlighted by leaders at Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation, Mayo Clinic and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan at DiversityInc’s event.

VIDEO: Patient Engagement—Diversity as a Driver to Achieve Better Outcomes

Treating patients with respect – and cultural competence – are critical to healthcare success, Dr. James Merlino, Chief Experience Officer, Cleveland Clinic, told DiversityInc’s audience.

PHOTO GALLERY: 2014 Culturally Competent Healthcare Event

DiversityInc’s 2014 Culturally Competent Healthcare event took place at the Marriott Marquis in New York City. Leaders from major hospital systems and companies such as Mayo Clinic, Mount Sinai Health System, Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation, CVS Health and Merck & Co. discussed strategies for engaging patients, employees and communities and share best practice for hiring and …

PHOTO GALLERY: 2014 DiversityInc Special Awards Event

The 2014 DiversityInc Special Awards Dinner took place at the Marriott Marquis in New York City. Guests saw CEOs and senior executives from Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation, Sodexo, EY, MasterCard Worldwide, Accenture, Merck & Co. and Wyndham Worldwide accept awards for their company’s unique achievements in diversity management. Here are photos from the 2014 DiversityInc Special …

PHOTO GALLERY: 2014 Building Your Diversity Brand Best Practices Conference

DiversityInc’s Building Your Diversity Brand: How to Improve Pipeline, Talent Development and Supplier Diversity conference took place at the Marriott Marquis in New York City. Senior executives from companies like AT&T, General Motors, EY, and Wyndham Worldwide revealed best practices for building your diversity brand, including how to improve pipeline, talent-development and supplier-diversity initiatives. Attendees …

A Conversation With Warner Baxter

VIDEO: A Conversation With Warner Baxter, CEO, Ameren

How did Ameren, the utility company that services Ferguson, Missouri, help residents cope with the turbulence around them? Ameren's CEO Warner L. Baxter talked with DiversityInc CEO Luke Visconti about community support and the value of diversity and inclusion to Ameren's future at DiversityInc's October event.

How to Get Buy In From Middle Managers

VIDEO: How to Get Buy-In From Middle Managers

What's the biggest diversity question in corporate America? How do you get buy-in from middle managers, most of whom are white men? Three experts—Ken Barrett of General Motors, Kim Hauer of Caterpillar and Lissiah Hundley of Cox Communications—shared their best practices at a panel at DiversityInc's October event.

How to Develop a Global Supplier Diversity Initiative

VIDEO: How to Develop a Global Supplier Diversity Initiative

Can supplier diversity work outside of the United States? Yes, provided it is implemented with local cultural competence in mind, says Elizabeth Vasquez, President and CEO, WEConnect International, at DiversityInc's October event.

Finding Suppliers in LGBT and Disability Communities

VIDEO: Finding Suppliers in LGBT and Disability Communities

How do you find certified suppliers owned by LGBT people and people with disabilities? Leaders of the two certifying organizations—the National Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce and US Business Leadership Network offer advice at DiversityInc's October event.

How to Create A Successful Supplier Diversity Initiative

VIDEO: How to Create a Successful Supplier Diversity Initiative—5 Steps to Get Started

How do you start a supplier-diversity initiative? Get best practices from Wyndham Worldwide, which received our award as Top Company for Supplier Diversity. José Nido, Vice President, Global Supplier Diversity, discussed how to find and nurture diverse suppliers, including Tier 1 and Tier 2, at DiversityInc's October event.

Using Resource Groups to Reach New Employees

VIDEO: Using Resource Groups to Reach New Employees

AT&T has had remarkable success in on-boarding new employees with the help of its resource groups. Debbie Storey, Senior Vice President, Talent Development and Chief Diversity Officer, showcased best practices including live events, leadership opportunities and cross-generational learning, at DiversityInc's October event.

VIDEO: How to Brand Your Company as a Diversity Leader

How do you tell your D&I story internally and externally? Let employees tell their inspirational stories, sponsor research, apply for awards. Those are best practices shared by EY’s Diana Solash and Casey Monnerjahn at DiversityInc's event.

How to Build Advocacy for D&I

VIDEO: How to Build Advocacy for D&I

Toyota Financial Services President and CEO Mike Groff demonstrated how top leadership drives diversity initiatives as he inspired an audience of corporate leaders at DiversityInc's October event.

John Kemp, Linda Akutagawa

Video: How to Develop Relationships With Nonprofits

John D. Kemp President and CEO The Viscardi Center John D. Kemp is the President & CEO of The Viscardi Center, a network of non-profit organizations that provides a lifespan of services that educate, employ and empower children and adults with disabilities, based in Albertson, NY. He is widely respected for his many achievements, both …