George Chavel, President and CEO, saluted the efforts of Dr. Rohini Anand, Senior Vice President and Global Chief Diversity Officer, and the D&I staff in creating a world-class model of cross-cultural mentoring. He spoke at DiversityInc’s event.
Stephen Holmes, CEO, Wyndham Worldwide, told DiversityInc’s audience of his company’s team effort to find and support diverse suppliers, both in the United States and globally.
Stephen Rohleder, Group Chief Executive, North America, told DiversityInc’s audience why global diversity initiatives, including employee resource groups and mentoring, are crucial to the company’s future.
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 …
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
A first-in-the-nation move by one state is working to expand opportunity for LGBT-owned businesses. What is being done and what state is stepping up?
Despite national and international criticism, St. Louis County Police Chief John Belmar is defending his department’s use of tear gas, rifles and armored trucks against protestors responding to the shooting death of Michael Brown.
A nine-second audio recording released Tuesday is the latest piece of information to surface in the shooting-death of Michael Brown, the unarmed African-American teenager shot and killed in Ferguson, Mo. by Officer Darren Wilson on Aug. 9.
Based on the dramatic distrust that exists now and the wrongs that have been committed, here are the steps that need to be taken in Ferguson to restore calm and move forward.
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 …