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How to Infuse Diversity in Succession Planning

DiversityInc Top 50 survey data shows most companies miss opportunities to diversify the top levels of management. Hear insights into infusing diversity into succession planning early enough so opportunities aren't missed.


Panelists:


  • Rachel Russell, Vice President, HR, Hilton
  • Latricia Smith, Director, Strategic Talent Solutions & Insights, AT&T
  • Amy Thiem, AD Talent Management Lead, Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corp.

 

 

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White Man Calls Cops on Black Politician: 'They Are Waiting for Drugs at the Local Drug House'

Despite her experience, politician Sheila Stubbs exchanged numbers with the officer, offering to help the police with race relations in other neighborhoods.

Sheila Stubbs was canvassing a predominantly white neighborhood in her jurisdiction of Madison, Wisc., when the police showed up to question her. They asked how Stubbs knew what houses to approach, and for her materials, which she provided. Then police apologized, saying, "I'm sorry this happened to you."

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Video: Maxine Waters Says It's Crucial for Black Communities to Vote in Midterm Elections

"We need to change the direction of this country," Waters said when accepting an award from The National Newspaper Publishers Association.

The National Newspaper Publishers Association honored Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.) with a National Leadership Award during the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation's 48th Annual Legislative Conference in Washington, D.C., on Friday night.

Waters urged the association of more than 200 Black-owned community newspapers from around the U.S. to encourage Black people to get out and vote in the midterm elections.

Learn how you can help get others to vote:

My Vote Matters

Rock the Vote

League of Women Voters of the United States

Trump Says of Aid to Puerto Rico: 'Incredibly Successful' Storm Response

"If he thinks the death of 3,000 people is a success, God help us all," said Carmen Yulín Cruz, the mayor of San Juan.

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President Trump actually boasted on Tuesday about the shortcomings that killed 3,000 Puerto Ricans during, and after, Hurricane Maria last September.

He said that while the response to hurricanes in Texas and Florida got excellent grades, "I think that Puerto Rico was an incredible, unsung success."

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White Police Officer Charged With Manslaughter for Shooting Black Man in His Own Apartment

Dallas family protested the officer being free and on leave for three days after the killing.

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Dallas police officer Amber Guyger, who is white, fatally shot a 26-year-old Black man, Botham Jean, in his own apartment on Thursday, claiming she entered what she thought was her own home.

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Novartis: Alcon Announces Voluntary Global Market Withdrawal of CyPass Micro-Stent for Surgical Glaucoma

Decision based on five-year data from COMPASS-XT long-term safety study; Alcon advises ophthalmic surgeons to cease further implantation.

Originally Published by Novartis.

Reflecting its uncompromising commitment to patient safety, Alcon announced an immediate, voluntary market withdrawal of the CyPass Micro-Stent from the global market. In addition, Alcon advises surgeons to immediately cease further implantation with the CyPass Micro-Stent and to return any unused devices to Alcon. This decision and corresponding recommendation is based on an analysis of five-year post-surgery data from the COMPASS-XT long-term safety study.

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Making the Most of Your Marathon Weekend: Tips From Hilton’s Runners’ Concierge Team

The team even wakes before dawn to cheer on runners in the lobby before they head to the starting line (in complimentary bus transportation), and some even run the races themselves.

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Originally Published by Hilton.

With big fall marathons around the corner in several U.S. cities, runners from across the country are turning up the heat on their training while preparing to travel near and far for race days in cities including New York, Chicago, Orlando and Washington, DC.

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Comcast NBCUniversal Platform Honoring Civil Rights Champions Reaches Milestone

Dedicated to the sacrifice, service, and vision of America's civil rights champions, Voices chronicles stirring firsthand accounts from the front lines of America's struggle for racial equity.

Originally Published by Comcast NBCUniversal.

Five years ago, Comcast NBCUniversal launched 'Voices of the Civil Rights Movement' to honor the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom.

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Novartis Reports Favorable Results for Alpha Specific PI3K Inhibitor BYL719

Full results will be submitted to an upcoming medical congress and Novartis will initiate discussions with regulatory authorities worldwide.

Originally Published by Novartis.

Novartis announced the global Phase III SOLAR-1 trial evaluating the investigational alpha-specific PI3K inhibitor BYL719 (alpelisib) has met the primary endpoint showing an improvement in progression-free survival (PFS). SOLAR-1 is evaluating BYL719 in combination with fulvestrant compared to fulvestrant alone in postmenopausal women and men with hormone-receptor positive, human epidermal growth factor receptor-2 negative (HR+/HER2-) PIK3CA-mutant advanced or metastatic breast cancer that progressed on or following aromatase inhibitor treatment with or without a CDK4/6 inhibitor[1].

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