Author: Carolynn Johnson

The Moral Courage Needed in America

Since February, the news stories listed below about police brutality have been traumatizing, disappointing, frustrating and exhausting: February 23, 2020 | Ahmaud Arbery, murdered in broad daylight while jogging. Murderers slept in their own beds that night. May 13, 2020 | Breonna Taylor, shot eight times and killed by Kentucky…

DiversityInc Webinar Series

DiversityIncWebinars are live audio and video presentations based on empirical data gathered from The DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity survey and use the expertise of the DiversityInc Top 50 companies to detail the most effective strategies. What to Expect No sales pitches presenters are executives from the DiversityInc Top…

Do You Need Permission to Start a Family

Having a baby is perhaps the most special time in a woman’s life. As senior-level executives, however, elation is often counterbalanced with a stressful countdown that includes assuring the boss that everything will run smoothly in your absence, negotiating a maternity leave compensation package and managing a team from a…

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Register Now 7:30am – 8:30am | Networking Breakfast 8:30am – 8:45am | Opening Remarks | Luke Visconti, CEO, DiversityInc 8:45am – 9:15am | Innovative Nontraditional Recruiting Strategies | Wyndham Worldwide| Patti Lee, Senior Vice President, Human Resources, Chief Diversity Officer |Confirmed 9:15am – 9:45am | Connecting Corporate Reputation with Diversity|…

Top 50 Event Sponsor | Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation

President Christi Shaw tells the world Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation (NPC) operates “through the lens of innovation, integrity and inclusion.” The importance of these three areas of focus is clear particularly when leading a business that aims to improve patients’ lives by pioneering novel healthcare solutions. In this video interview, Christi…

Top 50 Event Sponsor | Marriott

Marriott International has valued diversity since the founding of the company in 1927, according to its website, and current President and CEO Arne Sorensen and former CEO Executive Chairman Bill Marriott have been strong supporters. The company states: “Embracing differences is part of the way we do business around the…

Top 50 Event Sponsor | Wells Fargo

Chairman, President and CEO John Stumpf clearly explains why diversity and inclusion has been such a priority for Wells Fargo: It’s a business imperative that allows the company to tap creativity and innovation that comes from multiple perspectives. It helps the company better understand its customers, see business opportunities in…

Top 50 Event Sponsor | Toyota Motor North America

Jim Lentz, CEO of Toyota Motor North America, is clear about why diversity and inclusion iscritical for the company: “If we want to build great cars and trucks for the way our customers live, Toyota will strive to be a reflection of the America in which we live.” Toyota is…

Top 50 Event Sponsor | TD Bank

On its corporate website, TD Bank puts it simply: “TD has built its success by embracing and celebrating the diversity of all its customers, employees and suppliers and our commitment to diversity continues to grow.” The bank, which moved up six spots in its third year on the list, continues…