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DiversityInc and the Center for Healthcare Innovation present ‘Building Diverse Boards and C-Suites in Healthcare’

DiversityInc and the Center for Healthcare Innovation (CHI) have partnered for an upcoming webinar titled “Building Diverse Boards and C-Suites in Healthcare” which is scheduled for Wednesday, Feb. 3 at noon EST/11 a.m. CST. In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic disproportionately impacting African Americans, followed by the rapidly shifting…

Become a Diverse Supplier to Fortune 500 Companies

During the first session of DiversityInc’s Oct. 15 virtual event, “Supplier Diversity: New Trends, Innovative Solutions,” panelists discussed tips on how businesses can become diverse suppliers to Fortune 500 companies. Jalayna Bolden, director of supplier diversity at AT&T (DiversityInc Hall of Fame company); Erica Stephens-Lynch, director of supplier diversity at…

Supplier Diversity Practices in the New Normal — The Impact of COVID-19 and Race on America

During the final session of DiversityInc’s Oct. 15 event, “Supplier Diversity: New Trends, Innovative Solutions,” keynote speaker Adrienne Trimble, president and CEO of the National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC) delivered a TED-style talk on supplier diversity practices in the new normal, with COVID-19 and social unrest running rampant in…

Creative Practices to Increase Tier 1 and Tier 2 Spend

During the fourth session of DiversityInc’s Oct. 15 event, “Supplier Diversity: New Trends, Innovative Solutions,” a virtual panel that included Chelsea Slaughter, manager of supplier programs for Cox Communications (No. 17 on The DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity list in 2020); Glenda Thomas, manager of supplier diversity for Southern…

Best Practices in Recruiting Diverse Vendors

During the second session of DiversityInc’s 2020 virtual event, “Supplier Diversity: New Trends, Innovative Solutions,” panelists discussed best practices in recruiting diverse vendors. National LGBT Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC) co-founder and president Justin Nelson; Disability:IN president and CEO Jill Houghton; and INROADS president and CEO Forest Harper participated in the…

Increase Spend by Encouraging and Supporting Vendor Certification

During the third session of DiversityInc’s 2020 virtual event, “Supplier Diversity: New Trends, Innovative Solutions,” panelists discussed how to increase company spend by encouraging and supporting vendor certification. Panelists for the session included Denise Naguib, vice president of sustainability and supplier diversity global operations for Marriott International (No. 1 on…

Robin DiAngelo, Author of ‘White Fragility,’ in Conversation with DiversityInc CEO, Carolynn Johnson

During DiversityInc’s Top 50 Event on Leadership Accountability on Nov. 4, 2020, Carolynn Johnson, CEO of DiversityInc sat down for a virtual fireside chat with Robin DiAngelo, sociologist, academic and author of White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism.  Since its publication in June…

‘A Sophisticated Approach When Considering Women of Color in Your Workplace Planning Strategy’: A Presentation by Dr. Stephanie Creary

At DiversityInc’s “Women of Color and Their Allies” event on Nov. 4, 2020, Dr. Stephanie Creary gave a presentation titled “The Importance of Inclusion and Belonging at Work: Spotlight on Women of Color.” As a professor of management specializing in identity and diversity at the Wharton School of the University…