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Managing Relationships BetweenHR & Diversity Departments Sept. 13 Agenda Click here to register 9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m. Networking Session 10:00 a.m.10:05 a.m. Opening RemarksLuke Visconti, CEO, DiversityInc 10:05 a.m.10:30 a.m. Should Diversity Report to HRDr. Rohini Anand, Senior Vice President and Global Chief Diversity Officer, Sodexo 10:30 a.m.11:00 a.m. Working Collaboratively…

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2012 Innovation Fest! Sept. 12 Agenda Click here to register 8:00 a.m.10:00 a.m. Coffee/Networking Session 10:00 a.m.10:05 a.m. Opening RemarksLuke Visconti, CEO, DiversityInc 10:05 a.m.10:30 a.m. PricewaterhouseCoopersVanguard Increasing engagement, retention and talent development of new Black hires 10:30 a.m.11:00 a.m. Brown-FormanHow a liquor company benefits from a resource group for…

Our First Innovation Fest! 10 Companies Use Diversity to Drive Change

DiversityInc’s first Innovation Fest! generated a huge buzz for its unique format10 rapid-fire presentations from corporate leaders demonstrating how diversity fuels creative business solutions. The 82 attendees from 40 organizations represented 15 different industries, including aerospace, consumer products, financial services, healthcare, hospitality, media, professional services, retail and technology, as well…

Diversity Management Exposes Employees' Hidden Intelligence

Diversity management, according to “The Wisdom of Crowds” author James Surowiecki, has two main hurdles: overcoming a natural tendency to associate with similar people and the need to develop trust. That’s why it’s so hard to get different ways of thinking in organizations. Surowiecki presented these key insights on diversity…

Managing Relationships Between HR & Diversity Departments

Sept. 13, 2012 New York Hilton 1335 Avenue of the Americas New York City The relationship between the diversity department and HR is the most critical to your success in the organization. How do you work collaboratively with HR to achieve diversity goals in recruitment, retention and talent development Should…

AT&T’s Hispanic/Latino Association Inspires Teenagers to Pursue Careers in Science and Engineering With National High Technology Day

ATLANTA, Feb. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ —AT&T* and HACEMOS AT&T’s Hispanic/Latino Association announced today the return of its annual HACEMOS National High Technology Day on February 23, 2012. HACEMOS National High Tech Day is an annual event that engages teenage students in hands-on technical activities and interactive workshops to inspire them…

COMCAST ANNOUNCES AGREEMENTS WITH FOUR NEW MINORITY-OWNED INDEPENDENT NETWORKS

Comcast Corporation (Nasdaq:CMCSA, CMCSK), one of the world’s leading media, entertainment and communications companies, today announced it has selected four new minority-owned independent networks to be broadly distributed on Comcast Cable systems between April 2012 and January 2014. After a thorough evaluation of more than 100 proposals, Comcast selected four…

Did Komen's Lack of Board Diversity Cause Its Crisis

The nonprofit Susan G. Komen organization’s board of directors is mostly Texan, homogeneousand wealthy. Here’s how the lack of diversity fueled its misstep over funding to Planned Parenthood, which resulted in a PR fiasco and a marketplace lack of confidence that will be hard to repair. The organization, which fights…

Diversity Councils: Who Should Set Meeting Agendas

When it comes to diversity councils, DiversityInc research shows that the majority of companies give their chief diversity officers some control over the reins at meetings. Thirteen out of 15 companies with exemplarydiversity councilsreport that their chief diversity officer is a standing member of the council, and in all cases,…