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PHOTO GALLERY: 2014 DiversityInc Top 50 Announcement Dinner

The 2014 DiversityInc Top 50 list was unveiled on April 22, 2014 at Cipriani Wall Street in New York City. There were 794 people from 302 companies at the dinner. Dr. Freeman Hrabowski, President of the University of MarylandBaltimore County and expert on educational inequalities, delivered the keynote address. The…

Improving Healthcare for 68,000 Black & Latino Children

Federal healthcare law changesdramatically impact how the industryhospitals, health-insurance companies and pharmasdo business today.University Hospitalsin Cleveland has been aggressively reaching out to the newly insured, predominantly Blacks and Latinos. University Hospital’s Case Medical Center’s Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital, known as UH Rainbow, is receiving a $12.8-million grant to implement…

What Makes Kraft's Talent Development So Successful

How can you ensure that your talent-development programs are providing employees the proper leadership skills needed to build a pipeline of diverse talent Hint: Look at your budget, says Kraft Foods‘ Vice President of Diversity Jim Norman. By prioritizing the allocation of resources, diversity leaders can better align diversity-management initiativessuch…

How Talent Development Helped This Woman Became CEO of a Major Bank

What helped this woman become CEO of a major corporation KeyCorp’s Beth Mooney attributes her rise in management to humor, perseverance, and an early mentor who emphasized the need for talent development through further education. The hiring manager at her first banking job hired Mooney on the condition that she…

KPMG's CEO Reveals How to Be a Strong Diversity Leader

Even top-performing companies like KPMG, No. 22 in the 2012DiversityInc Top 50 and our 2011Top Company for Talent Pipeline, face challenges when generating buy-in on inclusion efforts from middle management. KPMG Chairman and CEO John Veihmeyer knows the pivotal role diversity has to his firm’s business operations and has personally…