Tag: Education

Hispanic Graduates Pass Whites in College Enrollment Rates

By Chris Hoenig Flashon Studio/Shutterstock Hispanic high-school graduates are now enrolling in college at a higher rate than white graduates, according to a study from the Pew Research Hispanic Center. The study found that a record 69 percent of Hispanic graduates from the class of 2012 have enrolled in higher…

Talent Development: From Migrant Workers' Son to CEO

Talent developmentand early identification of future potential hold the key for INROADS’ aspiring low-income students. And if anyone understands what it takes to pull yourself up from poverty and reach the highest levels of corporate America, it’sForest T. Harper. Read personal stories fromtwo INROADS interns:Talent Development Creates Ability for INROADS…

How to Get 150 Top-Performing Black and Latino Candidates Now

Ernst & Young takes its talent seriously. That’s why the professional-services firm isn’t leaving the quality of its future workforce to chance. Its leaders are taking the initiative by engaging traditionally underrepresented students before they graduate from college as well as helping administrators and faculty members address existing diversity gaps…

How to Increase the Number of Black CPAs

By Frank K. Ross, CPA Most of the accounting profession recognizes the importance of attracting more Blacks to the field and helping them pass the CPA exam. Few, unfortunately, have a good track record in getting results. In 2002 and 2010, Blacks hired by CPA firms accounted for only 3…

Where Does Equality Begin (VIDEO)

Are all school systems created equal Watch DiversityInc CEO Luke Visconti’s keynote where he tells how our education system should level the socioeconomic playing field.

Ask the White Guy: Do Public Schools 'Get' LGBT Issues

Luke Visconti’s Ask the White Guy column is a top draw on DiversityInc.com. Visconti, the founder and CEO of DiversityInc, is a nationally recognized leader in diversity management. In his popular column, readers who ask Visconti tough questions about race/culture, religion, gender, sexual orientation, disability and age can expect smart,…

The Future of Diversity Debate: Education & Economic Status

Luke Visconti’s Ask the White Guy column is a top draw on DiversityInc.com. Visconti, the founder and CEO of DiversityInc, is a nationally recognized leader in diversity management. In his popular column, readers who ask Visconti tough questions about race/culture, religion, gender, sexual orientation, disability and age can expect smart,…