Tag: INROADS

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…

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‘Irreversible, Sustainable Change’: DiversityInc CEO Carolynn Johnson Delivers Keynote on Disruptive Leadership at INROADS Summit

During INROADS’s 50th Anniversary Diversity Summit, which took place Nov. 4-6, 2020, DiversityInc CEO Carolynn Johnson delivered a virtual keynote address on the power of disruption to create irreversible, sustainable change. Her speech conveyed why diversity, fairness and equal access are relevant to business leaders — and society as a…

Archived: Carolynn Johnson COO at DiversityInc Appointed To INROADS National Board of Directors

Carolynn Johnsonhas recently been appointed to INROADS, Inc.’s National Board of Directors. INROADS is a national nonprofit organization dedicated to developing and placing talented underserved youth in business and industry, and preparing them for corporate and community leadership. Johnson is Chief Operating Officer (COO) at DiversityInc Media, LLC and brings…

Archived: INROADS Top 10 Strategic Partners

INROADS Top 10 Strategic Partners Nation’s leading corporations lead the way in STEM diversity and business FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Brandon Wilson P: 205.340.7000 ext. 101 E: bwilson@inroads.org Forrest Harper ST. LOUIS, Mo., December 9, 2014 INROADS, Inc., a multi-cultural non-profit specializing in leadership development and career opportunities for…

Archived: 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…