Tag: Lissiah Hundley

ERG Festival, forum, discussion, DiversityInc

ERG Forum: ERG Festival Participants Feel ‘Inspired,’ ‘Informed’ After Final Session

In the final session of DiversityInc’s 2019 ERG Festival on Nov. 12 at the Newark Liberty International Airport Marriott, Lissiah Hundley, head of strategic partnerships and client fulfillment, led the ERG Forum, where participants had an opportunity to engage in a dialogue. Inspired. Informed. Invigorated. Engaged. Challenged. Supported. Hopeful. Those…

Federal Court Rules It's OK for Employers to Prohibit Dreadlocks

An insurance claims processing company in Alabama, Catastrophe Management Solutions (CMS), refused to hire Chastity Jones, a Black woman, because she has dreadlocks. In a 3-0 decision, the 11th U.S. Court of Appeals ruled in favor of CMS last week, asserting that it’s legal for companies to refuse employment based…

VIDEO: How to Get Buy-In From Middle Managers

Ken Barrett Chief Diversity Officer General Motors Ken Barrett, became General Motors’ first Chief Diversity Officer in 2012. He has 14 years of executive experience, including five years of award-winning performance as the U.S. Navy’s Diversity Director, where he achieved historic levels of minority and female officer additions and transformational…

Deloitte's New Inclusion Leadership Team, Plus Walmart's New General Counsel [Slideshow]

Deloittehas appointed four executives to itsnew Inclusion Leadership team. Julia Cloud will serve as Managing Partner of Deloitte’sWomen’s Initiative; Kelvin Womack as Managing Principal for Diversity; Paul Silverglate as Managing Partner for Work-Life; and Christie Smith as Managing Principal for theDeloitte University Leadership Center for Inclusion. The four will report…