Tag: Luke Visconti

The Connection Between Corporate Values and Talent

By Luke Visconti, CEO of DiversityInc Over the last year we’ve seen how corporate influence and leadership was exerted in Missouri and Indiana. In the case of Indiana, CEOs of both Cummins and Eli Lilly and Company (DiversityInc Top 50 companies) were very clear that Governor Pence’s anti-gay legislation was…

NJCU Shows How Diversity and Educational Access Is Done During Gala Event

By Michael Nam New Jersey City University held its Building the Dream gala on April 16, a benefit to raise scholarship funds while honoring luminaries who have supported its aims of providing cost-effective higher education for New Jersey’s residents. The honorees included DiversityInc CEO Luke Visconti who received the Corporate…

Luke Visconti, CEO: Starbucks CEO Needs to Start Discussion About Race With His Leadership Team, Not Minimum-Wage Employees and Customers

Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz got into the news this week by encouraging his baristas to spark conversations on race with customers by writing the words “Race Together” on customers’ coffee cups. He did this in partnership with USA Today, which published an eight-page “supplement and conversation guide.” Both companies should…

Latino Enrollment at Hispanic-Serving Institutions Exceeds 1 Million

Feb. 13, 2015 By Sheryl Estrada On Wednesday, the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) and Excelencia in Education released an analysis of the progress of Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs). The data offer that in 2013, 409 institutions met the federal enrollment criterion to be classified as an HSI, enrolling…

QVC Hosts Mock Black Model’s Natural Hair

By Sheryl Estrada QVC host Sandra Bennett has apologized after video surfaced of her mocking a Black model’s natural hair on live TV. In a segment used to sell Dooney & Bourke products, Bennett made the following comment as a camera panned to a Black model with natural hair showing…