Tag: Maxine Waters

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DiversityInc CEO Testifies Before House of Representatives; Committee on Financial Services Introduces ‘Diversity Data Accountability Act’

The United States House Committee on Financial Services held a hearing on Thursday, March 18 titled, “By the Numbers: How Diversity Data Can Measure Commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.” During the Subcommittee on Diversity and Inclusion’s hearing co-chaired by Rep. Maxine Waters of California and Rep. Joyce Beatty of…

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Committee on Financial Services Finds Need for Transparency, Improvement in Large Banks’ Diversity Practices

The U.S. House Committee on Financial Services under congresswoman Maxine Waters issued a report this month that summarizes the Committee’s review of the diversity and inclusion practices in the U.S.’s largest banks. It found that although banks and other financial services firms tout their diversity and inclusion policies, the sector…

Luke Visconti, Panelists Share Best Practices at Congressional Hearing on Diversity in the Boardroom

DiversityInc Founder and Chairman Luke Visconti, along with five other expert panelists, offered their perspectives and experience during the House Committee on Financial Services hearing, entitled: “Diversity in the Boardroom: Examining Proposals to Increase the Diversity of America’s Boards.” Or, in most cases, the lack of diversity in America’s boardrooms. …

DiversityInc Chairman Luke Visconti to Testify in House Committee on Financial Services Hearing: Diversity in the Boardroom

The House Committee on Financial Services hearing entitled: “Diversity in the Boardroom: Examining Proposals to Increase the Diversity of America’s Boards,” Thursday, June 20, 2019, at 10 a.m. (Watch live: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0AUzBgSIpPM) Presented by Mr. Luke Visconti, Founder and Chairman of DiversityInc Good morning, Chairwoman Waters, Ranking Member McHenry and distinguished…

Maxine Waters, Black women, Trump, Steve Mnuchin, Trump's taxes, white fragility

VIDEO: Maxine Waters to Trump’s Secretary of Treasury Steve Mnuchin: ‘I have the gavel. If you wish to leave you may’

Women of color in power still trigger stress for white men. Sorry, not sorry. Democrats questioned the secretary of treasury for three hours about when he will respond to requests for access to President Donald Trump’s tax returns. But Steve Mnuchin had a date with a foreign dignitary. In his haste…

Congresswomen Slam CBS News for Not Having Black Journalists on 2020 Election Team

CBS News just took one giant step backward in regard to diversity and inclusion and Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.) demands an explanation, while Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said it’s “unacceptable.” The news network announced its digital reporters and producers on a team that will cover the 2020 presidential election and Black…

Video: Maxine Waters Says It's Crucial for Black Communities to Vote in Midterm Elections

The National Newspaper Publishers Association honored Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.) with a National Leadership Award during the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s 48th Annual Legislative Conference in Washington, D.C., on Friday night. Waters urged the association of more than 200 Black-owned community newspapers from around the U.S. to encourage Black people…