Tag: Mentoring

Archived: Vildan Kehr: Global Leaders Must Embrace Change

By Sheryl Estrada Vildan Kehr, Divisional Vice President of Global Talent Acquisition at Abbott “I was born and raised in Turkey,” said Vildan Kehr. “My dad used to work for the government and my mom was a science teacher. So my upbringing was an interesting one.” Every two years her…

Julie Sweet, Accenture, chief executive officer

Archived: Accenture Names First Woman As US Group Chief Executive

Accenture’s announcement that Julie Spellman Sweet has been promoted to Group Chief Executive-North America means that as of next month, four of the six major consulting firms will have women leaders (Deloitte, IBM and KPMG are the others). Virginia Rometty became Chairman, CEO and President of IBM in 2012. Deloitte…

Archived: HBO Shows How Not to Launch a Diversity Program

By Michael Nam The problems faced by the HBOAccess Writing Fellowship’s application program last week serves as a harsh lesson for companies and organizations making attempts to diversify their industries. The program itself is set up to encourage those identifying as “Asian Pacific, Sub-Continent Asian, African American, Hispanic, Native American,…

Archived: EY: The Importance of Mentoring College Students

By Sheryl Estrada More than 150 high-achieving, ethnically diverse college students from campuses across the country arrived in New York City Wednesday to begin a journey into the professional-services field. EY (No. 3 in The 2014 DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity) hosted its ninth annual Discover EY event, which…

Archived: VIDEO: 2014 DiversityInc Special Awards

The 2014 DiversityInc Special Awards were handed out at a dinner ceremony on October 21, 2014 at the Marriott Marquis in New York City. CEOs from all seven recipient companies were on hand to accept their awards and share some insight into what their company does that sets them apart….

Archived: VIDEO: 2014 Top Company for Mentoring: Sodexo

Top Company for Mentoring: Sodexo Accepting Award: George Chavel, President and CEO Reasons for Honor: Sodexo is the only company to have been in the top two of the DiversityInc Top 50 for five years in a row. That’s because of the efforts of many people, but especially George Chavel,…