Event Articles

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Carolynn Johnson, DiversityInc CEO, Discusses Allyship on the ‘Karen Hunter Show’

By DiversityInc Staff

Carolynn Johnson, DiversityInc CEO, discussed allyship on the “Karen Hunter Show” on SiriusXM’s Urban View on Monday. “I have no interest in trying to — and I view all of this as help, let’s just be clear…

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Code Switching Defined

By Katherine Lewin

On Oct. 2 at DiversityInc’s Women of Color and Their Allies event, Kelley Cornish, Global Head of Diversity and Inclusion at TD Bank and Corie Pauling, SVP and CDO at TIAA, discussed the definition of code switching…

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Intersectionality and Navigating Your Career

By Katherine Lewin

On Oct. 2 at DiversityInc’s annual Women of Color and Their Allies event, Natasha Miller-Williams, SVP of Diversity and Inclusion at Nielsen and Stefani Raggio, Vice President of Human Resource Operations for North America Hilton, talked about…

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Conversation with An Ally Featuring Karen Bennett and DiversityInc CEO Carolynn Johnson

By Keka Araujo

The second annual Women of Color and Their Allies event took place Oct.2 in Atlanta. DiversityInc CEO Carolynn Johnson initiated a conversation at last year’s WOCA around women of color and white women moving forward together and…

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Southern Company’s Chris Womack, Merck’s Steve Mizell and AT&T’s Dave Fine on the Road to Allyship

By Casey Musarra

In individual TED-style talks, Chris Womack, EVP and President of External Affairs for Southern Company (No. 33 on The DiversityInc Top 50 list), Steve Mizell, EVP, Chief Human Resources Officer for Merck, and Dave Fine, National Vice…

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Luke Visconti on ‘Being a White Male Ally’

By Casey Musarra

DiversityInc Founder and Chairman Luke Visconti embodies what it means to be an ally, and CEO Carolynn Johnson said it best in welcoming him to the stage for his session at the 2019 Women of Color and…

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HPI’s Lynn Seth Challenges WoCA Attendees to ‘Reclaim Your Life’

By Casey Musarra

Human Performance Institute Performance Coach Lynn Seth took the nearly 400 attendees of DiversityInc’s Women of Color and Their Allies on Oct. 2 in Atlanta through the “human energy crisis” and gave advice on what to do…

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KPMG’s Michele Meyer-Shipp and Toyota Financial Services’ BillieJo Johnson Discuss Women of Color Supporting Women of Color

By Olivia Riggio

At DiversityInc’s second annual Women of Color and Their Allies event, panelists Michele Meyer-Shipp, Principal, Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer at KPMG (No. 9 on the DiversityInc Top 50 list) and BillieJo Johnson, Group Manager of Enterprise…

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Dr. Kimberlé Crenshaw Delivers Keynote Speech on Intersectionality

By Olivia Riggio

Dr. Kimberlé Crenshaw coined the phrase “intersectionality” nearly three decades ago, despite it only recently entering mainstream conversation. Crenshaw delivered the keynote speech Oct. 2 at DiversityInc’s Women of Color and Their Allies event, explaining the term…

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Cheryl Grise: Top 10 Lessons from 2018’s Women of Color and Their Allies Event

By Casey Musarra

In a TED-style talk at DiversityInc’s Women of Color and Their Allies event on Oct. 2, Ernst & Young Americas Solutions Leader Cheryl Grise listed her top 10 lessons learned about mentoring and sponsorship from the 2018…

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