Month: November 2016

Quarter 4 Review – Texas Diversity Council

We would like to welcome you to the fourth edition of the 2016 Texas Diversity Council Newsletter. We are very excited about our past accomplishments in the third quarter and look forward to our upcoming events. This past quarter, the Texas Diversity Council hosted the 12th Annual Best Practices & DiversityFIRST™ Luncheon in four cities across the state of Texas: Dallas, San Antonio, Austin, and Houston. This annual luncheon allowed attendees to share best practices in the areas of diversity and inclusion. A number of individuals and corporations were also recognized for their contributions to the improvement of workplace...

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TXDC Recognizes 2016 DiversityFIRST™ Award Winners

Inclusive Leadership: Moving Business Forward The Texas Diversity Council held its 12th Annual DiversityFIRST™ Awards Luncheon in four markets across the state, which included participants with diverse ethnicities, backgrounds and experiences, in order to share best practices in the areas of diversity and inclusion. It was also a time to recognize individuals and organizations for their leadership, achievement, and commitment to diversity and inclusion. Congratulations to all of our winners below. Greater Dallas (September 15, 2016): Luncheon Keynote Speaker Monica R. Alonzo Mayor Pro Tem Dallas City Counil District 6   Individual Award Winners – Rick Gomez, AT&T –...

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TXDC Celebrates 13th Annual Diversity & Leadership Conference

The 13th Annual Texas Diversity and Leadership Conference will be held April 19 through April 21, 2017 at the Westin Houston, Memorial City. This unique three day conference focuses on professional development, community, and premium networking. This year’s theme will be Fostering Equity through Inclusion. The three day event will be filled with training, informative sessions, exciting networking opportunities and open panel discussions and workshops. Over 30 speakers will be in attendance, highlighted by keynote Dr. Cornel West, PhD., Professor of Philosophy and Christian Practice, Union Theological Seminary, Professor Emeritus, Princeton University. A number of business executives will also...

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TEXAS LAUNCHES LGBTA SUMMIT SERIES FOR 2017

The Texas Diversity Council will host its Inaugural LGBT-Allies Diversity Summit Series in 2017. The purpose of this event is to promote the advancement of work place equality for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender people while also providing value to today’s leading organizations. “This summit presents resources and information to elevate the conversation regarding LGBT equality,” said Dennis Kennedy, Founder & Chair of the National Diversity Council. “Our hope is that this type of dialogue encourages everyone to check their bias and advocate for inclusion in the workplace.” Together with our speakers, we will explore the importance of the...

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Latino Leadership Conference Returns to Texas in 2017

The Council for Latino Workplace Equity (CLWE) will be returning to Texas for its 3rd Annual Latino Leadership Conference to be held in San Antonio. The Latino Leadership Conference is a premier leadership development event. This annual gathering of entrepreneurs, executives, innovators, educators, policy makers and outstanding students is designed to foster change and opportunity within the Latino community. The event will offer powerful and insightful sessions by nationally recognized speakers on current and emerging leadership and business topics. It will also provide invaluable networking opportunities for attendees from across the country. The theme of the 2017 conference is...

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2018 Publication Calendar

First Quarter
February 23

Second Quarter
May 25

Third Quarter
August 24

Fourth Quarter
November 2

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