Month: August 2018

2018 Quarter 3 Review – Texas Diversity Council

We would like to welcome you to the third edition of the 2018 Texas Diversity Council Newsletter. We are very excited about our past accomplishments and look forward to our upcoming events in the year. Summer is coming to a close and we are excited to feature several events in the fall. In October, we will be hosting our Best Practices and DiversityFIRST Awards Luncheon across all of our markets. This event will feature best practice sessions on diversity and inclusion as well as an awards luncheon honoring individuals and organizations for their D&I efforts. On November 1, in...

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From the Desk of Board Chairman

The Texas Diversity Council Board of Directors is made up of a multitude of change agents advocating for equal opportunities in the workplace. We want to recognize these individuals for all the work they do within their organizations and their support of the council’s initiatives. To do so, we wanted to sit down and get to know them on a more human level. We will be profiling a member of the board in every edition of our quarterly newsletter. Up first was Chairman of the Board LaMonte Thomas. LaMonte is the President of Cigna’s North Texas and Oklahoma Markets....

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2018 Quarter 3 Review – Illinois Diversity Council

We would like to welcome you to the third edition of the 2018 Illinois Diversity Council Newsletter. We are very excited about our past accomplishments and look forward to our upcoming events in the year. Summer is coming to a close and we are excited to feature several events in the fall. On August 30, we will be hosting our signature event, the Women in Leadership Symposium, in Chicago. This half day event features a panel of female business leaders from various industries discussing leadership best practices, professional development and career progression. Participants will also have a chance to...

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2018 Quarter 3 Review – Ohio Diversity Council

We would like to welcome you to the third edition of the 2018 Ohio Diversity Council Newsletter. We are very excited about our past accomplishments and look forward to our upcoming events in the year. This past August has been a busy one for the council, as we host our Multicultural Roundtables across the state. This half day event is aimed towards development and networking for a diverse group of professionals by highlighting leaders of multicultural backgrounds. It features interactive networking, or ‘speed-networking’, with a business or community leader positioned at each roundtable leading conversation as attendees rotate around the...

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5 Things You Can Do To Boost Women’s Careers with Sponsorship

Women need sponsors, not mentors. These are high level, influential leaders who take a visible and active interest in their careers, acting as their advocates behind closed doors, matching them with opportunities, and grooming them for their next big role. Women have the same ambition as men, and are earning advanced degrees at a higher rate. But women’s potential is less likely to be recognized and developed. And therein lies a problem: we are not good at recognizing potential in women and are uncomfortable with women who openly demonstrate ambition. So, what can we do? Avoid the potential v....

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2018 Publication Calendar

First Quarter
February 23

Second Quarter
May 25

Third Quarter
August 24

Fourth Quarter
November 2

Corporate Partners

To be decided.