Welcome to the third edition of the National Diversity Council newsletter for 2022. Over the course of the third quarter, the National Diversity Council (NDC) hosted the National Healthcare DEI Conference, the National Black Men in Leadership Summit, the National Latino Leadership Conference and the National Disability Inclusion Summit. NDC also hosted the Certified Diversity Professional Program virtually in San Diego, California; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Houston, Texas; Denver, Colorado and Detroit, Michigan with 1,380+ individuals holding the prestigious industry certification.
In July, the Healthcare Diversity Council and the National Diversity Council hosted the third annual National Healthcare DEI Conference on the theme, “Planning our Path to Equity,” in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The conference included over 15 panel sessions on equitable healthcare best-practices and an awards luncheon honoring individuals and organizations in recognition of their exemplary diversity initiatives and efforts in paving the way for equitable healthcare delivery.
In August, the Michigan Diversity Council and the National Diversity Council hosted the National Black Men in Leadership Summit on the theme, “Resilient Leadership: Connection, Community and Contribution” in Detroit, Michigan. The hybrid conference featuring keynote speaker, Dr. Cornel West, professor, philosopher, author and activist focused on leadership development and advancement gathering Black male professionals and allies across industries, job functions and interests.
In September, the Council for Latino Workplace Equity and the National Diversity Council hosted the seventh annual National Latino Leadership Conference on the theme, “Defining Transformational Leadership: Latinos That Inspire, Motivate & Influence” in Miami, Florida. The conference held sessions on best practices for equity and inclusion within the Latino community and hosted an awards ceremony recognizing Top Latino Leaders and Top Employers for Latino Leaders.
In October, the Georgia Diversity Council and the National Diversity Council hosted the National Disability Inclusion Summit on the theme, “Beyond Accomodations: Disability Inclusion as a Company Culture” in Atlanta, Georgia. The conference featured panels and breakout sessions on accessibility and inclusion for varied abilities along with an awards ceremony recognizing National Disability Inclusion Leadership and Ally Awardees.
As the year progresses, we invite you to join us in this journey working towards equity and inclusion for all by keeping up to date at nationaldiversitycouncil.org.
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