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Building a Culture of Partnership: The CEO and Chief Diversity Officer Relationship

Authored by: Natalie Levkovich, CEO, The Health Federation of Philadelphia; Jose Rodriguez, Senior Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, The Health Federation of Philadelphia; Toya Lawson, Partner, Bridge Partners

The Chief Diversity Officer (CDO) role continues to gain prominence in both the nonprofit and for-profit industries.

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Uncertainty Avoidance

By Dr. Thomas J. Bussen

Think about the future—say, five years from now.

Tackling Unconscious Bias by Un-Biasing the Processes

Tackling Unconscious Bias by Un-Biasing the Processes

By Simona Scarpaleggia

Some weeks ago, I was invited to take part in a panel debate.

New York Life Foundation’s Heather Nesle

Q&A New York Life Foundation’s Heather Nesle Talks Social Justice with PDJ

By PDJ

“While the New York Life Foundation can’t change the entire system alone, we can fund ideas that could lead to larger systemic change,” says Heather Nesle…

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Oracle’s Veteran Internship: Helping America’s Heroes Make The Challenging Transition To Civilian Work

By Gerry Borja, Senior Diversity & Inclusion Program Manager, Oracle

We all know America’s veterans are assets to any organization.

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Marilyn Loden Tribute “glass ceiling”

By PDJ

Marilyn Loden was an American writer, management consultant, diversity advocate, and the person who coined the term “glass ceiling”…

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Each of Us Must Help to Foster an Inclusive Culture

By Yusuf Z. Zakir

My parents immigrated to Canada from East Africa in the 1970s.

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Career Choice: Perpetuating Income and Social Inequality?

By Amanda J Felkey and Dimitra Papadovasilak

We tend to look at the C-suite, with its lack of racial representation, and conclude that racism comes from bias at the top, trickling down the ranks from the white men who make decisions.

Women Invest 29% Less than Men? This Survey Says Yes

Women Invest 29% Less than Men? This Survey Says Yes

By Paula Mariani, Director of user experience at N26

Investing can be a powerful way to safeguard your financial future.

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Cross-Cultural Communication: Beyond Words

By Dr. Thomas J. Bussen

The 19th century Swiss philosopher Ferdinand de Saussure wrote, “In the lives of individuals and of societies, language is a factor of greater importance than any other.ii

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Ensuring Nondiscrimination at Our Nation’s Airports

By: Marcus H. England, Team Lead National Airports Civil Rights Policy & Compliance FAA Office of Civil Rights

Every day, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) works to ensure no traveler faces discrimination at our nation’s more than 5,000 public airports.

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To Women Everywhere: We Must Advocate for Ourselves
[PDJ: Part 4 in a Series]

By Bhavana Bartholf, Chief Digital & Transformation Officer for Microsoft Commercial Solution Areas (Global)

Thank you for joining me on this journey, where I have been sharing my Advocating for Yourself series in Profiles in Diversity Journal.

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Letitia K. James – GXO Logistics, Inc.

GXO Announces Letitia James as Vice President of Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging

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Dionne Wallace Oakley – Freddie Mac

Freddie Mac Names Dionne Wallace Oakley as Chief Human Resources Officer and Chief Diversity Officer

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Darwin Conner – Eversheds Sutherland

Eversheds Sutherland Welcomes Darwin Conner as New US Chief Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Officer

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Westlake man chronicling diversity success stories in workplaces across the country for the last 20 years

CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - In 1999 Jim Rector published the first diversity magazine in the country, which is now recognized internationally.

Karen S. Lynch named the next President and CEO of CVS Health

CVS Health announces CEO transition effective February 2021

Karen S. Lynch named the next President and CEO of CVS Health and Larry J. Merlo to retire in Spring 2021.

PDJ - 2022 Award Winners

2022 Black Leadership Award Winners

2022 Innovations in Diversity Award Winners

  • Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld, LLP - Akin Gump/Robert S. Strauss Diversity & Inclusion Scholarship Program - Year Introduced: 2013
  • Ally Financial - Ally’s Moguls in the Making: Building a New Generation of Entrepreneurs - Year Introduced: 2019
  • Dechert LLP - Dechert and Aspiring Solicitors – Improving access to the law - Year Introduced: 2017
  • Enact Mortgage Insurance - Enact Mortgage Industry Development Program - Year Introduced: 2021
  • Freddie Mac - Freddie Mac Inclusive Content Guide - Year Introduced: 2021
  • Gibbons P.C. - Gibbons Diversity Initiative (GDI) and the Gibbons Cares pro bono program - Year Introduced: 2020-2022
  • New York Life - DE&I Center for Awareness & Advocacy - Year Introduced: 2021
  • Norton Rose Fulbright - Year Introduced: 2021
  • United Rentals - Month of Impact - Year Introduced: 2022

2022 Diverse Lawyers Making a Difference Award Winners

2022 Diverse Organizations Leadership Award Winners

2022 Women Worth Watching® in Leadership Award Winners

2022 Diversity Team Award Winners

  • Ally Financial - Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Team - Reggie Willis
  • Best Best & Krieger LLP - Best Best & Krieger Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Committee - Chief Talent Officer Danielle Sakai
  • Milbank LLP - Milbank LLP Diversity Group - Mikeisha Anderson Jones, Chief Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer
  • Washington Capital Partners - Washington Capital Partners - Giselle Bonzi

2022 Native American/Indigenous Leadership Award Winners

2022 Women Worth Watching® in STEM Award Winners

2022 Asian Leaders Worth Watching Award Winners

2022 Diversity Leader Award Winners

2022 Latino Leaders Worth Watching Award Winners

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