Northrop Grumman – Mission Systems Diversity & Inclusion Leadership Council

Company: Northrop Grumman Diversity Team Name: Mission Systems Diversity & Inclusion Leadership Council Diversity Team Leader: Roshan Roeder Website: www.northropgrumman.com   To pioneer a new path forward in innovation and technological advancements, Northrop Grumman believes diversity in its employees defines possible. The Northrop Grumman Mission Systems (MS) Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) team has put forth… Read the full article

Phillips Lytle LLP – Phillips Lytle Diversity & Inclusion Committee

Company: Phillips Lytle LLP Diversity Team Name: Phillips Lytle Diversity & Inclusion Committee Diversity Team Leader: Sandra E. Langs Website: www.phillipslytle.com   At Phillips Lytle, we recognize that our ability to deliver the highest level of client service comes from having the benefit of our inclusive culture. The Phillips Lytle Diversity & Inclusion Committee is… Read the full article

Reed Smith LLP – Reed Smith D+I Committee

Company: Reed Smith LLP Diversity Team Name: Reed Smith D+I Committee Diversity Team Leader: John Iino Website: www.reedsmith.com/en   Since 2001, Reed Smith has had an enterprise- wide, formal and robust Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) program in place, led by our global chair and supported by the firm-wide D&I committee. Over the past several years,… Read the full article

Salt River Project – Salt River Project Supplier Diversity Team

Company: Salt River Project Diversity Team Name: Salt River Project Supplier Diversity Team Diversity Team Leader: Patricia Pyle Website: www.srpnet.com   Salt River Project is a political subdivision of the state of Arizona and is a Federal Reclamation Project established by the Federal Reclamation Act of 1902. Delivering water and power to two million customers.… Read the full article

St. Elizabeth Healthcare – Diversity and Inclusion Advisory Council

Company: St. Elizabeth Healthcare Diversity Team Name: Diversity and Inclusion Advisory Council Diversity Team Leader: Alieu Nyassi Website: www.stelizabeth.com   The creation of the Diversity and Inclusion Advisory Council (DIAC) at St. Elizabeth Healthcare provides strong, genuine, and caring leadership throughout our organization. In the last two years, a charter was implemented to define the… Read the full article

Tech Data – Tech Data Diversity & Inclusion

Company: Tech Data Diversity Team Name: Tech Data Diversity & Inclusion Diversity Team Leader: Calvin (Cal) Jackson Website: www.techdata.com   Tech Data’s D&I program is focused on increasing its global strategy. Tech Data executives are provided with roles that engage their leadership and provide learning opportunities at all levels. Strong executive leaders are also integral… Read the full article

Ulmer & Berne LLP – Diversity & Inclusion Committee

Company: Ulmer & Berne LLP Diversity Team Name: Diversity & Inclusion Committee Diversity Team Leader: Inajo Davis Chappell & Timothy J. Downing Website: www.ulmer.com   Diversity and inclusion are cornerstone values at Ulmer, which are continually supported by the efforts of our respected Diversity & Inclusion Committee. The Committee, led by Chair Inajo Davis Chappell… Read the full article

VT LEND University of Vermont Larner College of Medicine – Health Disparities and Cultural Competence (HDCC) Group

Company: VT LEND University of Vermont Larner College of Medicine Diversity Team Name: Health Disparities and Cultural Competence (HDCC) Group Diversity Team Leader: Maria Mercedes Avila, PhD, MSW, MED Website: www.med.uvm.edu/vtlend/home   The Health Disparities and Cultural Competence (HDCC) group was founded in 2015 under a federal grant and since then, the group has secured… Read the full article

Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield – Inclusion Council

Company: Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield Diversity Team Name: Inclusion Council Diversity Team Leader: Chairman and CEO John Forsyth Website: www.wellmark.com   Our Commitment–Wellmark is a committed inclusive company, where each individual is important, respected, and feels a sense of belonging. Every individual will have the opportunity to contribute and develop in ways consistent… Read the full article

The 2020 Diversity Leader Awards

The 12th Annual Diversity Leader Awards PDJ Celebrates the Vision and Courage of this Year’s Diversity Leader Award Recipients The 16 organizations and 18 individuals honored in this issue of PDJ as Diversity Leader Award recipients epitomize the best, brightest, and most committed to diversity, inclusion, and equity. They represent industries such as research, insurance,… Read the full article