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Congratulations to one of our Trailblazers! Virginia M. Rometty, will become IBMs new CEO. Rometty will be the 17th woman to sit at the helm of a Fortune 500 company. IBM is listed as number 7 on Diversity Inc’s. top 50 companies for diversity. Vice President of Diversity and Workforce Programs for the IBM Corporation,…
Who doesn’t like to win?! Organizations are constantly in search of new ways to beat the competition. Many have tapped into what continues to be a major competitive edge. That competitive edge is diversity in talent. All companies want talented, competent and committed human capital – or as many organizations refer to them – the…
Across the world, the last several days have been filled with observances of the 10th anniversary of the attack on the United States of America. As we all reflect on that shocking day, I think about how much has changed in ten years and how much has not yet changed as it relates to understanding…
Many companies say they value diversity and inclusion but do little to prove their commitment. For at least the past ten years researchers have reported that diverse workforces that are respected and heard lead to better business results. As reported by The Network Journal, Huffington Post is leading the media industry with their latest organizational…
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Vision, strategy, and metrics—plus a passion for driving outcomes—yield effective and sustainable diversity and inclusion efforts. Filled with proven methods for implementing and sustaining such endeavors, Trailblazers supplies you and your organization with the tools to fully realize the promise of diversity and the power of inclusion.
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