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  • The Executive Leadership Council Helps Secure More than 150 CEOs to Make Unprecedented Commitment to Advance Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace

    A group of more than 150 CEOs from some of the world’s leading companies have signed on to the CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion™, the largest CEO-driven business commitment to advance diversity and inclusion in the workplace. By signing on to this commitment, CEOs are pledging to take action to cultivate a workplace where Read More »

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  • Meet Bernard Coleman, III – Uber’s New Chief Diversity Officer

    When Bernard Coleman III took the job as Uber’s diversity officer in January — after doing the same job in Hillary Clinton’s failed presidential campaign — it’s likely he didn’t expect to be immediately embroiled in what is morphing into one of the car-hailing company’s biggest crises. Now, sources say, he’s the one scrambling to Read More »

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  • Starbucks Set to Add Three New Directors to Board – Making it More Diverse

    Corporate executives often talk about the need for boardroom diversity, but few do much about it. Women still hold slightly less than 20 percent of public corporate board seats. African-Americans hold less than 9 percent, Asians even less, about 5 percent, and Hispanics only about 4 percent. On Wednesday, Starbucks, the coffee giant, plans to Read More »

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  • Prairie View A&M Wins 2016 Ford HBCU Community Challenge; Takes Home $75,000 in Scholarships, Grants

    Four chemical engineering students from Prairie View A&M University in Prairie View, Texas, won top honors at the 2016 Ford Historically Black Colleges and Universities Community Challenge with a software app that enables homeowners to monitor water and energy use in real-time. The innovative app, which helps homeowners adjust their utility use and save money, Read More »

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  • Sam’s Club CEO To Leave Wal-Mart Next Month

    Wal-Mart Stores Inc. said Friday that the chief executive of Sam’s Club will leave the company next month. After five years in the role, Rosalind Brewer is the longest-serving CEO of Sam’s Club, Wal-Mart’s wholesale chain. She is the first female African-American chief executive at the company, and her departure leaves no women or people Read More »

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  • Tiffany & Co. Launches Tiffany Academy for Excellence and Diversity Leadership

    Luxury brand Tiffany & Co. has launched the Tiffany Academy for Excellence and Diversity Leadership. The Tiffany Academy for Excellence and Diversity in Leadership is an exciting new program for high-potential early to mid-career professionals who want to build rewarding careers with Tiffany & Co. Aspiring leaders will begin their journey with an immersive 18-month Read More »

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  • McDonald’s Ends Their “Create Your Taste” Campaign

    Operational simplicity has prevailed over customization. McDonald’s said it has ended its “Create Your Taste” customization platform in the U.S. in favor of the simpler “Signature Crafted Recipes” platform that it began testing in San Diego in February. The story was first reported by Business Insider. The “Create Your Taste” (CYT) platform uses kiosks where Read More »