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2012-12-04 16:24:40

NEW YORK, Dec. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Danielle Dorter, SVP, Director of Human Resources at ID Media, an Interpublic Group media agency, has been named an HR "Game Changer" by Workforce Management. The magazine, published by Crain Communications, this week announced the winners of its second annual "Game Changers" awards, which honor innovative and dynamic HR and workplace management professionals under age 40. The publication reaches senior-level HR professionals and C-suite executives at...

2012-12-03 10:41:50

NASA has launched a new website, MissionSTEM.nasa.gov, devoted to broadening the reach of its civil rights technical assistance program. The goal of the site is to increase communication between NASA, its grantee institutions and other stakeholders on civil rights compliance, equal opportunity and diversity in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) programs funded by NASA. NASA awarded approximately $1.2 billion this year in the form of grants and cooperative...

2012-11-30 16:20:18

WASHINGTON, Nov. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA has launched a new website, MissionSTEM.nasa.gov, devoted to broadening the reach of its civil rights technical assistance program. The goal of the site is to increase communication between NASA, its grantee institutions and other stakeholders on civil rights compliance, equal opportunity and diversity in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) programs funded by NASA. (Logo:...

2012-11-19 08:28:12

INDIANAPOLIS, Nov. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- For the seventh consecutive year, Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) has received a 100 percent rating on the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Corporate Equality Index (CEI) - one of three honors the company recently has earned for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) equality in the workplace practices. "We are honored to be recognized among the top companies in the nation for our commitment to diversity and inclusion," said Shaun...

2012-11-14 12:25:47

LAS VEGAS, Nov. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Caesars Entertainment Corporation (NASDAQ: CZR) was awarded its sixth consecutive perfect rating from the Human Rights Campaign's annual Corporate Equality Index. The Corporate Equality Index scores businesses based on lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender workplace policies. "To have received a perfect rating from the Human Rights Campaign Foundation on its Corporate Equality Index for the sixth consecutive year is a great honor," said Fred Keeton,...

2012-10-25 15:22:24

NEW YORK, Oct. 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Weber Shandwick last night received two awards from the Council of PR Firms and PRWeek for its Diversity and Inclusion programs. The Diversity Distinction in PR awards recognize best practices and leadership in promoting ethnic diversity within the PR sector. Weber Shandwick's winning programs included: Best Diversity Initiative - For Recruiting & Retaining Diverse Talent. Weber Shandwick earned top marks in this category that honors...

2012-10-24 11:24:14

NEW YORK, Oct. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Weber Shandwick's Judith Harrison was named to Savoy Magazine's Top Influential Women in Corporate America 2012 list, the publication's list of African American Women achievers. As senior vice president, Staffing and Diversity & Inclusion, Harrison leads the development and execution of diversity and inclusion strategies for the firm. In compiling the list, Savoy Magazine looked at many potential candidates and a variety of "Top 100" listings, and...

2012-10-18 11:23:31

WASHINGTON, D.C., Oct. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Diversity Woman Magazine has released its first annual list of "100 Best Companies for Leadership and Executive Development for Women." The publication compiled the list after canvassing the country and researching Corporate America to find companies that demonstrate they care about female employees with a corporate culture and policies that support and develop women leaders of all races, cultures and backgrounds. As companies were assessed,...

2012-09-14 23:00:11

PRISM International, Inc announced today that 300 council members representing 80 U.S. and global firms will discuss leveraging human capital for increasing their organizational results at the 2012 Diversity Council Conference: Enhancing Performance — Increasing Value October 4th at the Hyatt Regency Crystal City in Washington D.C. Sanford, Florida (PRWEB) September 14, 2012 Linda Stokes, President and CEO of PRISM International, Inc. and host of the inaugural 2012 Diversity Council...

2012-08-06 02:20:35

SOUTHFIELD, Mich., Aug. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- BW Limited LLC and BBK today announced the formation of Diversity Connections LLC (DC). The joint venture will provide minority business enterprises (MBEs), their customers and suppliers in all industries and sectors with a full range of services designed to assist MBEs in meeting the challenges facing them today. In addition, DC will provide MBE customers with a menu of services to strengthen and expand their diversity initiatives while...