Empowering Diversity: Why Leaders Need to Own “Inclusion”
By Amy Hayes and Jamie Hechinger of Russell Reynolds Associates Consultants
Many companies understand "diversity" but struggle to grasp "inclusion" in concrete terms. Corporate talent strategies tend to overemphasize the pipeline as being the barrier and underestimate how culture can catalyze (or deter) the...
Incoming Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine's Cabinet Could be Most Diverse in Ohio History
By Jackie Borchardt, Cincinnati Enquirer
Incoming Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine has assembled one of – if not the most – diverse cabinets in Ohio history.
DeWine has nominated women to a majority of state agency director positions in recent weeks. A handful of the top jobs will be held by African-Americans.
Career In Construction: The Challenges And Opportunities for Women
By Forbes contributor Bonnie Marcus
Eighty percent of U.S. construction firms are currently unable to fill open slots with qualified workers (AGC). As of June, there were 263,000 job openings in the industry (BLS). But here’s the exciting part. In construction, women make 95.7 cents for every dollar a man makes,...
Cleveland Celebrates the Life & Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Courtesy of This is Cleveland.
Cleveland remembers the influence, sincerity, determination and acts of kindness Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. showed the world during his pivotal life and career. And, every year, the city reflects on the life of King by coming together to express ourselves as he did. Join Cleveland as we commemorate what...
Change is Good - Diverse Workforces Enable Companies to Thrive
Article written in Smart Business Online by Stewart Kohl, Co-CEO, The Riverside Co.
Employees with different backgrounds also add innovative new ideas, increase efficiency and keep companies fresh. This is especially important in leadership positions. Studies prove that cognitively diverse teams solve problems faster than...
George Chavel – Sodexo CEO in Action (Leveraging new dynamics)
By Profiles in Diversity Journal
Diversity and inclusion is indeed a central management challenge in today’s global marketplace, but understanding how workforce demographics and workplace needs are changing also provides an opportunity to both support and leverage a multicultural workforce for professional development and meeting...
ACE Mentor Program Luncheon Event – October 17, 2018
Michael Bruder, architect and Executive Director of Facilities Planning and Operations at Kent State, was the guest of honor for the event. Before kicking off his engaging presentation Michael was introduced by Javon Miller, an ACE...
ACE Mentor Program Family Day – December 1, 2018
Cleveland State University Wolstein CenterFormer students of the ACE Mentor Program of Cleveland moved a crowd of prospective students, families, and mentors as they shared their stories of educational and professional advancements at ACE Family Day.ACE Family Day is an event highlighting the successes of past program mentees to recruit and...
3 Ways the Construction Industry is Prioritizing Gender Equality
Written by Kate Beckman, Content Manager at RippleMatch.
NAWIC lends its voice to the gender equality conversation for young professionals."
Not Enough Women at the Table
Blog by Elizabeth McIntyre, Crain's Cleveland Business.
Wouldn't it be great if a decade from now we look back on 2018 as the year Northeast Ohio got serious about finding solutions to what is holding back our region economically?
I posed that question several months ago in a column, after I applauded businessman and...