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Bolstering Supply Chain Diversity

Aramark Partnership with Certify My Company
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Recently, we announced a partnership with Certify My Company to assist self-classified suppliers in obtaining third-party diversity certifications.

The partnership furthers our commitment to increase overall spend with small and diverse suppliers to 25 percent by 2025. Our robust supply chain already includes more than 6,000 small or diverse suppliers, about 18 percent of which are third-party certified as diverse. A diverse business is generally defined as one that is 51 percent owned and controlled by women, ethnic minorities, veterans, LGBTQ, or disabled person(s).

Advancing Equity Through Culture and Strategy

By Courtney King Murphy, Director, Strategic Partnerships, CECP
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CECP, over the past few years, has been advancing practices related to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) both inside companies and with our companies’ external partnerships and community programs. In 2018, CECP released a research paper supported by the Walmart Foundation, and a group of companies continued to explore these topics through an Accelerate Community focused on Diversity and Inclusion. Simultaneously, Dr.

National Diversity Council Partners With Wynn Las Vegas to Host 2019 Women in Leadership

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LAS VEGAS, December 9, 2019 /3BL Media/ – The National Diversity Council (NDC) hosted the 2019 Women in Leadership Symposium in partnership with Wynn Las Vegas,  featuring the theme “Center Stage: Standing Out and Speaking Up” on Tuesday, December 3. The event featured topics such as leveraging intersectionality in the workplace, defeating gender-based harassment in the workplace and silencing self-doubt: how to overcome imposter syndrome. 

National Diversity Council to Kick Off Legal Diversity Week, Recognizing Top 50 Women Lawyers

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HOUSTON, October 16, 2019 /3BL Media/ - The National Diversity Council (NDC) will kick off  Legal Diversity Week, announcing the 2019 Top 50 Women Lawyers on Tuesday, October 29 from 8:30-10:30 a.m. at the Marriott Marquis Houston. The breakfast will recognize and celebrate a distinctive list of female lawyers who mold and impact the legal industry with their insight and leadership.

National Diversity Council to Host Top 50 General Counsel Dinner, Featuring Former U.S. Attorney General, Eric Holder for Legal Diversity Week

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HOUSTON, October 15, 2019 /3BL Media/ – The National Diversity Council (NDC) will host a top 50 general counsel dinner, featuring former U.S. attorney general, Eric Holder, who served from 2009-2015 under the Obama Administration. The 2019 top 50 general counsel, a distinctive list of executives, partners and professionals who impact the legal  industry will also be honored. This event will take place during NDC’s legal diversity week, at the Marriott Marquis Houston on Wednesday, October 30 from 7:30-9:30 p.m. 

The Power of Purpose: How Hallmark CMO Lindsey Roy Found Meaning Through Trauma (Part 2)

By Afdhel Aziz
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Hallmark Cards CMO Lindsey Roy’s life changed forever when a tragic boating accident almost took her life–and left her with an amputated left leg, severely injured right leg and injured right arm.

Sodexo Recognized by LATINA Style, Inc. as one of the Top 50 Companies of the Year

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GAITHERSBURG, Md., September 25, 2019 /3BL Media/-- Sodexo, a food services and facilities management company committed to improving Quality of Life, announced today that it has been selected as one of the Top 50 Companies of the Year by LATINA Style, Inc. The full list of companies has been published in the August issue of LATINA Style Magazine.

A Dream Deferred

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What happens to a dream deferred?

Does it dry up like a raisin in the sun?
Or fester like a sore-
-and then run? 
Does it stink like rotten meat? 
Or crust and sugar over- 
-like a syrupy sweet? 

Maybe it just sags 
like a heavy load. 

Or does it explode?

- Langston Hughes, 1959, ‘Dream Deferred’ (Harlem) from The Panther & the Lash

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