Diversity Press Releases

U.S. Polo Assn. Partners With Palm Beach County to Create a 30-Minute TV & Digital Show 'Women in Polo: The Palm Beaches,' as Part of Its New Women's Initiative 'Inspiring Others'

U.S. Polo Assn. Partners With Palm Beach County to Create a 30-Minute TV & Digital Show 'Women in Polo: The Palm Beaches,' as Part of Its New Women's Initiative 'Inspiring Others'

USPA Global Licensing Inc. (USPAGL), the official licensing arm and broadcaster of the United States Polo Association (USPA), is proud to partner with the Palm Beach County Tourist Development Council (TDC) in sponsoring the new television and digital show “Women…

Boston's 2nd Fierce Urgency of Now Festival Celebrates Young Professionals of Color in a Big Way

Boston's 2nd Fierce Urgency of Now Festival Celebrates Young Professionals of Color in a Big Way

​​​​​City Awake is calling on the city of Boston to wake up...and to wake up ​now​. In his famous "I Have a Dream" speech, Dr. Martin Luther King addressed a crowd amassed along the National Mall to declare: "We have also…

Schwegman Named in Top 25 Firms for Minority Attorneys

Schwegman Named in Top 25 Firms for Minority Attorneys

​​​Schwegman Lundberg & Woessner is pleased to have been recognized as being among the top 25 law firms within its size category in the U.S. for minority attorneys, as reported by Law360 on July 7, 2019. “Both minority and gender diversity…

Venture for America, Uber and UBS Partner Together to Help 300 Women and People of Color Become Entrepreneurs by 2021

Venture for America, Uber and UBS Partner Together to Help 300 Women and People of Color Become Entrepreneurs by 2021

​​Venture For America (VFA), a two-year fellowship program for recent college graduates interested in entrepreneurship and working in a fast-paced, innovative startup environment, announced that it has launched a new initiative called Operation 3 to 300 that will help 300 women…

RespectAbility Launches Disability Inclusion Advocacy Training Series in New York City

RespectAbility Launches Disability Inclusion Advocacy Training Series in New York City

A new training program aimed at empowering women with disabilities begins this month, bringing the lens of inclusion and equality to New York City's civic life. RespectAbility, a national disability advocacy organization, will launch the Inclusion Advocacy Training Series in New York City…

South Bay Religions Come Together in the Name of World Peace

South Bay Religions Come Together in the Name of World Peace

In celebration of the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) Dec. 10, the Church of Scientology in San Jose, California, hosted an interfaith open house and panel discussion attended by college students and members of various faiths. The topics…

New Children's Book That Celebrates Diversity in Architecture Launches on Kickstarter

Norman's Architecture Adventure, a children's book that celebrates diversity in the architecture field, has launched a crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter. "Norman's Architecture Adventure" is about a young African-American boy who wants to be an architect like his mom. She is his inspiration and best friend…

Opportunity Knocks With Doorways, a New Web Application That Connects Diverse Suppliers & Corporations With Business Opportunities

The model for connecting corporations with diverse suppliers has changed little over the past few decades. The cost and time required to attend national conferences and events got the Doorways team thinking about how suppliers, corporations, affiliates and supplier diversity professionals…

Birkman International Receives Women's Business Enterprise Certification

Birkman International, a business specialized in assessing human behavior and perception, is newly recognized as a Women’s Business Enterprise by the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC), the largest third-party certifier of businesses owned and operated by women in the…

Diversity Marks Friendship Day at the Church of Scientology

Diverse Nashville religious communities came together to celebrate the fourth annual Friendship Day Open House on the theme “Many People, One Community” at the Nashville Church of Scientology. The event featured The Way to Happiness, the common-sense moral code written by L.…

Doron Ofir Casting Launches the Search for T.I.'s Next Business Protégé on BET's 'The Grand Hustle'

#NOWCASTING: "THE GRAND HUSTLE." T.I., the legendary mogul, and Grammy award-winning artist is looking for one special person to become his next business protégé. Who has what it takes to become a boss? Are they worthy of a seat at the…

Blockchain With Pride: LGBT Foundation and OST Announce Partnership to Launch Global LGBT+ Ecosystem

OST and the LGBT Foundation, backed by Hornet Networks, are pleased to announce a new partnership to launch an ecosystem powered by OST blockchain technology, to empower, connect and support LGBT+ people all over the world. The LGBT Foundation will…

Periscope Data Recognized as Industry Leader for Inclusion, Diversity and Development Efforts

Periscope Data, the world's first software platform built to address the complete analytics lifecycle, has been recognized by Comparably.com as one of the top companies in the U.S. in several categories in its latest rankings. As a reflection of its…

NEWS: Artists With Autism Involved in 3 of 5 Vfx Oscar Nominations

NEWS: Artists With Autism Involved in 3 of 5 Vfx Oscar Nominations

Exceptional Minds Studio earned screen credit on three of the five Oscar nominated movies in the visual effects category announced by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences yesterday. Exceptional Minds Studio is the industry’s only working visual effects…

Pine Manor College Launches Initiative for Student Success

​Pine Manor College announces the launch of the Initiative for Student Success, a new program that will provide each Pine Manor College student with a personal academic advisor and a personal success coach. Through a collaborative institutional approach, the initiative…

Collaborative Precision Health Research Presented at UCSF and Stanford Research Symposiums

Collaborative Precision Health Research Presented at UCSF and Stanford Research Symposiums

Bridge Clinical Research’s collaborated abstract “Engage Vietnamese, Chinese, American Indian, Latino & African Americans to Understand How Precision Health Research Can Address Health Disparities,” was presented at the 11th Annual Health Disparities Research Symposium hosted by UCSF on Friday, Oct. 13,…

Bring on the Light: Rangam's Employment Training Tool for Uniquely-Abled People

Bring on the Light: Rangam's Employment Training Tool for Uniquely-Abled People

Having access to gainful and sustainable employment opportunities may not be the final answer to all the life challenges that people with disabilities grapple with every day, but it surely does solve a few of them.​ “In the post-truth era,…

Over 600 Muslim and Jewish Women Gather to Rise Up Against Hate

Over 600 Muslim and Jewish Women Gather to Rise Up Against Hate

The Sisterhood of Salaam Shalom held its 4th Annual Conference this past weekend at Drew University in Madison, New Jersey. The theme of this conference was “Rising up Against Hate.” More than 600 Muslim and Jewish women gathered to learn…

Hallandale Beach Hires Its First Female Police Chief From Within Ranks

Hallandale Beach Hires Its First Female Police Chief From Within Ranks

Sonia Quiñones will make history in Hallandale Beach in October, when she becomes the city’s first female police chief. Quiñones currently Major of the Hallandale Beach Police Department, was selected from a field of over 60 candidates. Quiñones has had…

New Children's Book on Diversity is Just What the Doctor Ordered

New Children's Book on Diversity is Just What the Doctor Ordered

Writer and award-winning filmmaker, Alexandria Rose Rizik, is releasing her debut children’s book, “Chocolate Milk,” on September 25th! This is the story of a special cow named Star. When Star is milked for the very first time, Mr. Jones and her…

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