Robyn LeBron is a member and contributor to WorldAnglican.com. She is the Manager-Moderator of Interfaith Professionals on LinkedIn where she advances the interfaith movement by connecting interfaith groups to maximize their efforts. Robyn is the author of two books, Searching for Spiritual Unity…Can There be Common Ground?and The Search for Peace in Times of Chaos.
Regional diversity is a major factor in today’s world but how often do we include it in our training? The US Southeast is a poster child for the regional-national-global culture clashes that we are all experiencing. Check out my Going Southern video podcast and my interview with CSPAN-BOOK TV. Scroll down and take advantage of my holiday discount offer of my e-book, Going Southern: the No-Mess Guide to Success in the South.
Diversity includes multi-talented women with surprising career paths. With an acting career spanning over 40 years, Carol is best known for her role as Cindy Walsh in Aaron Spelling’s Beverly Hills 90210, among many other TV credits. She has also been seen on stages in New York, including the original Broadway production of Gemini, Los Angeles, and regional theater.
A Harvard graduate, she became a Licensed Marriage and Family therapist in 2001.
Dr. Elwood Watson: Professor of History and African American Studies at East Tennessee State University. His areas of specialty are in 20th Century Post World War II U.S. History, African American History, African American Studies, Gender Studies, Popular Culture, and ethnographic studies. He is one of the editors of Mentoring Faculty of Color: Essays on Professional Development and Advancement in Colleges and Universities. He is the recipient of the Faculty Teaching Award and Faculty Distinguished Research Award from the College of Arts & Science.
Mauricio Velasquez is the President & Founder of Diversity Training Group (DTG). In this follow-up interview(CLICK to see Part 1), he provides an update on the current and emerging diversity issues in the 2017 workplace and an analysis of their increasing intensity. With more than 25 years experience in diversity field, Mauricio is a mover & shaker in the business, government, and education sectors. He is a regular contributor of articles to the American Diversity Report.
Jim Woods is President of Woods Kovalova Group, a Diversity and Leadership Management consulting firm located in Denver. We believe that tackling big thorny challenges requires big unconventional ideas. We provide boundary-pushing proposals for changing the way organizations work and leaders lead.
CLICK below to hear Jim analyze trends and advise how leaders should approach diversity today.
David B. Grinberg is a strategic communications expert, brand ambassador, and featured blogger. His 25-years of work experience includes The White House, Congress (Office of House Majority Leader), Office of Management and Budget (OMB), and U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC).
Deborah Levine interviews David about his media management work during Hurricane Katrina, the Oklahoma City bombing, and the destruction of NYC Twin Towers on 9/11. David shares his federal experience as well as his advice for the private sector.
Dr. Bryan Samuel is the Director of the Office of Equity & Inclusion at the University of Tennessee/ Chattanooga. In this interview with Deborah Levine, Dr. Samuel discusses the inclusion efforts at UTC including plans for an upcoming campus-wide conference.