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Diversity Inclusion Initiatives

Global Diversity and Inclusion Networking Banquet

The Diversity Networking Banquet the oldest program for Diversity in the Office of Career Services held every spring since 2003 gives employers an opportunity to attend a networking reception followed by dinner with students who are interested in opportunities with their companies. Each year Career Services invites a Keynote Speaker to share their professional experience in regards to Diversity in the World of Work. Some of our speakers have been, Loretta Penn, Former President, Spherion Staffing Services, Anthony Carter, Former Chief Diversity Officer Johnson & Johnson, FCRH ’76, Dr. Claude Magnum Ph.D. Professor Emeritus, Fordham University African American Studies Department, Author Kevin Powell and Congressman Jose É Serrano, Bronx New York.

Global Diversity and Inclusion Summit 

The summit will consist of a keynote speaker, employer panel followed by networking round table discussions for students with employers from different industries.

Global Diversity Employer Presentations

In addition to the conference, Career Services and the Office of Multicultural Affairs have also collaborated in developing and offering employer presentations on diversity in the world of work throughout the academic year concluding with the conference in the spring semesters. Some of our presenters have be PwC, Simon & Schuster and Random House.

For more information please contact Beatrice Rice, Career Services Diversity and Inclusion Committee Chair brice4@fordham.edu