Diversity Matters

Diversity DOES Matter

As a professional, you will be entering the most diverse workforce ever and your voice is important… Diversity Matters! It will be important to understand how top organizations value all dimensions of diversity including gender, race, sexual orientation, values, preferences, beliefs, socio-economic and communication styles.

Diversity Matters is an all-inclusive event that brings students and employers together for career success. This optimal networking opportunity allows students to ask questions of representatives at top-notch organizations and learn about their diversity programs, recruiting initiatives, and potential positions. The Diversity Matters event will begin with a brief keynote address by Dr. Jose Villalba, Chief Diversity Officer at Wake Forest University. Followed by each participating student individually connecting with employers and sharpen professional skills through rotational and open networking. This is an opportunity to have devoted access to decision makers at Fortune 500 companies including:

Abercrombie & Fitch, American Enterprise Institute, Belk, Capco, Charles Aris, Corning, Deloitte, Dimensional Fund Advisors, Dish Network, EY, FactSet Research Systems, General Mills, GlaxoSmithKline, GLG, Red Ventures, Sonoco Products Company, Teach for America, Vanguard, Wells Fargo – Securities, Vanguard Doors will open at 5:15 pm and light refreshments and hors d’oeuvres will be served.

Upon registering expect to receive a survey on August 27 requiring your company selections. Completing this survey is mandatory to retain your registration.