• Novartis’ David Epstein: A Diverse Team Can ‘Accomplish Feats Nobody Thought Possible’

    Posted on February 23, 2013 by Violeta Iguchi in Updates.

      “David Epstein, Division Head of Novartis Pharmaceuticals, spoke with DiversityInc CEO Luke Visconti aartis corporate headquarters in Basel, Switzerland, about how diversity impacts innovation, R&D and marketing. Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation is No. 13 on the DiversityInc Top 50.” Here are some excerpts from the interview, as it appeared in DiversityInc.: VISCONTI: Can you connect the company’s focus on […]

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  • Building a Culture of Inclusion at the U.S. Air Force Academy

    Posted on January 28, 2013 by Violeta Iguchi in Updates.

      article by: Adis M. Vila   “The mission of the United States Air Force Academy (USAFA), the youngest of the four service academies, is to educate, train, and inspire men and women to become officers of character motivated to lead the United States Air Force in service to our nation. Nearly four thousand officers, […]

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  • 4th Biennial United Nations Traveling Film Festival, hosted by UW-L

    Posted on January 27, 2013 by Violeta Iguchi in Updates.

      The themes for the documentaries for this year’s UW-La Crosse festival are “Human Dignity” and “Education is a Human Right”. Ranging in length from five to 73 minutes, these documentaries are set in dozens of different locations around the world. They address issues we cannot afford to ignore in our ever more tightly interwoven […]

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  • Cultural Proficiency Training organized by The School District of La Crosse

    Posted on January 27, 2013 by Violeta Iguchi in Updates.

      Date: February 8th Time: 9-11:30am Place: Hogan gymnasium Topic: The first 90 minutes will be a presentation about micro-aggression. How do we recognize it? How do we stop it? The focus will shift to a panel conversation with several multicultural leaders in the La Crosse community. A period of Q&A will be shared.  

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  • 2012 Annual Report

    Posted on January 16, 2013 by Violeta Iguchi in Updates.

     

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  • December 7th 2012 Feedback

    Posted on January 1, 2013 by Violeta Iguchi in Updates.

    Our December event was a great success!  We would like to thank our audience for their spirited participation, willingness to share, take risks and make the experience worthwhile! We would also like to thank our presenter, Lor Lee, for his guidance through a wonderful process of leaving diversity tolerance behind, and the discovery of an […]

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  • The Business Benefits of Diversity – Case Study: Lloyds TSB

    Posted on December 17, 2012 by Violeta Iguchi in Updates.

    “Diversity describes people’s differences. Differences can come from individual characteristics and life experiences, such as where you went to school or where you live. Being married or in a civil partnership, being a parent, your political affiliation, career path or level of income can also influence your personal perspectives. These factors make us react, approach […]

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  • The Concept of Cultural Humility in the Medical Field

    Posted on November 11, 2012 by Violeta Iguchi in Updates.

      “Cultural Humility: People, Principles and Practices,” is a 30-minute documentary by San Francisco State professor Vivian Chávez, that mixes poetry with music, interviews, archival footage, and images of community, nature and dance to explain what Cultural Humility is and why we need it. The film describes a set of principles that guide the thinking, […]

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  • Mental Health in the Workplace

    Posted on October 27, 2012 by Violeta Iguchi in Updates.

    A very well-attended event (around 40 participants) and a great presentation by Don Thomas-Kremmer on the topic of mental health in the workplace, and the role of Employee Assistance Program.  As usual, our participants engaged in interesting conversations, exchanged views, opinions and resources.  We would like to thank our presenter, our participants and everyone who […]

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  • The Shift: Hispanics in America

    Posted on June 16, 2012 by Violeta Iguchi in Updates.

    A very interesting and compelling video showing the change in demographics across the United States. The Shift: Hispanics in America

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