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Tech industry veteran Damien Hooper-Campbell will join Zoom Video Communications Inc. as its first chief diversity officer, the company announced Thursday, May 28, 2020. The Morehouse College and Harvard University graduate brings more than 15 years of experience in diversity and inclusion, leadership and management coaching, recruiting, community engagement, and finance to Zoom, having previously…

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Corey Smith currently oversees the diversity and inclusion department for Major League Baseball. With 25 years in procurement and 20 years in diversity, Smith is an expert in strategic sourcing, supplier diversity and overall diversity and inclusion. Rolling out spoke with the Columbia University graduate about how he increases awareness of major league baseball in…

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Jessica M. Taylor is the external engagement lead for diversity and inclusion at Toyota Motor North America. With more than 10 years in diversity initiatives, education and the nonprofit sector, Taylor manages a variety of diversity initiatives, including talent sourcing, scholarship programming and brand alignment. She also oversees the North American Advisory Councils for all…

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The Howard University School of Business has launched its new Executive Certification in Diversity Coaching program. The mission is to offer a high-value, industry-leading program that disrupts how executive coaching is presented, embraced, practiced and executed. Program participants will receive a world-class education, best practices and market-ready strategies to enable them to make an indelible…

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Ezinne Kwubiri is a change agent, diversity leader, innovator and ally. She began her career in diversity and inclusion at Viacom Media Network, where she lead project execution and people management as the senior director of global business service. Kwubiri, now at fashion retailer H&M, is the first head of inclusion and diversity for the…

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Lori George Billingsley has been named the new chief diversity and inclusion officer at The Coca-Cola Company. Her appointment took effect Monday, Oct. 1. A Howard University graduate and dynamic corporate executive, Billingsley will bring exceptional skills, experience and passion to her new role as she leads the company’s Global Diversity and Inclusion Center of Excellence, including the…

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Minneapolis is set to host Super Bowl LII on Sunday, Feb. 4, 2018, at U.S. Bank Stadium. It’s only the second Super Bowl in Minneapolis, which previously hosted Super Bowl XXVI in 1992 at the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome, which was torn down in 2013. History makers understand how to create something distinctive and different. And Minneapolis is…

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Ray Seville is the underwriting manager at KMOJ radio. “I’ve been here for 12 years and I have a team of about 13 people who do underwriting and sales for me,” he says about his role. Leading sales at KMOJ is an important role. Seville expounds, “It’s number one here because we’re a community station…

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When U.S. Bank’s administrators selected Ken Charles to lead their global talent strategy, it’s because they had full confidence he would “continue to foster an inclusive and collaborative environment where people want to work and employees want to stay.” Charles joined U.S. Bank from General Mills, where he was responsible for recruiting, culture and engagement, and…

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The Forbes “30 under 30″ list is a phenomenal example of how bright the future is for African American millennials. Forbes has curated a list reflective of our genius. These leaders and culture creators illustrate a rich inclusion and diversity effort. Rolling out’s RIDE Conference speaker alum Everette Taylor, 28, who serves as CEO of…

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As program manager, supplier diversity at Wells Fargo, Tonia Woodbury exemplifies the model of a successful businesswoman. True to herself and the Charlotte, North Carolina, community, she’s involved with several nonprofit organizations. Woodbury took time to speak with rolling out about the bank’s commitment to diversity and inclusion — particularly supplier diversity — as well as the importance of…

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Beauty executive Antoinette Hamilton has had her fair share of careers. The Hampton University graduate’s foray into the professional world was at INROADS, a nonprofit organization that trained students and placed them in corporate internships. She opted for global experience and headed across the Pacific to Japan to teach. Fast-forward seven years and Hamilton lends…

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