We are very excited to share that Sodexo has joined our Board of Directors. During our Quarter 3 BOD meeting, Board members decided to cap our Board at 35. We are currently specifically seeking BOD members who are based in Tallahassee, Jacksonville, Southwest Florida, and Orlando.
Dr. Arthur F. Kirk, Jr., has been president of Saint Leo University since 1997, and has guided the institution to its impressive level of enrollment with more than 16,000 students, including those who service in our armed forces, reservists, veterans, and their families. Dr. Kirk has worked along with members of his administration to strengthen the educational opportunities Saint Leo makes available to the military community.
There is more driving businesses to adopt LGBT-friendly workplace policies than ethics; for companies, having inclusive policies means louder “cha-chings!” in their cash registers.
What makes a great leader? What do they do that is so different? What traits do they have that helps them excel at this high level? There are specific traits that great leaders have in common. These traits can be learned and developed.
United Nations Day is celebrated annually on October 24. On this day in 1945, the five permanent members of the Security Council (France, China, Soviet Union, United States and United Kingdom) ratified the UN Charter. As of 2013, the United Nations General Assembly has 193 member states with South Sudan being the newest member added to the group.
Sep 15, 2012College Diversity SummitMiami, FL
Oct 5, 2012Tampa Bay Women in Leadership SymposiumTampa, FL
Aerotek, headquartered in Hanover, Md., is a leading provider of technical, professional and industrial staffing services. Established in 1983, Aerotek is an operating company of Allegis Group, the largest provider of staffing services in the U.S. With a network of more than 200 non-franchised offices throughout the U.S., Canada and Europe, Aerotek is committed to developing a workforce that is diverse, inclusive and representative of the communities in which we serve.
On Saturday, August 11, the Southwest Florida Chapter of the Florida Diversity Council along with title sponsor, Hodges University, held the first Men of Vision and Excellence (MOVE) conference. This event, designed to reach middle/high school, college, and young professional men, was conducted at the Ritz-Carlton Tiburon Golf Resort in Naples. This conference, the first of its kind, attracted more than 100 attendees.
The Florida Diversity Council will be hosting its annual Women in Leadership Symposiums in Orlando, South Florida, Southwest Florida, and Tampa Bay in October. The purpose of the Women in Leadership Symposium is to empower and celebrate the successes of local women in the workplace and community.
INROADS, the national non-profit organization that has placed students in over 127,000 corporate paid internships since 1970, held their annual Frank C. Carr National Day of Service on July 28th of this year. Nationally, 2,500 interns and Alumni contributed over 10,000 combined community service hours in 40 cities across the country.