diversity

Deloitte’s New DEI Institute Announced at Westlake’s Deloitte University

by | May 17, 2022
Deloitte University—the financial services and consulting giant's 'cultural home' in the Fort Worth suburb of Westlake—will be a key site for impactful events of Deloitte's new DEI Institute.

Launched with a goal of pursuing "sustained equity and belonging for all," the institute will "convene and collaborate with organizations and thought leaders to share resources and accelerate impact," says Dan Berner, Deloitte's North Texas managing partner.
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Executive Director of DFW’s Urban Land Institute: How CRE Professionals Can Help Build ‘Sustainable, Thriving Communities’
by | Apr 7, 2022

As the relatively new executive director of the Urban Land Institute Dallas-Fort Worth, Tamela Thornton promotes dialogues and actions in commercial real estate that lead to transformed communities. ...

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GMC and General Motors Team Up With Dallas-Based Marcus Graham Project To Increase Diversity in Media, Marketing, and Advertising
by | Sep 28, 2021
The automaker brands will sponsor the Marcus Graham Project's annual iCR8 Boot Camp for three years starting in 2022—the organization's 15-year anniversary. The bootcamp will provide real-world exposure and experience to diverse marketing and media aspirants, helping them bolster meaningful industry careers.
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ShearShare founders Courtney and Tye Caldwell
Capital Factory Announces $100K Investment Challenge for Annual Black in Tech Summit
by | Dec 16, 2020
Past Investment Challenge winners include McKinney-based ShearShare, Houston-based GroupRaise, and Austin-based Journey Foods. Applications are open now until Jan. 22.
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Tech-Centric Timmy Awards Announces Winners of First Annual Dallas Event

by | Oct 15, 2020
On Oct. 29, the Dallas winners will compete on the national stage for the chance to win a National Timmy Award.
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Robotics Education and Competition Foundation Receives $750K from Texas Workforce Commission
by | Sep 16, 2020
The grant will be used to give thousands of Texas students access to robotics and STEM learning resources.
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TWU Ranks Top in Texas and Fifth Nationally for Ethnic Diversity, According to U.S. News
by | Sep 15, 2020
TWU's chancellor says diversity and lived experience are drivers for innovation.
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Texas Women’s Foundation Board Announces New Directors and a Chair Elect

by | Aug 25, 2020
Texas Women's Foundation is leading a legacy of inclusion, including with its members: women of color and people who identify as LGBTQ make up 49 percent of the board and 53 percent of staff. It's one of the most diverse and powerful boards in the region, according to its board chair.
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Dallas Engineering Firm Presents $50,000 Gift for UT Dallas Diversity Scholars Program
by | Aug 5, 2020
Dallas-based engineering design, consulting, and professional services firm Mbroh Engineering's gift will create the first endowed scholarship for the Diversity Scholars Program at the University of Texas at Dallas.
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Thriving in a Diverse New World
Signature Traits of Inclusive Leadership
by | Aug 4, 2020
A Q&A with Deloitte’s Dan Berner and Beth Gerwe.
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Black in Business: North Texas Entrepreneurs Give Advice, Share Perspective, and Open Dialogue

by | Jun 22, 2020
In this series, we speak with five local founders on what you can do to join the fight against social injustice.
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In the Face of Change, Black Entrepreneurs in North Texas Step Up. Here’s How You Can Too
by | Jun 12, 2020
In this series, we speak with six local founders on what it means to be Black in business—and what you can do to join the fight against social injustice.
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Leaving a Legacy: How Frito-Lay’s Ciara Dilley Champions a Future for Female Founders
by | Jun 8, 2020
We spoke with the VP of Transform & Innovation for Frito-Lay North America on why she thinks supporting female entrepreneurs is more important now than ever.
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