Multicultural Media, Telecom and Internet Council

The Business Case for Diversity Part I

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Diversity in the C-Suite, the Boardroom, and Beyond

Description:
Leading corporate diversity chiefs, association leaders, and academic experts
will address current opportunities and challenges to advancing diversity and inclusion on
corporate boards, among senior leadership, and within the broader workforce. Attendees
will discover the strategies that various companies are undertaking, and how the corporate
landscape can be revitalized to make diversity a core business objective.
Moderator:
Brent A. Wilkes, National Executive Director, League of United Latin American
Citizens (LULAC)
Remarks:
Ronald C. Parker, President and CEO, Executive Leadership Council
Panelists:
Maria Arias, Vice President, Diversity and Inclusion, Comcast Corporation

Emilio Gonzalez, Vice President for Strategic Alliances, Verizon

Adonis Hoffman, Founder and Chairman, Business in the Public Interest–Advancing
Corporate Trust and Citizenship in Society; Former Chief of Staff and Senior Legal
Advisor, FCC Commissioner Mignon Clyburn

Fred S. Humphries, Jr., Vice President of U.S. Government Affairs, Microsoft
Corporation