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23 02, 2022

TuTangeni DaSheek Akwenye Appointed as UVU’s Chief Inclusion and Diversity Officer

By |2022-02-23T15:07:21-07:00February 23rd, 2022|Member News|0 Comments

OREM, Utah ­­— After a nationwide search, TuTangeni DaSheek Akwenye has been appointed chief inclusion and diversity officer (CIDO) and Dr. Rasha Qudisat has been named program director in Utah Valley University’s (UVU) Office of Inclusion and Diversity. As chief officer, Akwenye will lead and promote inclusion, diversity, equity, access, and opportunity across the university and will continue to [...]

30 08, 2021

Speaking on Business: Utah Black Chamber

By |2021-09-20T15:19:19-07:00August 30th, 2021|Blog, Speaking on Business|0 Comments

The Salt Lake Chamber · Speaking on Business: Utah Black Chamber This is Derek Miller Speaking on Business. August is Black Business month and James Jackson, III of The Utah Black Chamber is here to share what the Utah Black Chamber has been up to. JAMES JACKSON At the Utah Black Chamber, our goal is [...]

24 08, 2021

Speaking on Business: InclusionPro

By |2021-09-20T15:21:47-07:00August 24th, 2021|Blog, Speaking on Business|0 Comments

The Salt Lake Chamber · Speaking on Business: InclusionPro This is Derek Miller Speaking on Business. Diversity and inclusion are critical factors that keep businesses competitive. Sara Jones founded InclusionPro in 2017 to help companies amplify inclusion as a core leadership skill and develop diverse and inclusive work cultures to keep our Utah companies competitive. [...]

14 06, 2021

Lyndsy Blonquist: Looking to Improve Diversity? Start with Equity

By |2021-06-14T20:31:40-07:00June 14th, 2021|BWF, Member News, Opinion|0 Comments

As many organizations are turning their attention to equity, diversity, and inclusion activities, so often the starting (and sticking) point focuses on diversity. Why do companies get stuck here? Many times, it’s due to the focus being on checking a box. Unfortunately, just getting the right number of the right bodies doesn’t lead to all [...]

13 01, 2021

Comcast RISE: Marketing and Technology Resources for Your Small Business

By |2021-01-13T21:34:26-07:00January 13th, 2021|Member News|0 Comments

Comcast RISE is a multi-year commitment to provide marketing, creative, media, and technology services to BIPOC-owned small businesses. Comcast recently announced their first round of Comcast RISE recipients that included five Utah small businesses. Learn more about the recipients here.   Comcast is accepting applications for the next phase of RISE now. If your business qualifies, you’ll [...]

15 12, 2020

Gov. Herbert Unveils Utah Compact on Racial Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion

By |2020-12-16T16:55:39-07:00December 15th, 2020|Community News|0 Comments

Declaration of five principles and actions invite individuals, businesses, and organizations to commit to be anti-racist and advance equal opportunity for all SALT LAKE CITY (Dec. 15, 2020) - Gov. Gary R. Herbert joined community leaders on the steps of the Utah Capitol this morning to launch a new compact committing to anti-racist principles and [...]

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