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Obama Declares June LGBT Pride Month

Last night, President Obama put pen to paper and by Presidential Proclamation declared June 2016 LGBT Pride Month. The White House released the following: Since our founding, America has advanced on an unending path toward becoming a more perfect Union. This journey, led by forward-thinking individuals who have set their sights on reaching for a brighter tomorrow, has never been easy or smooth. The fight for dignity and equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people is reflected in the tireless dedication of advocates and allies who strive to forge a more inclusive society. They have spurred sweeping...

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First Ever White House Foster Care & Technology Hackathon

At the heart of the American story is the simple truth that all children should have a fair chance at success, no matter who they are or where they come from. Central to this promise of opportunity is the love and support of a family – which all children deserve, but not enough have. On any given day, there are over 400,000 children in our nation’s foster care system with over 100,000 waiting to be adopted. Every year, 23,000 of these youth will age out of the system never having found a permanent home. Young people who age out...

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Tech Women Dinner

On October 13, 2016, the National Diversity Council is celebrating the most powerful women in technology right in the heart of Silicon Valley at the Hyatt Regency. The theme of the night is “Women in Tech: Inventors, Innovators and Entrepreneurs”. Dennis Kennedy, Founder and Chairman of the National Diversity Council explains, “These women are the most prominent leaders, and they have reached the top of their profession by being effective leaders in their organization. They drive change, innovate, and inspire others to succeed while contributing to business growth.” There is no shortage of those in the Council’s selection of...

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Distinguished CIOs: Nominations

The Chief Information Officer has become the point-man for innovation and the forerunner of change within today’s organizations, inexorably linked to this information generation of rapid progress. As the role of technology has shifted, so too has the role of the CIO. ‘Big Data’ is the watchword, with the volume and importance of information increasing with torrential force. Today’s CIO must be equipped to leverage that information towards a greater strategy of organizational growth and success. The National Diversity Council is proud to recognize the executives who are doing just that. Our criteria for Distinguished Chief Information Officer are...

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National CIO Symposium

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