Money talks. Diverse companies see a cash flow that is 2.5 times higher than their non-diverse counterparts. When leadership is diverse, companies can outperform their competitors and experience revenue increases. Committing to diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) requires buy-in and, for some organizations, breaking the status quo. Community leaders Sabah Cambrelen, Ron Arguello, Michelle Campbell, and Shannon Jones shed some light on how to incorporate DEI practices into the hiring process during the latest event in CU Denver’s Multicultural Business Series. Read more
Research shows that companies with diverse employees are more profitable and have higher customer numbers than their less-diverse counterparts, making CU Denver’s first annual Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Symposium both timely and essential. Several DEI practices can help create more inclusive companies within the business context. The Symposium’s keynote speaker, Captain Royce James, highlighted the framework for creating and sustaining diverse workforces. Read more
Verna Meyers said, “Diversity is inviting someone to the party, and inclusion is asking them to dance.” Loren Hudson, Sr. Vice President & Chief Diversity Officer at Comcast Cable, has directly applied that invitation to her organization. Hudson has opened her metaphorical dance card, ensuring every team member is seen, heard, and welcomed through impactful services, meaningful conversations, and challenging the status quo. Read more
The holidays can be an exciting time of year for many in America. Diwali, Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, you name it. These celebrations are a reminder of the rich diversity in the U.S. and can provide a reflective time of thankfulness. However, for many others, the holidays are a time of grieving, an effort to heal from historical traumatic events against their communities. Read more
Saturday, October 15, marks the last day of Hispanic Heritage Month, a period of recognition of the legacy of the Hispanics and celebration of the Hispanic culture in the United States. CU Denver is proud to have a diverse community composed, among many others, of Latinx individuals.
At the Business School, Hispanic Heritage Month is another opportunity to support minorities and lower barriers to success. Read more
Finding Her Own Path at CU Denver
CU Denver students are known for their diversity and eagerness to learn. Mimi Stockton is the perfect example of the resilient and ambitious Lynx community.
Tuning in remotely from Michigan, Mimi is continuing her pursuit for a career that challenges her, allows her to grow, and gives back to the community. Read more