CEO: Chuck Robbins Headquarters: San Jose, California Website: www.cisco.com Transforming Employment for People with Disabilities Cisco’s Project LifeChanger is creating new possibilities for changing the way the world works, tapping into the potential of people with disabilities and creating unique business opportunities for the company and its partners that... Read more
CEO: Henry N. Nassau Headquarters: New York, NY Website: www.dechert.com Building a Diverse Team of Lawyers Dechert LLP is building upon its diverse team of lawyers to drive business success. As part of this, it’s Junior Associate Boot Camp is forging new relationships and creating a clearer sense for... Read more
CEO: John Miller Headquarters: Spartanburg, South Carolina Website: www.dennys.com Scholarships for Multicultural Students Denny’s is always looking for ways to serve its local communities more than just food. In a commitment to fighting childhood hunger, its Hungry For Education program awards scholarships to multicultural students for their creative and... Read more
CEO: D. Bryan Jordan Headquarters: Memphis, Tennessee Website: www.firsthorizon.com Using Data to Drive Business Results First Horizon National Corp. recognizes the importance of diversity and inclusion. As its customers and communities continue to become more diverse, the company is reinforcing the significance of diversity and inclusion as a key... Read more
CEO: Lash Harrison Headquarters: Atlanta, Georgia Website: www.fordharrison.com Advancing Women in the Law FordHarrison LLP believes in advancing women in the law. At the firm, 36 percent of partners are women, and it stands proud that female lawyers occupy every area of its leadership – practice leaders, office managing... Read more
CEO: Jeffrey Ettinger Headquarters: Austin, Minnesota Website: www.hormelfoods.com Essay Contest Building Partnerships Hormel Foods Corporation understands the value and importance of diversity in all facets of life. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was the embodiment of those important ideals. In an effort to promote his legacy to future generations,... Read more
Chair, Managing Partner: Bill Voge Headquarters: Across the globe Website: www.lw.com Innovative Program for Women Leading global law firm Latham & Watkins LLP recently launched an innovative program for nursing mothers who travel for work – the first of its kind in the legal industry. The Breast Milk Shipping... Read more
CEO: Ted Mathas Headquarters: New York, New York Website: www.newyorklife.com Innovative Communications Program Enhancing Leadership Skills Through an innovative communications program, New York Life Insurance Company is enhancing leadership skills at all levels through voice and presence. The company’s Show Up, Speak Up, Stand Out Program launched in 2016... Read more
CEO: Jay Kellerman (Managing Partner) Headquarters: Toronto, Canada Website: www.stikeman.com Maternity Leave Coaching Program Leading business law firm Stikeman Elliott LLP understands that each woman lawyer has different needs as she progresses through her legal career. Having a child and going on maternity leave can be particularly challenging, as... Read more
CEO: Joseph Shenker (Chairman) Headquarters: New York, New York Website: www.sullcrom.com Increasing Pipeline of Diverse Law Students Sullivan & Cromwell LLP is focused on increasing the pipeline of diverse students seeking careers in the legal profession. The firm works with disadvantaged students at various stages of their academic studies... Read more