Deesha Dyer will talk about “Diversity in the workplace: Creating intentional opportunities for people of color,” the keynote address for International Women’s Day on March 8, 2017 at 5:30 p.m. in the Irvin L. Young Auditorium’s Fern Young Terrace. The talk will be preceded by the annual Women in Leadership ceremony and reception at 4 p.m.
Dyer served as social secretary for the Obama Administration from 2015-2017, and also had served as deputy to her predecessor. Prior to working for the White House she was a freelancer writing about music. You can learn more about her from the Washington Post’s article “Deesha Dyer: How a hip-hop lover from Philly became social secretary.”
You can learn more about related topics using Andersen Library resources! Search for books such as The lost leaders: How corporate America loses women leaders (3rd-floor Main Collection, HD6054.4.U6 H47 2013), Women and public service: Barriers, challenges, and opportunities (online via Taylor & Francis eBooks), and Gender, race, and ethnicity in the workplace: Emerging issues and enduring challenges (Available for UWW students and staff via free UW Request from other UW campus libraries).
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