Evangel's Eveline Lewis: "Even though some see the negative aspects of diversity – such as communication gaps and resistance to change – companies will do well to acquire strategies that promote an empowerment culture, as well as to foster communication and camaraderie within a diverse workplace."
Multicultural Business Association Executive Director Darline Mabins: "It’s important that when people talk about the opportunities that exist right now, they should be able to see themselves in those spaces."
SBJ Editorial Vice President Eric Olson discusses diversity, equity and inclusion with DEI directors.
More and more workplaces are opening up diversity, equity and inclusion, with some larger organizations hiring executive-level DEI professionals to help maintain high standards in those areas.
Newsmakers in the areas of education, insurance, law, media and nonprofit.
Efactory and Boys & Girls Clubs will host new training for tech skills.
Newsmakers in the areas of banking and finance, education, health care, law, manufacturing, nonprofit and real estate.
An interim Department of Higher Education leader is named.
Zora Mulligan heads up a new role in a campus leadership restructuring.
A new pediatric clinic on wheels will focus solely on the district starting with the 2022-23 academic year.
Kyle Moats is on board at least through May 2026 under the agreement.
The top 12 organizations, a judges’ choice and six individuals are honored during the annual event.
Efactory and Boys & Girls Clubs will host new initiatives.
Subject to board approval, Brad Bodenhausen would succeed the retiring Jim Baker in a VP role.
SBJ interviews the executive director of the Ozarks Technical Community College Center for Workforce Development.
In the maker space, individuals, nonprofits and for-profit businesses from the region are invited to tinker and create free of charge.
Student Advocacy Services defends rights of special needs students.
Village Pottery Cafe has evolved with opportunities while uniquely offering an artistic experience in Republic.