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Do Houston’s Workplaces Reflect the City’s Diversity?

(Above: Panelists discuss diversity in the workforce (L-R): Bruce Ruzinsky, partner and chair of the diversity committee at the Jackson Walker law firm; Ivette Mayo, president of Yo Soy I Am, LLC; and Dennis Kennedy, founder of the National Diversity Council. Photo: Derek Stokely | Houston Public Media) The Greater Houston region is well-known for […]

GHP Event - Diversity Panel(Above: Panelists discuss diversity in the workforce (L-R): Bruce Ruzinsky, partner and chair of the diversity committee at the Jackson Walker law firm; Ivette Mayo, president of Yo Soy I Am, LLC; and Dennis Kennedy, founder of the National Diversity Council. Photo: Derek Stokely | Houston Public Media)

The Greater Houston region is well-known for its diversity, but do our workplaces reflect that? How do we define diversity in the workplace? What are ways in which companies could be more diverse? Why is diversity in the workplace important?

We examine this question with three panelists:

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