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Rosalind Reese promoted to program director for St. Louis Business Diversity Initiative

The St. Louis American | June 16, 2017

“… was promoted to program director for the St. Louis Business Diversity Initiative at the St. Louis Regional Chamber. She will oversee the administration and coordination of all aspects of the Initiative Fellows Program. The Initiative Fellows Program is designed to address the interest and challenges of professionals of color, and establishes a framework to enhance leadership capacity.”

Business Diversity Initiative graduates 10th fellowship class

The St. Louis American | By Rebecca Rivas | October 13, 2016

St. Louis Business Diversity Initiative“Who I was before the amazing, life-changing transformational program was, quite frankly, a person who followed,” said Butler, interim vice president of inclusion, diversity and community liaison at St. Louis College of Pharmacy. “Unless you know your own mission, you’re always going to be following someone else’s.”

 

 STL Business Diversity Initiative marks ten years of minority inclusion efforts

The St. Louis American | By Rebecca Rivas | October 13, 2016

STL Business Diversity Initiative marks ten years of minority inclusion efforts

“We look at providing exceptional programming and exceptional service,” Patton said. “That speaks to why we’ve had continual growth in 10 years.”

 

 

 

 

Meet the Young Leaders: Jasmine Davis

The St. Louis American | February 25, 2016

“The SLJasmine DavisBDI Fellows program had a valuable takeaway at every session. Every month you were able to take at least one thing and implement it in your journey. One of the common themes was to be authentic. We are often made to believe that we have to look or act a certain way to be successful and because of societal norms, there is some truth to that statement. However, you should never compromise yourself and what you believe in to become successful. Your authenticity is what makes you unique, and what will be your distinguishing characteristic, so own it.”