What is inclusion? What are some characteristics of an inclusive leader? Missouri State University Chief Diversity Officer Wes Pratt answers these questions and more on Training Industry. … [Read more...] about A focus on inclusion in business
Every year in February, people all across the country observe Black History Month, also known as African American History Month. This month grew out of Negro History Week in the mid-1920s. Missouri State University will host several events and activities on campus to highlight the accomplishments and culture of the Black community. Wes Pratt, MSU’s chief diversity officer, … [Read more...] about Paying homage to Black History
It’s clear that organizations benefit from diversity and inclusion initiatives. Leading those initiatives is typically a chief diversity officer (CDO). What’s a CDO’s role and how do you become one? Missouri State University Chief Diversity Officer Wes Pratt shares some insights with Training Industry. … [Read more...] about How do you become a chief diversity officer?
Since 2013, the Collaborative Diversity Conference (CDC) has shared Missouri State University’s commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion to area leaders and businesses. The 2019 conference theme, “Bridging the Cultural Divides,” continues that mission. “The conference gives us an opportunity to showcase programs, projects and efforts that promote the value of inclusion,” … [Read more...] about Bridging the cultural divides
February is Black History Month in the U.S. How and why should employers show their commitment to diversity and inclusion in the workplace? Wes Pratt, chief diversity officer at Missouri State University, shares his perspective with HRCI. … [Read more...] about Honoring Black History Month in the workplace