Greetings from the Founder

Dennis Kennedy

Dennis KennedyAs founder of the National Diversity Council, I would like to welcome you to the third edition of the 2012 Louisiana Diversity Council Newsletter. As fall approaches, I am very excited to share with you details about the plethora of upcoming events, which will take place in your community.

Q&A with Kathie Whitley Vice President, Human Resources

How does ADM define diversity? We believe diversity encompasses a variety of different dimensions beyond those most people typically consider, such as race, ethnicity and gender. To us, diversity is also a product of the experiences, backgrounds, relationships people bring to the table.

Three Essential Leadership Skills that Drive Sustainability During Hard Economic Times

Leading a successful organization is hard. Leading a successful organization during years of economic upheaval is even harder. During these trying times, some leaders flourish and others are derailed. When customers are hard to get and keep, profit margins continue to become smaller and employees become stressed and concerned, what competencies do leaders need to mitigate these challenges and succeed in an ever changing environment?


Advisory Board opportunity

Board of Directors opportunity

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Oct 30, 20124th Annual Louisiana Women's ConferenceLouisiana

Nov 16, 2012Louisiana College Diversity SummitLouisiana

Dec 7, 2012Louisiana Leadership RoundtableLouisiana

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