Showing posts from March, 2017

Corporate Spotlight: Theresa Harrison from EY

Heidelberg (born), Memphis (raised), Secaucus (employed) – March’s 2017 Corporate Spotlight brings you Theresa Harrison , Global Diversity & Inclusiveness Procurement Lead at EY. EY is a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, an NGLCC Founding Corporate Partner and nglccNY  Silver Level   Corporate Partner. Theresa is responsible for the design, development and implementation of diverse supplier policies, processes, and procedures, at EY. For Theresa, the path that led to D&I, which she refers to as “a great journey impacting lives,” began in 2000 where she answered an ad for Baker Hughes , an oilfield services company out of Houston, TX, to build and run their supplier diversity program which she did for 4 years. Shortly after, Harrison was recruited by Robert Half to fill the Supplier Diversity role at EY, where she will be celebrating 13 years this June. Surrounding herself with a great team (internally and externally) allows her to e

Non-Profit Spotlight: A Wider Bridge

Building Bridges. Growing a Movement. In 2010, Arthur Slepian Founded A Wider Bridge (AWB) in San Francisco. He created a place where his intersectionality of being American, gay, and Jewish could be used to bring people together. AWB believes there is a unique and powerful connection for all with Israel. They have been hard at work sharing their strong commitment through building relationships and working together. Their goal is to help people find a meaningful connection with Israel, its culture and its people regardless of their religious affiliation. "AWB believes we are all obligated to do our part to create a better world." AWB promotes inclusion and aspires to a world where the lives of all people are celebrated. Arthur Slepian Founder & Executive Director A Wider Bridge “I am a gay man, an American, and a Jew. I am passionate about Israel, devoted to its well-being, and I want to see a resolution to the conflict between Israelis and Palestin