Diversity and inclusion with Dennis Kennedy and Angeles Valenciano


Diversity and inclusion are critical factors for any talent champion who wants to succeed in today's world. Dennis Kennedy and Angeles Valenciano, Founder and CEO respectively of the National Diversity Council, talk about where we've been and how far we still have to go in order to create equality in the workplace.

Learn more about the National Diversity Council and the National Women’s Council on their websites.

You can also connect with Dennis Kennedy and Angeles Valenciano LinkedIn.


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About the Author

Diana Thomas

As a proven successful executive, Diana brings decades of experience, expertise and education to her coaching with business executives, teams and learning/talent leaders to increase their impact, inspire committed followership and engagement, and build strong diverse teams that pull together to achieve Winning Results. In addition to coaching, Diana is a partner and trainer with Clean Language for Coaches Resource Center. She is the co-author of the 2018 strategic leadership book, Be More Strategic in Business: How to win through Stronger Leadership and Smarter Decisions. Diana began her career as a McDonald’s restaurant crew member in 1979, and rose to become Vice President of Training, Learning & Development for McDonald’s USA. In this role, she led all aspects of training and development including the restaurant training curriculum at Hamburger University, McDonald’s global training center of excellence.

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