Diversity, Multiculturalism & Inclusion

We’re proud to join in support of diversity, multiculturalism and inclusion (DMI) across the region.

 

Master Class: Power of Diversity, Multiculturalism and Inclusion

Join us in April 2019 for this powerful annual event.

Matchmaking Catalyst

We serve as a matchmaking catalyst by helping to identify opportunities for women owned, minority owned other diverse businesses in the supplier chains of the region’s entire regional business community.

Business Diversity Champion of the Year

Each year, we pay special tribute to someone making a true difference in our region. A Business Diversity Champion is someone who works in their community or organization to promote the cause of diversity and inclusion. This individual(s) has shown exemplary leadership in ensuring that all individuals are included, represented and served. They have supported or pioneered existing projects or programs involving diversity or inclusion.

Past Business Diversity Champion of the Year Award Recipients

2017 – Dr. Craig Hillemeier, Penn State Health
2016 – Homeland Center
2015 – Patricia Husic, Centric Bank
2014 – Maria Thiaw
2013 – Highmark Blue Shield
2012 – Barbara Terry
2011 – Deborah Vereen
2010 – Bonnie Pyett

Regional Collaboration

The following organizations are leading DMI efforts in our region.

African American Chamber of Central PA
www.chamberforus.org

Asian Indian Americans of Central PA
www.aiacpa.org

Governor’s Advisory Commission on Asian American Affairs
www.asianam.state.pa.us

Governor’s Advisory Commission on Latino Affairs
www.gacla.state.pa.us

Governor’s Advisory Commission on African American Affairs
www.africanam.state.pa.us

Hispanic Chamber of Central PA
www.hispanicchambercentralpa.org

Keystone Business Alliance – Central PA’s LGBT Chamber of Commerce
www.keystonebusinessalliance.org

National Black MBA of Greater Harrisburg Chapter
www.nbmbaagh.org