Greetings from the Founder,

Dennis Kennedy

Dennis KennedyAs founder of the National Diversity Council, I would like to welcome you to the fourth and final edition of the 2013 Texas Diversity Council Newsletter. As the winter holidays approach, I invite you to look back on all our events and programs from this past year and learn how you can become more involved with the council's work in 2014.

Mayor Nelda Martinez Empowers Corpus Christi Area Young Women

The Texas Diversity Council launched the Inaugural Corpus Christi Young Women's Leadership Symposium (YWLS) on Saturday, December 7, 2013. The event was held from 7:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m. at the Del Mar College-West Campus.

Texas Diversity Council Recognizes 2013 DiversityFIRST Award Winners

The Texas Diversity Council held its 2013 DiversityFIRST Awards Luncheon in four markets across the state, which included participants with diverse ethnicities, backgrounds and experiences, in order to share best practices in the areas of diversity and inclusion. It was also a time to recognize individuals and organizations for their leadership, achievement, and commitment to diversity and inclusion.

Texas Diversity Council Celebrates 10th Year Anniversary in 2014

HispanicDennis Kennedy has an unwavering passion to ensure that all individuals receive equal opportunities in the workplace regardless of race, ethnicity, gender, religion, and sexual orientation. In 2004, he founded the Texas Diversity Council (TXDC) to champion diversity as a business imperative, with a primary goal to turn all communities into inclusive environments where individuals are valued for their talents and unique characteristics and have opportunities to reach their full potential.

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January 18, 2014 Central Texas Young Women's Leadership Symposium
Austin, TX

March 6, 2014 Gulf Coast Women in Leadership Symposium
Houston, TX

March 27, 2014 Greater San Antonio Women in Leadership Symposium
San Antonio, TX

March 28, 2014 Central Texas Women in Leadership Symposium
Austin, TX

March 29, 2014 Gulf Coast Young Women's Leadership Symposium
Houston, TX

April 30-May 2, 2014 10th Anniversary Diversity & Leadership Conference
San Anotonio, TX

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