• CSR Awards: Diversity

    Presented by: City & State CSR

     Mar 30, 2017

     New York, NY

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Time & Date:
Thursday, March 30th
8:00am – 10:00am

The 3 West Club
3 West 51st Street
New York, NY 10019

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Join City & State CSR on March 30th for our Diversity breakfast awards ceremony celebrating the honorees and companies that advance diversity. 

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Rev. Al Sharpton, Founder & President, National Action Network

EMCEE: Saundra Thomas, Vice-President of Community Affairs, WABC-TV

Remarks by Aleida M. Frederico, Chair of the TD Bank Metro NY Regional Diversity Council

The event will include a 30-minute “Thought Leadership” discussion panel focused on innovative Corporate Social Responsibility initiatives for workplace diversity and inclusion; supplier diversity and procurement; and supply chain management. 

Panelists Include:

  • Tunisha W. Walker, Senior Vice President, Capalino+Company (moderator)
  • Andrew Hoan, President & CEO, Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce
  • Lorraine Grillo, President & CEO, NYC School Construction Authority
  • Van Thompson, Director, Diversity Program, Skanska USA Buildings representing LaGuardia Gateway Partners


Confirmed Honorees So Far:

  • D.A. Abrams, Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer, United States Tennis Association
  • Christopher S. Auguste, Partner, Kramer Levin Naftails & Frankel LLP
  • Blackstone
  • Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
  • Carla Brillembourg-Clark, Deputy Head of Social Responsibility, Libra Group
  • Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce
  • Nunzio Del Greco, President and CEO, Bronx Chamber of Commerce
  • Karrien A. Francis, Director of Human Resources, JCCA
  • Miguel A. Garcia, Jr., President & CEO, National Urban Fellows, Inc.
  • Wendy Garcia, Chief Diversity Officer, New York City Comptroller
  • Juan Gabriel Genao, Chair, Diversity Council, KPMG
  • The Icla da Silva Foundation
  • Lorraine Grillo, President & CEO, NYC School Construction Authority
  • LaGuardia Gateway Partners
  • Lindsay-Rae McIntyre, Chief Diversity Officer, IBM
  • Heather C. McGhee, President, Demos
  • Trusha Mehta, Associate Director, Financial Services, Inclusiveness & Flexibility Leader, EY
  • Mentoring USA
  • Tanya Pope, AVP, University Supplier Diversity & Business Integration, Columbia University Facilities and Operations
  • Elena Richards, US Minority Initiatives & Talent Management Leader, PricewaterhouseCoopers
  • Rachael Rinaldo, Director, New Americans Initiative, YMCA of Greater New York
  • Suzanne Shank, CEO/Majority Owner, Siebert Cisneros Shank & Co., LLC
  • Arlene Torres, University Dean for Recruitment and Diversity, The City University of New York
  • Tunisha Walker, Senior Vice President, Capalino + Company
  • Peter Wilson, Jr., Diversity and Inclusion Officer, Proskauer


For more information or general inquiries, please contact csr@cityandstateny.com

Van Thompson Director, Diversity Program Skanska USA Buildings

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