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Support from Top is Central to Diversity & Inclusion Efforts

By Trina Burruss | Northwest Bank Northwest Bank is the title sponsor of this year’s ATHENA Awards, another example of the company’s deep commitment to the communities in which it does business. With branches in New York, Pennsylvania, Ohio and Indiana, Northwest is a long-time member and partner with the

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Q&A with Sesha Yalamanchili – D&I Consultant

By Claire Petrie, MBA, PHR, SHRM-CP The Buffalo Niagara Partnership’s Diversity & Inclusion Virtual Learning Series is coming up! As you saw in my recent blog post, the Buffalo Niagara Partnership’s Diversity & Inclusion Virtual Learning Series event is coming up! I decided to interview Sesha Yalamanchili, who will be hosting the third event of the

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Diversity & Inclusion Virtual Learning Series

By Claire Petrie, MBA, PHR, SHRM-CP The Buffalo Niagara Partnership’s Diversity & Inclusion Virtual Learning Series is coming up!   I’m so excited that The Partnership pivoted to virtual events and added this important event to the lineup this year – especially since the 2020 D&I Symposium had to be rescheduled

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What More Can We Do to Advance Racial Equity in Buffalo Niagara?

Since March, my thoughts and actions have revolved almost entirely around the impact of COVID-19 on our region, our employers and citizens. And while the state of our new reality has felt overwhelming at times, the Buffalo Niagara Partnership has stepped up to assist in a meaningful way. Our goal

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Strengthening Diversity and Inclusion Efforts

If you are a member of the Buffalo Niagara Partnership, you get it. Providing a diverse and inclusive workplace continues to grow in importance for every type of employer. Managers increasingly realize that diversity and inclusion are essential in recruiting employees as well as retaining them once they are hired.

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Creative outreach helps Roswell Park expand diversity of staff & suppliers

By David Clarence Scott | Director, Roswell Park Office of Diversity & Inclusion Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center recognizes the importance of diversity and inclusion and is a sponsor of the upcoming Diversity & Inclusion Symposium, hosted by the Buffalo Niagara Partnership and the Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo.  At

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Mary-Frances Winters to Speak at Diversity & Inclusion Symposium

According to the Buffalo Niagara Partnership’s 2018 Member Pulse Report, half of those who responded to our annual member survey said they struggle to achieve a diverse workforce. We hope our upcoming Diversity & Inclusion Symposium, hosted with the Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo, will help employers launch or advance

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