DE&I

18 May

DE&I Straight Talk: Getting Real About Mental Health

According to the National Institute of Mental Health, mental illnesses are common in the United States affecting tens of millions of people each year. Estimates suggest that only half of people with mental illnesses receive treatment*. No matter how much we talk about it, there is still stigma attached to mental health. We hope to remove some of that stigma and replace it empowerment and education so that we can all become an ally in helping people cope with mental...

11 Apr

DE&I Spotlight: Our Stories – Tom & Heather

What would you like others to know about neurodiversity that they may not know?  Tom: First and foremost, I would like others to be aware of what the term “neurodiversity” actually means. I’ve heard it used interchangeably with the word “autism,” and this is limiting because it excludes other neurodivergent individuals or reasons behind why a person may think or learn differently.  In simple terms, neurodivergence is a way of thinking that is different from the way the majority of “neurotypical”...

08 Mar

DE&I Spotlight: Our Stories – Peggy Gionta

What would you say were the top 3 things your allies did to support your growth? I have been fortunate to have many mentors, sponsors, advocates, and allies over the years.   As a business owner, I have had the opportunity to work with many dedicated people in supplier diversity who have devoted their careers to diversity, equity and inclusion (D, E&I) in corporate America. My allies are those who are willing to acknowledge gender gaps where they exist and help clear...

07 Feb

DE&I Spotlight: Our Stories – Zenita Henderson

Meet Zenita Zenita has a deep passion for technology and has over thirty years in the telecommunications industry starting with Toner Cable, Jerrold/General Instrument, Motorola Mobility (a Google Company), ARRIS and now as Vice President of marketing and business development at the Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineers (SCTE®) a subsidiary of CableLabs®. Zenita is an award-winning marketing, community and industry relations catalyst supporting education, arts, science, technology and math (STEM/STEAM) initiatives, healthcare, diversity and inclusion programs in the cable industry....

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