Student Services

Business Diversity and Inclusion Week 2017

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Business Diversity and Inclusion Week 2017February 13th, 14th and 16th 2017 meet local business talent dedicated to diversity and inclusion.


Diversity and Inclusion Business Week will showcase local business talent in a panel discussion for students. This is an opportunity for CSU  students to learn about how greater Cleveland business and industry is supporting diversity and inclusion as a best business practice that:

  • serves as an economic driver
  • generates social value
  • provides growth and economic development locally - and globally

The series of events, brought to you by the Undergraduate Programs and Student Services office, highlights Cleveland's local talent who will provide real-life examples on how embracing diversity and inclusion are competitive advantages. They will speak about how they became active supporters of diversity and inclusion. RSVP today.

Schedule of Events: 

DATE/time: Topic:

Monday, February 13th

2:00 PM to 3:00 PM


Stephanie McHenry, Senior Vice President of Business Affairs and Finance for Cleveland State University presents:

Why is diversity and inclusion a best business practice for all types of business?

Tuesday, February 14th

11:30 AM to 12:30 PM

Marc Giguere, Senior Vice President, HR at KeyBank presents:

Diversity and Inclusion Values: Helping the LGBTQ Community Thrive

(KeyBank is 1 of 16 companies from Ohio, to earn a perfect score in the 2017 Corporate Equality Index. Learn more here.)

Thursday, February 16th

11:30 AM to 12:30 PM

Carrie Gedeon, IT Management, Problem Management at Progressive Insurance presents:

Women and Minorities in Technology: The Tech Sector Needs YOU! 

All events will be held in BU 220 - "The Board Room".

This student engagement program is sponsored by the Undergraduate Programs and Student Services Office.  If you have any questions about the event please contact Anne Nelson at