Three Champions of Workplace Diversity to be Honored at Multicultural Forum March 17-18

Friday, February 26, 2010

Three longtime champions of workplace diversity will be honored at the 22nd  annual Multicultural Forum on Workplace Diversity, a two-day national training conference that will be held March 17 and 18 at the Minneapolis Convention Center.

Receiving a Winds of Change Award at the forum’s Thursday, March 18, luncheon will be Dr. Reatha Clark King, of Minneapolis, former president of the General Mills Foundation, and Deb Dagit, of Washington, N.J., chief diversity officer and vice president for diversity, work environment and university relations strategy at Merck & Co. The award recognizes sustained support for workplace diversity.

Receiving a Friend of the Forum Award will be Jim Burnett, of St. Paul, senior human resources consultant for diversity programs at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota. The award recognizes his many years of support for the Multicultural Forum.

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University of St. Thomas Press Release, 02/26/2010