Riley Institute to Present 7th Annual Upstate Diversity Leadership Award Dinner May 3
GREENVILLE, S.C.—The Riley Institute at Furman University will present the 7th Annual Upstate Diversity Leadership Awards Dinner Tuesday, May 3 at the Carolina First Center in Greenville.
Joyce Tucker, Vice President of Global Diversity and Employee Rights for The Boeing Company, will be the keynote speaker.
The dinner, which begins at 6:30 p.m., is hosted by the Greenville Area Chamber of Commerce and co-sponsored by the Anderson and Spartanburg Chambers of Commerce.
The Diversity Leadership Awards Dinner will honor Upstate organizations and individuals in the following categories for their commitment to promoting diversity in the Upstate communities.
K-12 School: William “Bill” T. Wylie VALUED Lives Award for School Excellence in Diversity
Outstanding High School Student
Outstanding College Student
Outstanding Nonprofit Organization
Outstanding Contribution to International Diversity
Calder D. Ehrmann Outstanding Individual
Tucker, the keynote speaker, is nationally recognized as an expert on equal opportunity programs in both the public and private sectors.
President George H.W. Bush appointed her Commissioner of the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), a position she held from 1990 to 1996. Prior to leading the EEO, she was Illinois' first Human Rights Director and served for 10 years in the Governors Cabinet. In 2001, Tucker was appointed by President George W. Bush to serve on the White House Board for Historically Black Colleges and Universities.
In her role at Boeing, Tucker is responsible for overseeing the implementation of innovative initiatives and compliance across the company’s affirmative action, cultural diversity, inclusion, and EEO programs.
For more information, contact the Riley Institute at 864-294-3546 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.