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  1. 1. Make a difference by accepting everyone else’s. Diversity Awareness Partnership is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to promoting diversity in the St. Louis region around issues of race, religion, disability, sexual orientation, and gender identity. Contact Reena Hajat Carroll, MSW, Executive Director, at rhajat@dapstl.org to discuss a diversity program that best fits your company or organization. , 815 Olive Street, Suite 23 Saint Louis, Missouri 63101 www.dapstl.org / 314.246.3141
  2. 2. WELCOME Christine Buck, Emcee News Anchor, KPLR 11 Keith Brooks Director, St. Louis Cardinals Care Foundation Reena Hajat Carroll, MSW Executive Director, Diversity Awareness Partnership corporate partner keynote Dr. Elizabeth (Beth) J. Stroble President, Webster University Silent Auction Closes at 7:30 p.m. Don’t Forget to Bid! Proclamation from the city of St. Louis Dinner & Entertainment St. Louis Osuwa Taiko Aparna Kalyanaraman La Morena Dance Afriky LoLo Close
  3. 3. We are pleased to sponsor this evening’s dinner and to support the work of Diversity Awareness Partnership Thank you for teaching St. Louis how to Make a Difference by Accepting Everyone Else’s. ©2013Wells Fargo Advisors, LLC. All rights reserved. 1013-04987 [92499-v1]
  4. 4. diversity awareness partnership would like to thank our 2013 diversity dinner sponsors! Diversity Advocate Wells Fargo Advisors Diversity Ambassadors Armstrong Teasdale LLP | Association of Legal Administrators Edward Jones | St. Louis Cardinals LLC | Webster University Diversity Allies AAIM Employers' Association | Ameren | BJC Information Services Commerce Bank | Dale Carnegie Training | Dot Foods Inc. Enterprise Bank and Trust | Enterprise Holdings | Express Scripts | Graybar Husch Blackwell LLP | The Laclede Group | Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals Maryville University | Microsoft | Missouri Botanical Garden | Monsanto PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP | Sandberg Phoenix & von Gontard Sigma-Aldrich | Stinson Morrison Hecker LLP | St. Louis Children's Hospital St. Louis College of Health Careers | St. Louis College of Pharmacy St. Louis Rams | The Boeing Company The Brown School and Kathryn M. Buder Center for American Indian Studies The Kaleidoscope Group | Veterans United Home Loans Washington University in St. Louis Community Non-Profits Asian American Chamber of Commerce | Behavioral Health Response Beyond Housing | College Bound | De La Salle Middle School KDHX Community Media | OCA - Asian Pacific American Advocates St. Louis Regional Chamber The Consortium for Graduate Study in Management Trinity Presbyterian Church | University of Missouri - St. Louis | YWCA
  5. 5. Beapartofwhat’snext. At Webster University, it truly can be said diversity has no boundaries. By educating a diverse community at the home campus in St. Louis, Missouri, and campus locations in North America, Europe, Asia and Africa, Webster University instills in its students a respect for diversity and an understanding of their own and others’ values. “Webster University’s commitment to diversity and inclusion is expressed in many ways, including the vibrant nature of our global community of faculty, staff and students; the content and focus of our academic programs; and the design of facilities and services.“ Dr. Elizabeth (Beth) J. Stroble President WebsterUniversity,foundedin1915withitshomecampusbasedinSt.Louis,Missouri,USA,istheonlyTier1,private, nonprofituniversitywithcampuslocationsaroundtheworldincludingmetropolitan,military,onlineandcorporate,as wellasAmerican-styletraditionalcampusesinNorthAmerica,Europe,AsiaandAfrica. UnitedStates•Switzerland•Austria•theNetherlands•UnitedKingdom•China•Thailand•Ghana Whenyourcampusesspantheglobe, DIVERSITYCOMESNATURALLY. webster.edu EC-2515 Diversity Aware.indd 1 9/30/13 1:59 PM
  6. 6. Entertainment St. Louis Osuwa Taiko | STLTAIKO.com La Morena Dance | EILEEN.WOLFINGTON@gmail.com Aparna Kalyanaraman | APKALY@gmail.com Afriky LoLo | AFRIKYLOLO.org diversity dinner committee Jill Willhite | Keith Brooks | Megan O'Neill | Sara Burke Stacy McMurray | Steve Parks | Turan Mullins DAP’s board of directors Steve Parks, Board Chair | George Philips, Treasurer Cindy Follman, Secretary | Sara Burke, Development Chair Keith Brooks, Nominating Chair Rebecca Ingram Kutey, At-Large Member | Jill Willhite, At-Large Member Emily Pitts | Rodney Biehl | John Urkevich | Donna Moody Tabari Coleman | Rachel Seward | Betsy Schmutz | Veronica Armouti Steven Hill | Andrew Scavotto | Jean Cavender | Artis Twyman Robert Lehman | Taylor Mason | Missy Lynch | Sheryl Rose | Daniel Chavez Aimee Wehemier diversity dinner volunteers busch stadium staff dap staff silent auction donors
  7. 7. CEA-8179-A Member SIPC Celebrating Our Differences. We are proud sponsors of the Diversity Awareness Partnership and celebrate the important work that they do to enhance diversity and inclusion in the St. Louis area. Visit www.careers.edwardjones.com to learn more about how we can help you achieve your personal and professional goals. Advancing Our Success.
  8. 8. Diversity Awareness Partnership (DAP) is a 501c3 non-profit organization dedicated to promoting diversity in the St. Louis region around issues of race, religion, disability, sexual orientation and gender identity. For more information, visit www.dapstl.org. Diversity & Inclusion Training Diversity & Inclusion Trainings raise awareness around the importance of diversity and inclusivity among employees by exposing challenges, generating dialogue, and providing tangible resources needed to create a more inclusive workplace. DAP Connect Program The DAP Connect Program has one purpose - to help you diversify your social and professional networks. Give Respect, Get Respect Youth Program The Give Respect, Get Respect Youth Program is a collaboration between DAP and local corporations who bring together students and teachers from the St. Louis metro area and company associates to explore race, religion, disability, sexual orientation, and gender identity. EXPLORE Career Immersion Program DAP and local businesses have developed an externship program to expose, empower, and encourage students of color to pursue STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) and other careers. Professional Development Seminars Diversity Awareness Partnership provides in-depth professional development seminars for diversity and inclusion practitioners or individuals interested in entering the diversity field. Seminar topics will include: “Diversity vs. Inclusion”, “Creating a Diverse Pipeline”, “Human Resources, Diversity & Employee Engagement”, and “What’s First - Employee Resource Groups or Diversity Councils”.
  9. 9. thankyou DAPCorporate partners ameren commerce bank edward jones enterprise bank & trust enterprise holdings laclede gas maryville university microsoft pricewaterhousecoopers, l.l.p. sigma-aldrich st. louis cardinals st. louis college of pharmacy st. louis rams washington university in st. louis webster university wells fargo advisors Corporate Partners sustain the work of Diversity Awareness Partnership. We invite you to join this committed group of companies. Opportunities range from $2,500 - $25,000 per year. Contact Reena Hajat Carroll at rhajat@dapstl.org for more information.
  10. 10. JOIN diversity awareness partnership in our online conversations: Like us on Facebook facebook.com/dapstl Follow us on Twitter @inclusivestl @ReenaHCarroll Join our circle on Google+ google.com/+DapstlOrg Connect with our company page on LinkedIn Company: Diversity Awareness Partnership Enjoy our photosets on Flickr Page: Diversity Awareness Partnership http://flic.kr/ps/2wR5S6 View our photos and videos on Instagram instagram.com/inclusivestl visit dapstl.org Feel free to stop by dapstl.org to learn more about our programs, join our mailing list, sync interfaith holidays with your electronic calendar and keep up-to-date on community events focused on diversity and inclusion.
  11. 11. We’re proud to continue our support of your mission. Congratulations on another successful Diversity Dinner 2013! SAVE THE DATE AAIM LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE - MAY 8, 2014 Marriott St. Louis Airport Hotel Featuring Keynote Speaker: Captain Richard Phillips LEADERSHIP • HUMAN RESOURCES •SMALL BUSINESS save the date at Webster University "Steve has a wonderful way of presenting some tough issues in a manner accessible to all. His stories, insightful and humorous, contain many 'why didn't I see that before' moments that bring greater illumination to the work of diversity and inclusion." Fetzer Institute
  12. 12. At Dot Foods, we owe much of our success to the diversity of our work force. We embrace the perspectives that each individual brings to the company. In fact, it is their ideas that are helping us double in size every five years, growing from a small company in Illinois farm country to a $4.5 billion company. Today, Dot employs over 4,000 people in 10 states across the country. As a family owned company, we try to treat each of our employees not as numbers, but as a vital part of the family. We not only respect all opinions, we count on them to make us successful. If this sounds like an environment you would like to work in, find out more. Visit DotFoods.com. Dot Foods Inclusion Hallmarks Choose your words • Leave no one behind • Speak up • Encourage all to succeed • Show curiosity • Include our business partners
  13. 13. The Death of Klinghoffer, 2011 Champion, 2013 Eugene Onegin, 2010 Carmen, 2012 All Photos: Ken Howard SUBSCRIPTIONS FOR AS LITTLE AS $82. Single Tickets Go On Sale February 22 | (314) 961-0644 | EXPERIENCEOPERA.ORG THE 2014 FESTIVAL SEASON | MAY 24 – JUNE 29, 2014 Opera Theatre gratefully acknowledges season presenting sponsor The Magic Flute Directed and Designed by Isaac Mizrahi Twenty-Seven World Premiere By Ricky Ian Gordon & Royce Vavrek The Elixir of Love Directed by Jose Maria Condemi Dialogues of the Carmelites Starring Christine Brewer The Diversity of Our
  14. 14. Salutes www.muny.org The Diversity Awareness Partnership Enriching Lives * Exceptional Musical Theatre * Accessible To All
  15. 15. LIVE THEATRE SO CLOSE YOU CAN FEEL IT Cabaret Nathan Lee Graham THE REPERTORY THEATRE OF ST. LOUIS More excitement ahead...we’d love for you to be a part of it! 130 Edgar Road • St. Louis, MO 63119 (314)968-4925 www.repstl.org Mainstage The Mousetrap Dec. 4 - 29 Opus Jan. 8 - Feb. 2 Other Desert Cities Feb. 12 - Mar. 9 Noises Off Mar. 19 - Apr. 13 studio theatre Freud’s Last Session Oct. 30 - Nov. 17 The Other Place Jan. 22 - Feb. 9 Soups, Stews and Casseroles: 1976 Mar. 12 - 30 “What is happening on The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis stage is extraordinary.” – Dennis Brown, The Riverfront Times
  16. 16. The1968ExhibitisatravelingexhibitorganizedbytheMinnesotaHistoryCenterinpartnershipwith theAtlantaHistoryCenter,theChicagoHistoryMuseum,andtheOaklandMuseumofCalifornia. TheexhibitissupportedbymajorgrantsfromtheNationalEndowmentfortheHumanitiesandthe InstituteofMuseumandLibraryServices. Be there or be square. Exhibition tickets: (314) 361-9017 or mohistory.org Forest Park (314) 746-4599 mohistory.org Now Open!
  17. 17. The Saint Louis Science Center is proud to be a founding partner of the Diversity Awareness Partnership. We share a common commitment to creating a community culture that values and respects all individuals. Tonight, we celebrate St. Louis’ diversity! ®
  18. 18. The Saint Louis Science Center presents… For more information and booking, contact our events team at 314.533.8179 starliteevents@slsc.org Go your own way. Weddings Holiday Events Cocktail Parties Breakfast & Lunch Meetings Classic culinary under pinnings, overlaid with a fresh modern style. www.stltaiko.com Request Performances Register for Classes
  19. 19. FUTURE ART INSTRUCTOR FUTURE MENTOR FUTURE DENTIST & DENTAL ASSISTANT FUTURE ST. LOUIS CARDINAL FUTURE BEST FRIENDS FUTURE CEO, ESQ, MBA, MD, PH.D. FUTURE RECORD PRODUCER FUTURE PRESIDENT The Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater St. Louis envisions a future in which success is within reach of every child in the St. Louis region, empowering themselves and influencing future generations toward making a difference for themselves, their community and the global community. Thanks for supporting our proud tradition of service to our community’s youth! To make a donation, volunteer, register your child or get more information, visit us at www.bgcstl.org or call 314.335.8000. bgcstl_gfsh_8x5_ad.indd 1 10/11/13 12:02:34 PM
  20. 20. 5240 Oakland Ave. | St. Louis, MO 63110 | (314) 289-4200 | www.paraquad.org For more than a decade, Diversity Awareness Partnership has tirelessly promoted inclusion in the St. Louis area regardless of race, religion, disability, sexual orientation or gender identity. Thank you from your friends at Paraquad. We are proud to be your partner.
  21. 21. Eat Smart, Move More Maintain, don’t gain! During the Holidays AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER Services are provided on a nondiscriminatory basis Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services Office of Minority Health www.health.mo.gov 800.877.3180 Like us on facebook at facebook.com/HealthyLivingMo Follow us on twitter at twitter.com/HealthyLivingMo Office of Minority H ealth MissouriDep artment of Health & Se niorServices For tips go to www.choosemyplate.gov. Eating HEALTHY
  22. 22. INROADS, Inc. is a proud partner of The Diversity Awareness Partnership The mission of INROADS is to develop and place talented underserved youth in business and industry, and prepare them for corporate and community leadership. Lathon C. Ferguson, Regional Director INROADS Midwest Region 10 South Broadway, Suite 300 | St. Louis, MO 63102 T: (314) 655-1509 | F: (314) 241-9325 INROADS has graduated over 26,000 talented youth from Interns to full-time careers with over 1,000 major companies since our founding in 1970.
  23. 23. The choice of a lawyer is an important decision and should not be based solely upon advertisement. Armstrong Teasdale offers a supportive environment in which different viewpoints and creative thinking are welcome. Committed to inclusion, we cultivate a diverse partnership from within our own ranks by providing professional development and advancement for all. 314.621.5070 / www.armstrongteasdale.com DIVERSITY. INCLUSION. TEAMWORK. RESPECT. Our Mission is Clear.
  24. 24. Greensfelder is dedicated to the advancement of minorities in the legal profession. We treat each day as an opportunity to foster different perspectives and ideas to create a more productive and diverse tomorrow. Greensfelder, Hemker & Gale, P.C. • www.greensfelder.com Offices in St. Louis, MO • Chicago, IL • Belleville, IL The choice of a lawyer is an important decision and should not be based solely upon advertisements. Proud to support the Diversity Awareness Partnership’s 2013 Diversity Dinner
  25. 25. Association of Legal Administrators Gateway Chapter proudly supports Diversity Awareness Partnership
  26. 26. Driving Innovation and Excellence Through Diversity Jobseekers Discover the ideal place for career growth and development at careers.stlouisfed.org Suppliers To learn more about business opportunities with the Bank, visit stlouisfed.org/procurement FeDeral reserve Bank oF sT. louis
  27. 27. DIVERSILOCITY… DIVERSITY IN MOTION NEXTGEN: DIVERSITY IN MOTION Whether you’re looking for great talent or looking for a career opportunity… look to NextGen. We work for a better workforce and a better workplace… Going the distance for diversity in business. NextGen Information Services, Inc. is a national staffing, recruiting and consulting firm for IT and Professional Services. www.nextgen-is.com / 888.266.6601
  28. 28. The St. Louis Association of REALTORS® is an organization of dedicated REALTORS®, Affiliate members, and staff who are committed to cross-cultural communication - bringing awareness and sensitivity to the social and cultural constituencies of our local real estate market. SLAR is committed to supporting the St. Louis Diversity Awareness Partnership. www.stlrealtors.com 314.576.0033
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