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April/May 2014

Diversity/Careers April/May 2014 Issue




Women of color
Insurance IT
Aerospace & defense
Civil & structural engineering
Manufacturing
BEYA conference
Dick Sweeney of Keurig



Veteran-owned businesses
News & Views
WBENC conference preview
Regional roundup
Supplier diversity


Diversity in action
Managing
News & Views
Veterans in action









Editorial Highlights

 
June/July 2014

IN THIS ISSUE: Best Diversity Companies survey results!

Focus on diversity: African Americans in engineering
From bridge design to boat manufacturing, African American engineers are building careers in many industries and work settings, but their numbers are still not what they should be. This article discusses the challenges, and tells several success stories.

Changing technologies: Careers in communications
Rapid change is the hallmark of the communications industry. Nimble diverse tech pros talk about how they keep up with the latest developments.

Changing technologies: Semiconductors & electronic components
Hiring in the semiconductor industry has been on the rise lately, observers say. We talk to some engineers working in this important high-tech sector.

Tech update: Cybersecurity
We take another look at jobs in cybersecurity, today’s hottest topic. Tech pros are badly needed to combat cyber criminals on the retail floor and cyber enemies on the battlefield.

SD feature: Supplier diversity in energy
Energy production and distribution involve plenty of technical challenges. Creative, diverse suppliers who partner with larger firms can make a big difference.

Also in this issue:
**Preview of BDPA’s Annual National Technology Conference

** Coverage of the Anita Borg Institute Women of Vision Awards, and WBENC's Summit & Salute to Women's Business Enterprises



Up & Coming: Conventions, job fairs and other events.

Supplier diversity: Minority and women entrepreneurs and the forward-looking corporations they work with.

Diversity in Action: How technical companies and organizations are promoting workforce diversity, and supporting the diverse workforce they already have.

Managing: Technical women and minorities in management roles.

Career Opportunities: Who's hiring and how to reach them.





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