October 1st is celebrated by many as Diversity Day. It was originally established 2005, and is listed in Chase’s Calendar of Events. Although there are days and months throughout the year devoted to specific diverse groups this day was established to provide a day to embrace and celebrate who we each are, with all of our uniqueness intact.

Greensboro North Carolina will recognize this day by hosting a Diversity Leadership Conference with an impressive group of speakers and panelists. Shirley Davis, Ph.D.and VP of Diversity for the Society for Human Resource Management. will share the trends and challenges in D&I based on SHRM’s ongoing research. I am honored to be among the speakers, and will be presenting excerpts from my latest book, TrailBlazers: How Business Leaders Accelerate Results through Inclusion and Diversity. All participants will receive a free signed copy of this book.

It is not too late to register! If you cannot attend, let me know if your organization is recognizing Diversity Day in any way by commenting on this posting.