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Diversity Agenda is a digital and print platform that creates meaningful conversations on the importance of diversity and inclusion across every industry. Our publications, e-letters, research and digital programs feature key decision makers, new trends and the breaking news that’s important to our readers. Diversity Agenda’s research and outreach programs build on industry data, innovative technology and cutting-edge agendas on best practices for diversity and inclusion in the public and private sectors.
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What are the personal experiences that build successful professionals? Angles is a column that dives deep into the diversity industry’s thought-leaders, their background and the people who have impacted their personal and professional lives. From the people who have inspired their goals, to what books they read, to the types of continuing education they pursue– “” gives readers a different perspective.
Renee Sacks, Ph.D.
For over 35 years, Renee Sacks, Ph.D. has been creating conversations that engage private and public sectors across the country to foster equal opportunity and economic empowerment for all. A passionate educator, business owner, author and publisher, she is recognized as a leading advocate for small business and the policies that support them, especially certified women, minority, disadvantaged and service-disabled veteran-owned businesses (MWDBEs/SDVOBs).
As the publisher of Diversity Agenda, Dr. Sacks brings together the nation’s top decision makers and advocates, to change the conversation on diversity and its impact on various market sectors. With a special drive for creating content that inspires change, Dr. Sacks integrates outreach, research, capacity development and media, with a special focus on equal opportunity and gender equality in public sector procurement and corporate diversity.