Month: August 2019

Diversity Insight

Hudson Meridian Launches “Women Veterans in Construction” (WVC) Initiative

Hudson Meridian Launches “Women Veterans in Construction” (WVC) Initiative Industry Roundtable focuses on research, policy and training initiatives for minority, women, veteran and related diversity stakeholders A New “M” Factor...
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Columbia University and Diversity Agenda Launch Construction Diversity Initiative (CDI)

Columbia University and Diversity Agenda Launch Construction Diversity Initiative (CDI) Industry Roundtable focuses on research, policy and training initiatives for minority, women, veteran and related diversity stakeholders From left to...
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Legislative Change Empowers MWBEs in NYC

As far as successful legislative sessions go, Mayor Bill de Blasio and his team of diversity professionals, including Deputy Mayor Phillip Thompson and Senior Advisor and Director Jonnel Doris, closed…

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Accessible Dispatch Empowering New Yorkers with Disabilities through Mobility

Accessible Dispatch launched in 2012 to provide New York City residents and visitors greater access to wheelchair accessible taxis in Manhattan. In 2017, the New York City Taxi & Limousine…

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Young Professionals in Infrastructure Demand Drives Organizational Growth

What began a few years back as a collection of individuals involved in public-private partnerships on the East Coast, has seen growth across the United States in the wide range…

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CUNY Chancellor Matos Rodríguez Announces Plan to Diversify Contracts

On July 31, 2019, Chancellor Félix V. Matos Rodríguez announced the University’s new strategic plan to engage and hire certified minority- and women-owned businesses (MWBEs) and service-disabled veteran-owned businesses (SDVOBs)….