Greetings from the Founder,

Dennis Kennedy

Dennis KennedyAs the founder of the National Diversity Council, I would like to welcome you to the first edition of the 2016 Texas Diversity Council Newsletter. I am very proud of the work we have done so far and excited about the momentum we continue to have. The growth of our mission is apparent with the participation in the Women in Leadership Symposiums and the Texas Diversity Conference. We look forward to continuing these knowledge-laden events in both of these new markets, and furthering the creation of a diverse work environment, where people from all walks of life will be able to share their fresh perspectives and viewpoints.

Cigna's LaMonte Thomas Named New Chair of Texas Diversity Council Board of Directors

Cigna's LaMonte Thomas has been named chair of the Texas Diversity Council (TXDC) board of directors. As President and General Manager for North Texas and Oklahoma, he is the senior leader for Cigna's operations, competitiveness and market growth in the region, and he helps to provide access to quality care for Cigna customers...

Make a Difference

Given that it’s Women’s History Month and coming off the heels of Black History Month, we have been blessed to read, watch, learn and hear about the stories of how diverse people have made significant differences in our country – often creating a better world in which others are able to benefit. We might have heard about Toni Morrison, the first African American woman to win the Nobel Prize for Literature – inspiring other women to tell their and others’ stories...

Volunteer opportunities Available

The Texas Diversity Council, a non-profit organization established in 2004, is committed to fostering a learning environment for organizations to grow in their knowledge of diversity and inclusion. The Council spans six markets and affords opportunities for organizations to share best practices and learn from top corporate leaders in the areas of diversity and inclusion...


Advisory Board opportunity

Board of Directors opportunity

National Newsletter Committee


March 10, 2016 Gulf Coast Women In Leadeship Symposium

March 23, 2016 Greater Dallas Women In Leadeship Symposium

March 29, 2016 San Antonio Women In Leadeship Symposium

March 31, 2016 Corpus Christi Women In Leadeship Symposium

May 6, 2016 Central Texas Women In Leadeship Symposium

July 13, 2016 Greater Dallas Healthcare Diversity Summit

July 14, 2016 Greater Fort Worth Healthcare Diversity Summit

July 28, 2016 Greater San Antonio Healthcare Diversity Summit

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