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NUDC is saddened by the passing of former Assembly member Gwen Moore, CA-49

NUDC is saddened by the passing of former Assembly member Gwen Moore, CA-49
NUDC is saddened by the passing of former Assemblymember Gwen Moore, CA-49 on August 19. She was a tireless fighter for her constituents and for California and served as Majority Whip during her tenure. Her positive impact on diversity in the utilities and communications industry cannot be calculated. She was the author of General Order 156, which more»

Women’s Suffrage: Celebrating on the Road to Success

Women’s Suffrage: Celebrating on the Road to Success
U.S. Constitution, Amendment IXX The right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of sex. Congress shall have power to enforce this article by appropriate legislation. For the first 143 years of our nation’s existence, women’s rights were limited. Married more»

Black Lives Matter

Black Lives Matter
As I would not be a slave, so I would not be a master. This expresses my idea of democracy. Whatever differs from this, to the extent of the difference, is no democracy. Abraham Lincoln, 16th President of the United States of America Slavery didn’t end in 1865, it just evolved. Bryan Stevenson, Equal Justice Initiative, Legacy Museum, National more»

Books on Leadership

Books on Leadership
Black Rage, William H. Grier and Price M. Cobbs, Basic Books. (Original publication, 1968.) Breaking Through, David A. Thomas and John J. Gabarro, Harvard Business Review Press. (Original publication, 1999.) Cracking the Corporate Code, Price M. Cobbs and Judith L. Turnock, AMACOM (Original publication 2003.) Mentoring Diverse Leaders, Audrey more»

Janice Bryant Howroyd featured in Harvard Business Review

Janice Bryant Howroyd featured in Harvard Business Review
Janice Bryant Howroyd, Vice Chair of NUDC, was recently featured in the Harvard Business Review with her book recommendations such as The Money Masters, by John Train; Before the Mayflower, by Lenore Bennett Jr. and Collapse: How Societies Choose to Fail or Succeed, by Jared Diamond.

Video: Fernando Hernandez, Director Supplier Diversity & Sustainability – Microsoft

Video: Fernando Hernandez, Director Supplier Diversity & Sustainability – Microsoft
Fernando Hernandez, a former NUDC conference advisory council member, discusses supplier diversity in this video.


Mississippi Public Service Commission's HBCU Utility Career Summit

Mississippi Public Service Commission's HBCU Utility Career Summit
NUDC was honored to be part of the Mississippi Public Service Commission's HBCU Utility Career Summit on October 16, 2018. Included was a great panel led by NARUC President John Betkoski, III and featuring (L to R) Commissioner Lambert Boissiere, Commissioner (LA) and NUDC Co-Chair Kimberly O'Guinn (AR), Chair Ted Thomas (AR) and Supplier and Workforce more»