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GROUP SESSIONS: Stephanie Huckel, senior global program manager of diversity and inclusion at International Game Technology PLC, established IGT’s Diversity and Inclusion Groups program, which supports employee networks structured around dimensions of diversity. / Courtesy International Game Technology PLC

Improving the lives of others has been Stephanie Huckel’s life’s work

PBN DIVERSITY & INCLUSIONS 2020 AWARDS Overall Diversity Champion: Stephanie Huckel Stephanie Huckel was always taught the deep value and importance of being an active member...
FEELING SAFE: In 2019, two Providence Community Health Centers locations were designated as LGBTQ “Safe Zones” by Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island. From left are Dr. Andrew Saal, chief medical officer; Merrill Thomas, CEO and president; Michael Spoerri, health center director; Guillaume Bagal, former head of diversity and inclusion at Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island; and health center staffers Maria Quiroa, Ester DaCruz and Diane Sette. / COURTESY PROVIDENCE COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTERS

Providence Community Health Centers provides a big safety net to keep...

PBN DIVERSITY & INCLUSIONS 2020 AWARDS Health Care: Providence Community Health Centers AS THE LARGEST primary health care provider in Providence, and with a patient base...
YOUTH MOVEMENT: From left, Chelcie Speaks and Michelle St. Onge are regular participants in Rhode Island for Community and Justice’s multiple youth programs that promote community empowerment. / COURTESY RHODE ISLAND FOR COMMUNITY AND JUSTICE

Rhode Island for Community and Justice understands discrimination, and fights against...

PBN DIVERSITY & INCLUSIONS 2020 AWARDS Education: Rhode Island for Community and Justice FOR ROSE ALBERT and many others at Rhode Island for Community and Justice,...
DOING MORE WITH LESS: With a lean staff, Women’s Fund of Rhode Island focuses on its mission through advocacy, grant-making, informal education sessions and intensive grassroots training.

Women’s Fund of Rhode Island addresses barriers and breaks through them

PBN DIVERSITY & INCLUSIONS 2020 AWARDS Nonprofit: Women’s Fund of Rhode Island FOR KELLY NEVINS, executive director of Providence-based Women’s Fund of Rhode Island, the organization’s...
SUPPORTING INCLUSION: Cox Communications Inc. employees hold colored cloth to support the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender community.

At Cox Communications, like-minded employees create endless possibilities

PBN DIVERSITY & INCLUSIONS 2020 AWARDS IT/Technology: Cox Communications Inc. BEING INNOVATIVE WITHIN the technology realm is nothing new for Cox Communications Inc. Employees collaborating and...
holiday cheer: Big Brothers Big Sisters of Rhode Island employees gather for a Christmas party at the office.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Rhode Island provides the right match...

PBN DIVERSITY & INCLUSIONS 2020 AWARDS Social-Services Agency: Big Brothers Big Sisters of Rhode Island AS AN ORGANIZATION devoted to providing children in Rhode Island communities...
A PANEL OF LOCAL LEADERS discuss diversity and inclusion initiatives in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic and the racial justice movement during PBN's 2020 Diversity & Inclusion Summit and Awards virtual event on Thursday. Clockwise from top left are Kevin Matta, Kevin Nerney, Lisa Ranglin, Neil D. Steinberg and Steve Sublett.

PBN summit: Diversity, inclusion efforts need less talk, more results

PROVIDENCE – A panel discussion about diversity and inclusion in Rhode Island workplaces and institutions was plowing through familiar topics on Thursday, such as...
PROBLEM-SOLVING: Amica Mutual Insurance Co. employees, from left, Kimberly Meriweather, Keila Bianco and Esther Garcia work together at a computer station at the company’s Lincoln office.

At Amica, having the right talent provides customers peace of mind

PBN DIVERSITY & INCLUSIONS 2020 AWARDS Insurance/Financial Services: Amica Mutual Insurance Co. FOR AMICA MUTUAL INSURANCE CO., a commitment to diversity and inclusion is not only...
FEELING OF PRIDE: Ernst & Young LLP Providence employees gather during a recent Pride Day event. / COURTESY ERNST & YOUNG LLP

Collaboration is key to a welcoming environment at Ernst & Young

PBN DIVERSITY & INCLUSIONS 2020 AWARDS Accounting: Ernst & Young LLP AT GLOBAL PROFESSIONAL-services provider Ernst & Young LLP, the idea of diversity and inclusion is...
EXPERIENCED PROFESSIONAL: Lawrence E. Wilson, managing director of The Wilson Organization LLC, connects with clients by way of sharing personal yet powerful stories with them. / COURTESY THE WILSON ORGANIZATION LLC

At The Wilson Organization, it takes ‘TWO’ to reduce systematic bias

PBN DIVERSITY & INCLUSIONS 2020 AWARDS Diversity Training: The Wilson Organization LLC THE WILSON ORGANIZATION LLC Managing Director Lawrence E. Wilson says he’s earned the credibility...

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