Diversity & Inclusion Professionals Founder Linda Newton’s upbringing molded her to push for equality

VITAL COMPONENT: Diversity & Inclusion Professionals founder Linda Holmes Newton feels that it is both timely and critical for businesses to develop and implement diversity and inclusion initiatives. PBN PHOTO/DAVE HANSEN
PBN Diversity & Inclusion Awards 2019 OVERALL DIVERSITY CHAMPION: Linda Holmes Newton LINDA holmes NEWTON sees her efforts to promote equity, diversity and inclusion as far more than just a job. She sees it as her responsibility. “My great-grandfather was a slave,” said Newton, founder of Providence-based nonprofit Diversity & Inclusion Professionals and principal of…

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