Diversity University announces social media contest to address diversity issues in the workplace

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The contest asks the question “What do your employees need most in diversity training?’

Diversity University is pleased to announce a social media contest for companies that want to find innovative ways to deal with diversity issues in the workplace. The contest asks the question “What do your employees need most in diversity training?’’ Companies can answer the question and make submissions through Diversity University’s social networking channels. They can be entered through Facebook at DiversityUniversity, on Twitter @diversityu, on Diversity University’s blog at diversityu.com, or e-mailed to mybusinesscase(at)diversityuniversity(dot)com.

The contest is held from September 12, 2011 to October 11, 2011. The winning submission will be judged by a panel and will be announced the week of October 18, 2011. The prize is a 15-20 minute customized e-learning course to address the winning workplace issue through Diversity University’s program. The winning submission also becomes the property of Diversity University and the company that made the submission. The value of the course is $5000. Patti Massey, president of Diversity University says of the contest, “We have seen an impressive amount of activity on our social media channels regarding diversity issues. Although we have several e-learning courses dealing with a variety of diversity issues, we are always eager to provide relevant content to address current situations in the workplace. So, we have decided to reach out to determine specific needs. This is a great way for others to join in the conversation and find a collective voice around diversity issues.”

About Diversity University
Diversity University along with its content partner, Pope & Associates, has been developing innovative diversity programs for companies since 1976. A variety of programs is available including on-site training, consulting, e-learning, coaching and more to help companies leverage the diversity within their workforce.. In recent months, Diversity University has helped companies online through their compelling blog posts about diversity in the workplace. Through the work of Diversity University and Pope & Associates, corporations have become more inclusive and engaged.


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