For Immediate Release
Media Contact: Patrice Kelly
DIVERSITY MBA MAGAZINE NAMES
50 Out Front for Diversity Leadership:
BEST PLACES FOR DIVERSE MANAGERS TO WORK
CHICAGO, IL – DiversityMBA Magazine, a niche publication targeting people of color and women MBAs, students, professionals and the business community will publish its fourth annual “50 Out Front for Diversity Leadership: Best Places for Diverse Managers To Work” in its spring issue, which will hit the newsstands and international distribution in April 2009.
Our ranking for the 2009 50 Out Front Companies list has expanded it’s research evaluations to include companies that implement intentional strategies based on accountability, strong inclusion practices and ongoing evaluation of retention/recruitment activities that allow and encourage managers of diverse backgrounds to excel and develop into leadership roles. In the past, the list focused primarily on recruitment and diversity programs. Attached is the list of the 2009 companies in rank order.
Pam McElvane CEO and publisher of DiversityMBA Magazine says, “We learned that high trust organizations are responsive to ongoing communication and integrated feedback, which ultimately supports an environment that facilitates and fosters innovative thinking and inclusion. In my opinion this is the essence of diversity of thought and vision.”
DiversityMBA Magazine provides research reports on diversity benchmarks for talent retention, industry diversity programs, and performance in the diversity arena through its partnership with DePaul University. The magazine is distributed at newsstands, top business schools, professional and business associations domestically, and 30
countries worldwide through Top MBA World Tour.
Diversity MBA Magazine provides companies with a single source for all of their diversity needs. In addition to covering the minority recruiting niche, Diversity MBA Magazine provides continuous research on the demographics of the workforce, the top industries, companies and leaders that are important to career talent seekers.
Diversity MBA Magazine also serves the needs of multicultural professionals in corporate America, business students and entrepreneurs. Successful multicultural professionals are highlighted in addition to research reports on industry diversity programs and performance, continuing education, networking opportunities, and business and professional-development advice from some of the world’s most enlightened thinkers.
Published quarterly, Diversity MBA Magazine reaches more than 100,000 subscribers. For more information, please visit http://www.diversitymbamagazine.com/
Attached is the list of the 2009 companies in rank order.