Fordham Notes: Fordham Hosts Inaugural Conference on Workplace Diversity

Wednesday, February 6, 2013

Fordham Hosts Inaugural Conference on Workplace Diversity

Loretta A. Penn, former president of Spherion Staffing Services, will deliver the keynote address at “Diversity in the World of Work Conference: Finding Balance, Achieving Empowerment,” Fordham’s inaugural conference on diversity in business.

Panelists will present on a variety of topics pertaining to finding balance through diversity on business teams and empowering within oneself on Saturday, Feb. 9 in the McGinley Center at the Rose Hill Campus.

The conference begins with registration at 9 a.m. and will end at 3 p.m. with a performance by Thirza DeFoe, Grammy Award winning artist from the Ojibwe and Oneida tribes of Wisconsin. She is best known for her sacred hoop dances.

The event is sponsored in part by the Office of Career Services and Office of Multicultural Affairs. For more information, contact Maria Aponte at (718) 817-4315 or

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