Black Voices

National Coalition of Black Meeting Professionals Chairman: ‘Our Nation Is at Odds’

Jason Dunn used the current historic moment of social unrest to spotlight how the economic fallout from COVID-19 has pushed off to the side the industry’s diversity efforts.

BY Michelle Russell June 2, 2020

Being Boz: The Marketing Guru on Being Authentic

Marketing superstar Bozoma Saint John said she has tried being less than her true self at work, but “it was just too hard.”

BY Barbara Palmer January 7, 2020

How Can We Create Workplaces and Events Where Diversity Thrives?

Dorri McWhorter, CEO of the Metropolitan YWCA of Chicago, was the inaugural Ascent Thought Leader at Convening Leaders 2018.

BY Barbara Palmer February 12, 2018

Dorri McWhorter on Breaking out of the Bubble

Ascent is a new initiative by PCMA and Convene, to inspire and spur inclusion and diversity in our industry. Ascent also seeks to reach decision makers and workplace leaders, to
BY Convene Editors February 1, 2017