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PIttsburgh Diversity Council Meeting III

Pennsylvania Diversity Council

Wednesday, September 27, 2017 from 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM (EDT)

PIttsburgh Diversity Council Meeting III

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Join us at the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh Dowtown for our third council meeting of 2017. This meeting is an opportunity to learn more about the Pennsylvania Diversity Council, our activities, events, programs, and hear an educational topic focusing on Diversity & Inclusion. Lunch will be provided to the first 30 attendees.

At this meeting, you will find out exactly how you can become a part of the Pennsylvania Diversity Council. We hope you are able to join us, and don’t forget to bring your business cards!




Jeremy Shapira

Special Projects, Inclusion & Diversity

Giant Eagle

Jeremy Shapira manages Giant Eagle’s Inclusion and Diversity strategy. He grew up in Pittsburgh and went to college in Philadelphia to study art history.  During a 10-year stint in New York City, he worked in the theatrical design, advertising and non-profit fields.  Ten years ago he moved back to Pittsburgh to be with his family and work at Giant Eagle.  He has had various responsibilities since then including leading the HR strategy for the Company’s Market District and GetGo brands as well as leading talent acquisition and customer service. 

Building on Giant Eagle’s 40-year history of employing people who are differently abled, Jeremy leads the Company’s differently abled inclusion strategy.  Currently, he is focused on supporting and expanding the “embedded specialist” project in each of the Company’s major markets and leading its Abilities Business Resource Group.  Additionally, he is testing a job-carving strategy for people with more significant challenges at GetGo as well as ways to employ more people who are differently abled in Giant Eagle’s distribution centers.

Jeremy serves on the board of Achieva, Pittsburgh’s largest differently abled services organization as well as Squirrel Hill Health Center, a Federally Qualified Health Center serving Pittsburgh’s immigrant and refugee populations.  Additionally, Jeremy leads Giant Eagle’s United Way campaign, raising nearly two million dollars every year for the Pittsburgh community.

 


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Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh - Downtown & Business
612 Smithfield Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15222

Wednesday, September 27, 2017 from 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM (EDT)


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Pennsylvania Diversity Council

Organized in 2010, the Pennsylvania Diversity Council (PADC) is committed to fostering a learning environment for organizations to grow and leverage their knowledge of diversity. It is currently comprised of two councils located in Pittsburgh and Philadelphia. The PADC is a great opportunity for professionals, students and organizations to learn diversity best practices from the top corporate leaders.



Our Mission

  • Enhance appreciation for and understanding of the value of diversity and inclusion. We will achieve success through the efforts and activities which:

  • Advance corporate leadership education/awareness of the varied dimensions of diversity

  • Commit leaders to discuss issues and challenge attitudes, and promote organizational changes that support diversity

  • Promote outreach efforts to our youth that inspire mutual respect and understanding

Our Vision

  • We are committed to transforming our workplace communities into environments where people are valued for their uniqueness and differences, and are confident that their contributions matter.

Our Goals

  • Promote diversity and inclusion in the workplace and community

  • Develop leaders who are educated and aware of all aspects of diversity and inclusion

  • Develop programs that support diversity education and awareness

Our Programs

  • Networking and mentoring opportunities with corporate leaders and peers

  • Community outreach for local high school teens and college students

  • Educational and development programs sharing best practices in diversity for businesses and professionals

  • Awards and recognition programs to promote diversity initiatives

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