FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Breakfast Forum to Focus on Managing Diversity in the Workplace
(Rockville, Maryland) As one
of its first major activities since the recent launch of Montgomery College
Continuing Educations new Diversity Management Institute, the College
is co-sponsoring a Thursday, October 14 breakfast program on Managing
Diversity in the Workplace. The event will be held at the new Regal Cinemas,
199-H East Montgomery Avenue in downtown Rockville, beginning at 8 a.m.
Date: October 8, 1999
Contact: Steve Simon, 240-567-5385
The Rockville Chamber of
Commerce, in partnership with the College and the Montgomery County Chamber
Workforce Corporation, is the events lead sponsor.
Panelists participating in the discussion will include: Timothy Stranges,
interim director of Montgomery Colleges Diversity Management Institute;
Tuan Q. Pham, president of Diversity Solutions; John Q. Porter, chairman
of the board, Montgomery County Chamber Workforce Corporation; Joan Rubin,
a diversity and cross cultural communications consultant; and Claudette
Yanasseneh, director of diversity training for Marriott International.
Dr. Percy Thomas, Provost of Continuing Education at Montgomery College,
will facilitate the discussion.
For more information and registration costs on this event, call the
Rockville Chamber office at 301-424-9300.
Montgomery Colleges new
Diversity Management Institute provides on-site workforce diversity training
and consulting services, to help public and private sector organizations
understand the changing demographics of their workplace and their customers.
Its goal is to help these organizations maximize the potential of their
employees, increase productivity, improve customer satisfaction and stay
The Diversity Management
Institute provides a variety of training course offerings that can be tailored
to address the specific needs of its clients. For more information on the
Institute, contact Brenda Gibson, outreach coordinator, at 240-567-7960,
or direct e-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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