S02:E07 – Diversity Inclusion and The Rooney Rule With Robert James

ABOUT: SupplierDiversity TV® Season 2, Episode 7
LOCATION: Recorded during NMSDC Austin, TX, October 15-16, 2018

SUMMARY: Learn how Bob James, Program Manager for Supplier Diversity at Highmark Health, applies the Rooney Rule, derived from their hometown Pittsburgh Steelers, to support the inclusion of diverse suppliers. Listen to Bob describe how inclusive diversity has helped him in many roles to achieve more nimble, innovative, and less expensive results than larger, non-diverse options. Hear the story of how mentorship has helped create win-win opportunities with a small, diverse technology company and Highmark Health. Whether you are a corporation looking for best practices to implement in your supplier diversity program, or you are a diverse supplier seeking to learn more about mentorship, you can learn a lot in this exclusive episode of SupplierDiversity TV®.

Robert James
Supplier Diversity Program Manager
Highmark Health

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