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The Business Case for Supplier Diversity

11-10-2020 at 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Join Vibrant Pittsburgh and the Eastern Minority Supplier Development Council’s (EMSDC) Valarie Cofield and Tricina Cash for a conversation highlighting the business case for building supplier diversity into your organization’s strategies. Exploring perspectives from local business leaders and certified MBEs, this session will provide the insight, information, and tangible steps to further your supplier diversity journey.

Part of the seminar will include a fireside chat between Duquesne Light Company CEO, Steve Malnight and EMSDC CEO, Valarie Cofield.

We will discuss the role CEOs play in developing, propagating, and advancing the business imperative of supply-chain diversity and development. The discussion will include a conversation about Duquesne Light Company’s policy and top management support of SDD as well as its membership and partnership with the EMSDC.


1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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1435 Bedford Avenue, Suite 140
Pittsburgh, PA United States


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