NIH News Alert
NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH
Office of the Director

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, March 28, 2001
Contact: Marc Stern
(301) 496-2535

"Managing Diversity in the New Millennium"

Wednesday, April 4, 2001
9:30 A.M. to 12:00 P.M.
Natcher Conference Center, Main Auditorium

There will be a presentation by Trevor Wilson, internationally renowned diversity strategist, consultant, and author of the acclaimed books Diversity at Work: The Business Case for Equity and Global Diversity at Work. He will speak on Diversity in the New Millennium. Mr. Wilson will lead an afternoon workshop on measuring the impact of diversity for IC Diversity Catalysts, EEO Officers, the NIH Diversity Council, and Chairs of the Special Emphasis Employee Groups.

Ruth L. Kirschstein, M.D., Acting Director of NIH will give the opening remarks and present the 2001 Champions of Diversity Awards. The winners were selected for outstanding contributions in the areas of diversity management, bringing about organizational change and engendering respect for diversity at the NIH. In addition, Dr. Kirschstein will sign the NIH Policy Statement on Diversity Management.

Sign Language Interpreters will be provided.
For reasonable accommodation needs and other questions, please contact Carlton Coleman, OEO, on (301) 496-2906. TTY callers may reach this number through the Maryland Relay Service at 1-800-735-2258 (V/TTY).

Milton Belardo, Esq.
Diversity Program Manager
2 Center Drive Suite 300
Bethesda, MD 20892-0001
Tel/ 301.496.5089
Fax/ 301.402.0994
Email/ belardom@od.nih.gov