Speaking to a record crowd at Bentley’s Rainbow Luncheon celebrating diversity, on October 23, keynote speaker Zach Wahls tackled the question “What makes a family?” and included his own experience as the son of two lesbian mothers whose ability to marry was dependent on legislative decisions.
Bentley University welcomes Neal A. Lester as the keynote speaker at the 27th annual celebration breakfast in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Lester, associate vice president of humanities & arts for the Office of Knowledge Enterprise Development and Foundation Professor of English at Arizona State University (ASU), is known for his teaching and scholarship in African American literary and cultural study.
The publication presented Bentley's special assistant to the president and ombudsman with a Lifetime Achievement Award as part of its 2011 Leaders in Diversity Awards, the publication’s annual program that honors companies and businesspeople for their leadership in promoting inclusiveness and economic opportunity.
On October 21, Special Assistant to the President Earl Avery received a lifetime achievement award for his efforts in fostering diversity at Bentley. The Boston Business Journal published a story highlighting those efforts.
Special Assistant to the President and Ombudsman Dr. Earl Avery is highlighted for receiving a 2011 Leaders in Diversity Award from the Boston Business Journal, an honor given to leaders who have made exceptional efforts to promote inclusiveness and economic opportunity at their organizations and in the greater community.
Bentley University's Dr. Earl Avery will be presented with the 2011 Lifetime Achievement Award by the Boston Business Journal. The annual Leaders in Diversity Award Program recognizes companies and business people who become leaders in providing economic opportunities and promoting diversity.