Championing Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at PSU

Like many businesses and organizations that looked inward amid the national reckoning on race and racism, Portland State's School of Business sought to make stronger, sustained commitments to diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) work. A year later, progress is being made. Most visibly, Evan T. Green was appointed to a new role as executive director... Continue Reading →

Investing in diversity, inclusion and equity long term: Oregon Supreme Court Justice Adrienne Nelson at Portland Business Journal’s Power Breakfast

Nelson repeatedly spoke to the importance of education to her success. Growing up in a small Arkansas town, Nelson described how education exposed her to new people, ideas and beliefs. “Education was the window to the world,” she said. “It was the key.” Nelson explained that learning often requires discomfort, and so she challenged the audience to “push yourself out of your comfort zone.”

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