Get 10% Off Diversity Training–Join International Society of Diversity & Inclusion Professionals

Through a Strategic Partnership with Cornell University ILR School & Pittsburgh YWCA, ISDIP Members Now Receive Exclusive Discounts on Diversity Management Courses
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Jan. 15, 2013 - PRLog -- CARY, NC  – The International Society of Diversity and Inclusion Professionals (ISDIP), the first global comprehensive association for the diversity and inclusion field, spanning all industries and sectors, is pleased to announce a strategic agreement expanding our professional-development benefits to members. Through a joint partnership with the Cornell University ILR School, Human Capital Development Group, and the Pittsburgh YWCA Center for Race & Gender Equity, the ISDIP members will now receive a 10 percent discount on Cornell’s Diversity and Inclusion Certificate and Advanced Practitioner Certification (CCDP/AP) in Pittsburgh, Pa., beginning in February.

“Cornell University ILR School is a longtime partner ( of the International Society of Diversity and Inclusion Professionals and we are very excited to be aligned with this leader in professional development and diversity certification,” says Cassandra D. Caldwell, Ph.D., founder and chief executive officer.

Member participants will be able to work with and learn from colleagues, while participating in diversity and inclusion lectures, thoughtful discussions, and group exercises. “The curriculum and professional exchange of experiences are designed to help diversity and inclusion professionals as well as HR professionals and managers tasked with diversity responsibilities,” says ISDIP Champion ( and Cornell University ILR School’s Director of Diversity and Inclusion Programs Laura S. Hertzog, Esq.

Members of the International Society of Diversity and Inclusion Professionals will benefit from these courses by:

►Enabling teams to function effectively and engage well in a diverse workplace and creating metrics to evaluate success in doing so

►Assisting their organizations with strategic diversity recruiting and retention strategies

►Establishing and utilizing effective employee-resource groups, supplier-diversity programs, and diversity councils

►Developing and implementing powerful diversity and inclusion training for their workplaces
Members can take one or more individual classes of interest or enroll in the certificate or certification programs. Spring/summer semester classes will be held from February to July and attendance is limited. Enroll today at

What are diversity and inclusion professionals saying about Cornell University’s Diversity Management courses?

“I greatly enjoyed my time at Cornell--the program is outstanding and the instructors and staff are all great. Thank you again.”

--Matt Teaford, EEO Officer,
Mat-Su Borough School District

“The material I learned has helped me to develop strategic business plans for my organization and focus on the business case for each division. I highly recommend the CCDP designation from Cornell University.”

--John Taylor, CCDP
Director, Corporate and Supplier Diversity,
Archer Daniels Midland Co.

About Cornell University ILR School

The Cornell University ILR School is an internationally recognized leader in diversity and inclusion management and education. The Cornell University ILR School weaves together strands of the social sciences, humanities, business and law; a collection of renowned scholars; and a student body as diverse as the world. The university offers undergraduate and graduate degrees as well as workshops and non-credit courses. For more on the Cornell University ILR School, visit

About Pittsburgh YWCA Center for Race & Gender Equity

The Pittsburgh YWCA Center for Race & Gender Equity is responsible for developing and implementing strategies and/or programs that address individual and systemic racism and gender inequity and directs the development and integration of the Association’s programs and initiatives around gender, race and social issues. The Center also serves as the Association’s lead for advocacy and research efforts. For more information, go to

About International Society of Diversity and Inclusion Professionals

The International Society of Diversity and Inclusion Professionals is the first global comprehensive professional association that spans across industries and across public and private sectors. The ISDIP views diversity and inclusion through a comprehensive lens that includes four strategic pillars: organizational development, supplier diversity, workforce diversity, and community engagement. Membership is open to all public-sector and private-sector professionals with diversity and inclusion job responsibilities and/or interests.

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Laura S. Hertzog, Esq.
Cornell University ILR School
Director of Diversity and Inclusion Programs
Human Capital Development

Gail Zoppo
International Society of Diversity and Inclusion Professionals
Media Relations Manager
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