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Shifting the Paradigm: The Role of Millennials in Changing Organizational Culture and New Concepts of Diversity

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Shifting the Paradigm: The Role of Millennials in Changing Organizational Culture and New Concepts of Diversity

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Shifting the Paradigm: The Role of Millennials in Changing Organizational Culture And New Concepts of Diversity

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Millennials value highly a culture that emphasizes respect for individuality, and their definition of diversity extends far beyond demographic markers.  Understanding Millennials’ view of diversity will give employers greater insight into attracting and retaining them. State agencies that can understand and appreciate how important diversity is, in all its aspects, will continue to be the most innovative and nimble in responding to current and emerging policy issues. Join University of California, Davis Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs Adela de la Torre as she discusses the importance of creating a more flexible and adaptive organizational culture which encourages and engages this most racially diverse generation in American history.

Instructor

Dr. Adela de la Torre

Dr. Adela de la Torre has enjoyed nearly 30 years of service in leadership roles within institutions of higher education, including the California State University system, the University of Arizona and the University of California, Davis. Currently Dr. de la Torre serves as vice chancellor for the Division of Student Affairs at UC Davis.

 

She served as a professor and departmental chair in the Chicana/o Studies Department at UC Davis. Dr. de la Torre is also an agricultural and health economist and nationally recognized expert on Latino and Chicano health issues. She is also the founding director of the Center for Transnational Health at UC Davis.

Updated 7/7/2015
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