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Walt Disney Television takes new steps to increase diversity behind the camera

Addressing concerns that Hollywood does not reflect the diversity of the nation, Walt Disney Television has announced two new initiatives designed to create opportunities for individuals from underrepresented backgrounds and a new scholarship for minority comedy writers. Two programs, the Executive Incubator Program, which is… Read More »Walt Disney Television takes new steps to increase diversity behind the camera

Disneyland Paris cleared in discriminatory hiring case

In a case that has been working its way through the French court system for years, the Euro Disney group has finally been acquitted of using discriminatory hiring in an ad that solicited parade performers for Disneyland Paris. The ad specifically asked for applicants with… Read More »Disneyland Paris cleared in discriminatory hiring case

Walt Disney Parks Displays Importance of Supplier Diversity

A short video from Walt Disney World highlights their important efforts at keeping a diverse supplier pipeline. Eugene Campbell, Vice President Domestic Minority Business Development, helps explain why Disney places such a high value on having a diverse group of suppliers. The video also has… Read More »Walt Disney Parks Displays Importance of Supplier Diversity

Bob Billingslea, Disney World’s Minority-Outreach VP, retiring

Bob Billingslea is the Walt Disney Co.’s vice president of corporate urban affairs, which puts him in charge of the company’s minority-outreach efforts. He’s been active in the community and the Urban League and has served the mouse and the community for 42 years. Billingslea… Read More »Bob Billingslea, Disney World’s Minority-Outreach VP, retiring