Inclusion and Diversity : A Panel Discussion
You will not want to miss this meeting as we bring together an all-star lineup of diversity professionals from our community for a panel discussion on inclusion and how it makes diversity work. This important topic is critical to discuss and explore as our Club prepares for the next 100 years of putting service above self.
Our Moderator and fellow Rotarian, Mr. Koonce, is the Impact Financial Stability Manager of the United Way of Greenville County.
Dr. Kinneil Coltman
At GHS, Dr. Coltman is responsible for overseeing the hospital system’s diversity initiatives and has a staff of more than 40 interpreters in one of the largest language services departments in the southeast. She has helped GHS earn a host of diversity awards, including being named one of the top ten hospitals in the nation for diversity by the American Hospital Association’s Institute for Diversity in Health Management. She conceptualized and implemented the GHS Young Professionals Association, the GHS Physicians’ Diversity Council, and the Emerging Leaders Program.
Mr. Leon has served the community as member and President of the Rotary Club of Mauldin, Member of the Board of Directors of Hispanic Alliance, member of the Commission for Minority Affairs’ Task Force on Issues Affecting Latinos in SC, Founder and President of the Hispanic Coalition, founder and member of the Hispanic Leadership Council, former member of the Human Relation Commission of Greenville County, Founder and Chair of the Board of Directors of the Foothills Minority Supplier Development Council.
Nika’s professional career spans 17 years, ranging from serving as an accomplished marketing communications executive, diversity and inclusion practitioner, economic development leader and community advocate. White found inspiration through the intersection of business, diversity and leadership and has made this her niche. In 2012, she joined the Greenville Chamber as Vice President of Diversity and Inclusion after a national search. In this role, White is responsible for creating and collaboratively implementing an overarching diversity strategy for the Greenville Chamber.