The Role of Diversity and Inclusion in Pittsburgh's Path to Economic Competitiveness

How does attracting, retaining, and elevating a diversity of talent benefit our region? How does it benefit your business? Join Angélica Ocampo, President and CEO from World Affairs Council and Melanie Harrington, President and Chief Executive Office of Vibrant Pittsburgh for a conversation about the changing landscape of our region.

Event Details

When: Tuesday, April 4, at 6:00 p.m.
Where: Downtown YMCA, 236 Fifth Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15222
This event is free and open to the public, but registration is required.

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Angélica Ocampo is the President and CEO of the World Affairs Council of Pittsburgh, an independent non-profit organization dedicated to promoting a deeper understanding of key contemporary international issues throughout Western Pennsylvania. She has a BA in Political Science from Universidad Católica Argentina and a Master’s Degree in Public Affairs from Columbia University. She has received scholarships from the Fulbright Foundation and from the University of California. Throughout the years she has had a distinguished career in the private sector, while maintaining her commitment to public policy and social issues and remaining active in the non-profit sector.

Melanie Harrington serves as the first President and CEO of Vibrant Pittsburgh, a nonprofit economic development organization that was established to build a more diverse and inclusive Pittsburgh region by spearheading initiatives to attract, retain, and elevate a diverse workforce.  She currently serves on the Boards of Sustainable Pittsburgh; the Downtown Pittsburgh Partnership; the YMCA of Greater Pittsburgh; and the Diversity Collegium (an international think tank of diversity practitioners).