Introduction to Diversity in the Workplace

Introduction to Diversity in the Workplace is a roundtable with representatives from recruiting organizations. The presentation is part of the Ryan College of Business Professional Development program. Panelists present information on best practices by employers for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. They provide tips for students and new graduates to research and conduct inquiries into DEI within the workplace. Panelists discuss some strategies for new professionals in the workplace to take advantage of existing DEI support services within organizations and strategies for personal advocacy as a new professional.


  • Facilitator: Mark Pullam, Fidelity Investments

  • B.J. Burruss, PepsiCo Logistics

  • Robbin Walker-Falcone, HCL

  • Shabaz Brown, UNT Multicultural Center

  • Devin Crear, IBM

  • Deb Boopsingh, Ryan, LLC