• BDNKY, INC 2015 Scholarship Announcement

    2015 BDN, Inc. Scholarship Recipients

    Congratulations to Casey Deskins, Guerdine Smith, and Nicholas Watts. From almost 50 applicants, these three amazing students were selected to receive our 2015 BDNKY, Inc. Scholarships. Each student will receive $1000 forwarded directly to their current or future university. You can find more information about each student below.   Ms. Casey Deskins Casey will be attending…

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    BDNKY, Inc. is sponsored by companies who really care about diversity and inclusion, and want to make a difference in the community. We provide educational opportunities and allow businesses to share best practices. Diversity: the art of thinking independently together. Malcolm Forbes

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  • DIVERSITY SPOTLIGHT Featuring This Month's Leader of Diversity and Inclusion

    “As far back as I can remember I used [various] opportunities to question The Catholic Church’s stance on the role of women. I can remember our second grade classroom and the Pastor explaining to me, over and over again, why women couldn’t be priests. I think children grasp the concept of unfairness really easily, but…

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    BDNKY, Inc. is here to as a resource for the community! To better serve, communicate with, and support hundreds of individuals and organizations dedicated to diversity and inclusion, our website and our forums have been designed to keep you informed. Working closely with NIMBUS, our redesigned website features improved navigability, interactivity, upcoming events, updated links…

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    3 Member Companies Achieve DiversityInc Top Honors

    Three of BDNKY’s own Board companies have achieved high honors from DiversityInc. ADP was named #24 on DiversityInc’s Top 50 Companies List. Both Humana and Brown-Forman were named on DiversityInc’s 25 Noteworthy Companies.

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  • Please take some time to read our brief statement in response to the recent Field of Police letter.

    In no way does the following statement attempt to reflect the views of the member organizations.  Instead, the following statement is solely focused on representing the views of Business Diversity Network of Kentucky (BDNKY). BDNKY is mourning alongside the members of Emmanuel AME, the community of Charleston, SC and the nation. BDNKY acknowledges the diversity tensions…

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Board Members

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Lillian Hunt

Lillian Hunt

GE Appliances

General Electric

Lillian moved to Kentucky in July, 2010, when she became the Human Resources Manager for Legal and Leadership Programs for GE Appliances & Lighting in Louisville. In March, 2012, she assumed her current role of HRM Global Finance and Legal for GE Home and Business Solutions. In January, 2015, she added Diversity to her responsibilities.

Lillian joined GE in 1994 as a Human Resources Manager with GE Mortgage Services in Cherry Hill, NJ and held positions in that business and other GE Capital business units in Houston, Dallas, San Bernardino, CA, Scottsdale, AZ and Danbury, CT.

Prior to joining GE, Lillian held HR positions with PepsiCo and Contel/Verizon.

Lillian has become very active in Louisville Community. She currently serves on the following Boards: Greater Louisville International Professionals, Business Diversity Network of KY, Women Influencing Louisville, and the Urban Leadership Alliance Seminar of the Louisville Urban League. She also serves as a Kentucky Colonel for the Commonwealth of Kentucky.

She has a B.B.A. in Management from Mississippi State University and an M.B.A. in Finance from the University of Florida.


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About Us

Currently consisting of twelve member organizations, BDNKY, Inc. was incorporated in 2006 to enhance the cultures of organizations and their communities by promoting an appreciation for diversity and inclusion. To support an ever-changing business model for diversity and inclusion, BDNKY, Inc.’s purpose is accomplished by providing organizations and individuals a forum for sharing diversity initiatives, best practices, and resources. BDNKY, Inc. also hosts diversity-related events and networking opportunities. By sponsoring diversity forums that focus on a variety of diversity initiatives, we enable the exchange of best practices.

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