• The Business Diversity Network

    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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  • BDNKY Announces Winners of The BDNKY, INC 2014 Scholarship Contest

    Congratulations to Cassidy Hill, Ana Ruiz, and Brandon Lightsy for being chosen as the winners of the BDNKY 2014 Essay Contest. From almost 50 applicants, these three amazing students were selected to receive our 2014 BDN Scholarships.  Each student will receive $1000 forwarded directly to their current or future university.  You can find more information about each…

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  • Diversity Spotlight Featuring this month's leader of Diversity & Inclusion

    “I am committed to building relationships with my neighbors to create a thriving area that respects and values the contributions of our elders, that cares about our youth, that is environmentally safe, where residents are healthy, where businesses are investing and where unity is felt from the west to the southwest.” Councilwoman Attica Scott began…

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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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  • BDNKY is Proud of Our Board Sponsor’ Accomplishments

    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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New Event
Oct 24

The 4th Annual Dialogue on Diversity Conference

The purpose of the Dialogue on Diversity Conference is to construct a space where participants can engage in thoughtful and instructive conversations about the relevance and role of diversity in the fields of business, education, media, health, politics and religion.


Board Members

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Telisa Griffith

Telisa Griffith is Manager of Talent Acquisition and Co-Chair of the Diversity Council for KentuckyOne Health – Louisville Market. She has many years of experience in leadership positions in the recruiting and staffing industries.
KentuckyOne Health is the largest healthcare provider in the Commonwealth and its mission is to bring wellness, healing and hope to all. KYOne’s diversity and inclusion initiatives includes — providing culturally competent care for our diverse patient population, educating employees during employee orientation on the importance of inclusion and tolerance of different cultures, religions and thought; partnering with community organizations; engaging employees through cultural awareness activities.
Visit the company’s website at www.KentuckyOneHealth.org.

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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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