Diversity in the Workplace Conference

Thursday, Sept. 7 • 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. University of Louisville Shelby Campus Founders Union Building 450 N. Whittington Parkway   This conference is open to all Louisville Metro business leaders and employees. Light breakfast and lunch will be served. Registration This event is free, but preregistration is encouraged. To register, visit BDNKY.org/Registration. Email… Read more

Monthly Diversity Article: Dakota Access Pipeline

In mid 18th century, this “Dakota Access Pipeline” region began as part of the sacred land for Indian reservation, known as the Great Sioux Reservation. Between President Trump and the Texas-based Energy Transfer Partner, the government and police force, Sioux tribes and protestors, this land has become an intense battlefield as conflicting views on issues… Read more

Monthly Diversity Article: White Privilege

Did you know that a white person with a criminal record is more likely to get a callback for a job interview than a black person with the same qualifications who doesn’t have a record? Did you know that with overwhelming frequency, a white criminal will be identified on the news by a profile or… Read more

BDNKY, INC 2017 Scholarship Recipients

Congratulations to Max Burch, Alexis Metts, Jon Russell, and Daphne Woolridge.  These four amazing students were selected to receive our 2017 BDNKY, Inc. Scholarships.  Each student will have $1000 forwarded directly to their current or future university. You can find more information about each student below. Max Burch Max is a student at the University of… Read more

BDN Announces Scholarship Opportunity – Submission Deadline: January 27, 2017

The Business Diversity Network of Kentucky, Inc. is pleased to award scholarships to deserving, qualified students in the Kentuckiana area. Our organization provides opportunities to advance diversity and inclusion in the community including ways to invest in future leaders. Click here for scholarship application. ABOUT BDNKY, INC.  The Business Diversity Network of Kentucky, Inc. (BDN)… Read more

2017-2018 Scholarship Application

Applicant: _______________________________________________ Mailing Address: _________________________________________ City, State, Zip: __________________________________________ Phone: (      )____________ Email: ___________________________ Current High School Senior: High School: ____________________________________________ College/University You Plan to Attend: ___________________________ Anticipated Major (if known): __________________________________ Or  Current College Student:  College or University: ________________________________________ Major: ___________________________________________________ Hours Completed: ___________________________________________ Anticipated Graduation Date: ____________________________________ Requirements  For consideration, BDN Scholarship Applicants… Read more

Monthly Diversity Article: Got Privilege?

For centuries, words like equality, justice and liberty have taken many different forms, definitions and values. Similarly, the definition of what it means to have (or not have) privilege has changed. Before you answer the question, “Got Privilege?” let’s define privilege and discuss what it means to have it; historically and today. Merriam-Webster defines Privilege… Read more

Remembering Ali

The Business Diversity of Kentucky, Inc.  continues to celebrate the contributions and legacy of The Greatest – Muhammad Ali.   We extend our deepest sympathy to the Ali family.  His contributions represent what we strive to promote. While he was a prizefighter, we must not forget that he was also a great humanitarian and stood for peace, justice… Read more